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The Essentials of Federal Practice CLE (EYL170321)
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When: Tuesday, March 21, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL170321

CLE Credit

CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (2.0 Professional Practice)

About the Program
This CLE is a primer for attorneys new to federal civil litigation. It provides an overview of issues that arise from the initiation of a lawsuit to its conclusion. You will learn how to address issues such as jurisdiction, venue, and pleading standards. You will also learn about discovery motion practice, trials, and appeals.

You Will Learn

  • Local rules, standing orders, and chambers practices in the District of Connecticut
  • Basics of federal court pleadings
  • Discovery procedures

Who Should Attend
New attorneys who plan to practice in federal court.


Kathleen Dion Claire-Howard_resized
 Kathleen E. Dion
 Claire M. Howard
Madsen Prestley & Parenteau LLC


Nuala Droney Steigman
Hon. Stefan R. Underhill
US District Court for the District of Connecticut

Nuala E. Droney


Todd D. Steigman
Madsen Prestley & Parenteau LLC


Cost: Includes a light dinner and parking at the public garage at 35 Bank Street

           Member $75
           Non-Member $125
           Student $25

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. 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. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request



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