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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
Tuesday, August 6, 2024 | 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: 3.3 General
California: 3.0 General
Pennsylvania: 2.5 General
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:

$149 for Members | $249 for Nonmembers
Recent Law Grad/Newly Admitted Attorney/Government/Nonprofit/Judiciary/Academia: Free to Members | $199 Nonmember

This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2022-2024), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys in Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

For New York Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through December 31, 2024 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).  

Program Chair:
Barbara Seniawski, The Seniawski Law Firm PLLC

Sponsoring Association Committee: 
Federal Courts, Richard Hong, Chair

Information about our Financial Aid Policy and Application can be found here


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