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Federal Court Practice 101: An Introduction to the Nuts &

Federal Court Practice 101: An Introduction to the Nuts & Bolts of Federal Civil Practice (OnDemand)
Originally held on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm


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, including: 

  • Starting Litigation (Complaint/Answers)
  • Initial Conference
  • Discovery (Documents, Interrogatories, Requests for Admissions)
  • Depositions
  • Close of Discovery (Dispositive Motion Practice/JPTO)
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CLE Credit:
New York: 3.0 Skills
New Jersey: 3.0 General
California: 2.5 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:

$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
This program is free to Members who are  Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

Please Note: Newly admitted NY attorneys cannot fulfill ethics or skills credits through our OnDemand programs under OCA rules. For more information on this, please see

Program Instructor:
Barbara Seniawski, The Seniawski Law Firm PLLC

Sponsoring Association Committee: 
Federal Courts, Richard Hong, Chair

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