Winning Cases in Federal Court – Part 1: The Trial


Winning Cases in Federal Court – Part 1: The Trial

Recorded On 07/11/2016


Join NYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee,  Program Chair Joel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC and Judicial Chair Hon. Richard Berman, SDNY, 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 Berman 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.”

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: Post-Trial Motions, Commencing an Appeal, Enforcement of Judgments



Program ChairJoel M. Silverstein, Stern & Kilcullen, LLC

Judicial ChairHon. Richard Berman, SDNY

Program Co-sponsorNYCLA’s Federal Courts Committee

Faculty: Arthur Aufes III, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel, LLP;  Vincent Chang, Wollmuth Maher & Deutsch LLP;  Jane Conroy, Simmons Hanly Conroy; Stephen Hoffman, Wilk Auslander; Richard Williamson, Flemming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP


3 NY CLE Credits; 3 Skills


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