(Webcast) Federal Court Practice 101: An Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Program Chair:

Andrew Rhys Davies
Allen & Overy LLP

  • This program is designed to introduce attorneys, particularly those in the first three years of practice or transitioning from practicing in state court to practicing in federal court, to the nuts and bolts of federal civil practice. The focus will be on providing attendees with practical knowledge that they can apply to their own cases. The panelists, including both practicing attorneys and members of the judiciary, will walk attendees through federal civil procedures while discussing strategies and sharing their own experiences in court.

    By focusing on real-life scenarios and practical skills, the panelists will share their advice on how to succeed at each stage of federal court litigation.

    Program Fee: $149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
    Government/Nonprofit/Academic/Judiciary: Free for Members | $199 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in any state or country 2019-2021) or In-House/Corporate Counsel attend this program for free.

  • Honorable Sarah L. Cave
    United States Magistrate Judge
    United States District Court
    Southern District of New York

    Honorable Peggy Kuo
    United States Magistrate Judge
    United States District Court
    Eastern District of New York

  • 6:00 pm – 6:10 pm

    6:10 pm – 6:30 pm
    Considering and Initiating Federal Court Litigation

    6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
    Initial Conference and Other Early Steps in Federal Court Litigation

    6:50 pm – 7:15 pm
    Document Discovery (Part I)

    7:15 pm – 7:30 pm

    7:30 pm – 7:55 pm
    Document Discovery (Part II)

    7:55 pm – 8:20 pm

    8:20 pm – 8:40 pm
    Pre-Trial Strategy and Considerations

    8:40 pm – 9:00 pm
    Settlement & Mediation

  • New York: 3.0 Skills
    New Jersey: 3.2 General
    California: 3.0 General
    Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
    Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

  • Sponsoring Association Committee:
    Federal Courts, Harry Sandick, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 | aavila@nycbar.org