New Orleans Chapter: Federal District Courts in Louisiana: Differences and Practice Pointers



The New Orleans Chapter
of the Federal Bar Association
presents


Federal District Courts in Louisiana:
Differences and Practice Pointers

Speakers and Guests
Judge Jay Zainey
USDC - EDLA
Chief Judge Brian Jackson
USDC - MDLA
Magistrate Judge Carol Whitehurst
USDC-WDLA
Description

This one hour CLE on July 25, 2017 at 12 noon will highlight the local rules attorneys should know and focus on the following topics: Scheduling orders; Contact with the Court; Use of Magistrate Judges; Motion Practice; Discovery; Settlement Conferences; Trial Practices; Criminal Matters. This is a unique opportunity to explore the similarities and differences among the three district courts. A light lunch will be offered.

** Note this program was originally scheduled on June 22, 2017. All previous registrations will transfer to the new date unless pre-registered attendee contacts the FBA.
Cost
$35 FBA Members
$50 *FBA Non-Members
$20 Government or Public Service Attorney
$20 Law Student
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CLE
1 hour of CLE.
Registration

For detailed information, contact the FBA New Orleans Chapter at (504) 589-7990.

** Note this program was originally scheduled on June 22, 2017. All previous registrations will transfer to the new date unless pre-registered attendee contacts the FBA.
Date
July 25, 2017
Time
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Location
US District Court – EDLA
500 Poydras Street, C-501
New Orleans, LA
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