Program Chair: Joel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC
Judicial Chair: Hon. Pamela K. Chen, EDNY[
Day 2 Judicial Co-chair: Hon. Lois Bloom, Magistrate Judge, EDNY
Program Co-sponsor: NYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee
Faculty: Scott Berman, Friedman Kaplan Seiler & Adelman LLP; Susan Buckley, Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP; Veronica Callahan, Arnold & Porter; Vincent Chang, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP; Charles Cohen, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP; Stephen Hoffman, Hoffman & Kessler; Gregg Kanter, Gregg H. Kanter Law Office LLC; Adrienne Koch, Katsky Korins LLP; Ben Rubinowitz, Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf; Richard Williamson, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
Join NYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee and Program Chair Joel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC, on consecutive Thursday evenings July 12 and 19 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 Judge Chen who provides her 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, including ethical considerations
Electronic Discovery, and ethical considerations
Taking and Defending Depositions
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