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Short Calendar 101 CLE EYL140929

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Product includes audio files for the "Short Calendar 101" CLE, presented on September 29, 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 Info:


Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

CLE Credit:
2.0 Hours

About the Program:
For most new attorneys, speaking before a judge in a courtroom filled with experienced practitioners can be a daunting task. This program provides an overview of Connecticut’s short calendar system (including recent technical changes to E-Services) and teaches how to prepare and deliver an effective argument during short calendar.

You Will Learn:

  • How to use the Judicial Branch’s E-Services website for short calendar markings
  • When to request an oral argument
  • How to prepare for an oral argument
  • How to effectively present yourself to the court
Program Co-chairs:

Jason K. Gamsby, Faxon Law Group Trial Lawyers, New Haven

Amanda E. Gordon, Robinson & Cole, Hartford
Jeffrey P. Mueller, Day Pitney LLP, Hartford

Eamonn S. Wisneski, Dzialo Pickett & Allen PC, Middletown and Old Saybrook

The Honorable Edward S. Domnarski, Superior Court, Middlesex Judicial District, Middletown
Peggy George, Superior Court Operations Division, Hartford
Tucker G. McWeeny, Szilagyi & Daly, Hartford
Eamonn S. Wisneski, Dzialo Pickett & Allen, PC, Middletown and Old Saybrook


Program Schedule
1. What is Short Calendar?
2. Demonstration of E-Services Website to Mark Pleadings
3. Should I Request Oral Argument if a Motion is Not Arguable as of Right?
4. How to Prepare for Your Appearance at Short Calendar
5. Short Calendar Logistics: What to Bring, Where to Go, What to Do
6. How to Properly and Effectively Present Your Argument in Court
7. Civility When Arguing Before the Court
8. Questions and Answers

****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.