Short Calendar 101
Presented by the Young Lawyers Section
Seminar Code: EYL140929
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. Attendees will receive an overview of Connecticut’s short calendar system (including recent technical changes to E-Services) and learn how to prepare and deliver an effective argument during short calendar.
Who Should Attend
First, second, or third year associates, newly admitted attorneys, law students, and anyone interested in improving their short calendar skills will find this program highly valuable.
You Will Learn:
- How to use the Judicial Branch’s E-Services website for short calendar markings
- When to request oral argument
- How to prepare for oral argument
- How to effectively present yourself to the court
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
6:00 What is Short Calendar?
6:15 Demonstration of E-Services Website to Mark Pleadings
6:30 Should I Request Oral Argument if a Motion is Not Arguable as of Right?
6:40 How to Prepare for Your Appearance at Short Calendar
7:00 Short Calendar Logistics: What to Bring, Where to Go, What to Do
7:15 How to Properly and Effectively Present Your Argument in Court
7:30 Civility When Arguing Before the Court
7:40 Questions and Answers
Event Cost: Member $75
Law/Paralegal Student $25 (as space is available)
** CLE materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. Financial hardship information is available upon request.