Product includes audio files for the "Federal Practice 101" CLE, presented on October 21, 2014. Audio files, course materials, seminar evaluation form, and Verification Affidavit will be sent electronically once payment is processed.
For CLE credit, record the codes heard in the course audio on the Verification Affidavit and submit the document to the CBA in accordance with the instructions in the document.
Seminar Code: EYL141021
CLE Credit: 2.0 Hours
About the Program:
Federal Practice 101 will introduce attorneys to the basics of federal practice. The panel consists of two experienced federal civil litigators who will provide practical guidance on how to navigate the federal judicial system and the Honorable Stefan R. Underhill who will offer his insights to give listeners a better understanding of the expectations of the federal bench. The program will enable Connecticut attorneys litigating in federal court to be more effective advocates on behalf of their clients.
Both new and experienced attorneys will benefit from this training.
You will learn:
- Practice and procedure from complaint to discovery, including requirements of federal complaint, pre-answer responses to the complaint, answers and defenses, default judgement.
- The local rules and motion practice, including summary judgment
- The rules of discovery, including Rule 26(f) reports, initial disclosures, depositions, and joint trial management reports
The Honorable Stefan R. Underhill, United States District Judge, District of Connecticut, Bridgeport
James T. Shearin, Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport
Elizabeth J. Stewart, Murtha Cullina LLP, New Haven
****The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.