Essentials of Federal Practice for State Practitioners (EYL230130)

Monday, January 30, 2023

5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Webinar (CLE Pass Eligible)

Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

About the Program

This program will discuss handling federal cases and navigating the federal system for newer attorneys and those who typically practice in state court.  The presentation will identify the unique features of federal practice and highlight recent rule changes as a springboard for those entering Federal Practice and a refresher for those with more experience.

You Will Learn

• How to handle a federal case from inception to resolution.
• About unique aspects of Federal Practice.
• About the similarities and differences between the Superior Court and District Courts.
• About rule changes in the district and how to stay informed of subsequent changes.

Who Should Attend

All Young Lawyers who practice in the Federal Bar or are interested in joining the Federal Bar, as well as more experienced state practitioners who are new to federal practice. This program will be especially timely for new attorneys who may have experience in state court and will soon be eligible for federal practice.


(Includes electronic materials)
YLS Section Member $45
Member $52
CLE Pass Holder $0 (you must have purchased the CLE Pass to register as a CLE Pass holder)
Student Member $20
Non-Member $104

Financial hardship information is available upon request.


Judge Bolden Headshot1 Hon. Victor A. Bolden
United States District Court, District of Connecticut, Bridgeport

LaLima Headshot1 Trent LaLima
Santos & LaLima PC, Hartford

Morgan Rueckert Headshot1 Morgan P. Rueckert
Shipman & Goodwin LLP, Hartford


Laguerre_Ray1 Ray Laguerre
Axinn Veltrop & Harkrider LLP, Hartford

CLE Credit

CT: 1.5 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 1.5 CLE Credits (AOP)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits. 

Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the page on CLE: 

If the seminar is recorded, all member registrants will receive complimentary access to the recording approximately six weeks after the program. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.

Closed captioning will be available during the seminar presentation for virtual attendees. 


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