U.S. District Court, Western District Continuing Legal Education Program

October 27, 2013

US District Court, Western District Continuing Legal Education Program
New York State - Federal Judicial Council Advisory Committee

Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse, 2 Niagara Square, Buffalo, New York
3 - 5 p.m.

Also live video conferencing: US District Court, Western District of New York, 100 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614

This COMPLIMENTARY program will consider factors to evaluate when determining whether suit should be brought in the State or Federal Court, removed or remanded. An overview of Federal/State Forums shall include basic jurisdictional requirements, differences and defenses, docket issues, evidentiary/admissibility differences (i.e. experts), scope and. supervision of discovery/electronic discovery, availability of summary disposition, jury venires and the jury selection process, the determination of issues of state law, and appellate issues such as interlocutory appeals, among others.

Approved for 2 CLE Credits: Professional Practice

Hon. Jeremiah J. McCarthy -- Moderator, Hon. Peter W. Hall, Hon. Eugene F. Pigott, Jr., Hon. Erin M. Peradotto, Lisa Coppola, Jodyann Galvin, Sheldon Smith

Please arrive at the Courthouse not less than fifteen minutes prior to commencement. This program is appropriate for newly admitted and experienced attorneys.

Questions may be directed to the Program Chair(s):
Sharon Porcellio — sporcellio@bsk.com; (716) 566-2844
Jeffrey Wadsworth — jwadsworth@hselaw.com; (585) 231-1113