Program Chair: Joel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC
Judicial Chair: Hon. Gregory H. Woods, SDNY
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee
Faculty: Hon. Stewart D. Aaron, Magistrate Judge, SDNY; Scott Berman, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP; Vincent Chang, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Anne M. Champion, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Steven Sheppard DiCesard, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; Stephen Hoffman, Hoffman & Kessler; Adrienne Koch, Katsky Korins LLP; Ben Rubinowitz, Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf; Hon. Shira A. Scheindlin (Ret.), Stroock; Richard C. Schoenstein, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
Join NYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee and Program Chair Joel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC, on consecutive Tuesday evenings to learn what you need to know to practice in federal court.
A panel of expert litigators will explore the latest issues involved in federal court practice, along with commentary by Judicial Chair Hon. Gregory H. Woods, who provides his insights into the issues being discussed with a "View from the Bench" after each topic is introduced and discussed.
The first evening of the program concentrates on "the Trial," while the second evening of the program concentrates on "Discovery, Depositions and Experts."
AGENDA — DAY 1:
- Commencing an Action in Federal Court
- Responding to a Complaint in Federal Court
- Seeking and Opposing Summary Judgment
- Trial of a Civil Case in Federal Court
- Overview of Post Trial Procedure: Motions; Commencing an Appeal; Enforcement of Judgments
AGENDA — DAY 2
- Overview of Discovery Methods and Motions
- Non-Party Discovery
- Electronic Discovery
- Taking and Defending Depositions
Young Lawyers Sec/Comm on Inclusion Int Lawyers: $75
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