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Application for Appointment to the Criminal Justice Act Panel
March 31 2017

Attorneys wishing to be considered for membership on the CJA Panel who meet the eligibility requirements may submit an application no later than March 31, 2017.


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Elimination of Three-Day Rule - Changes to Local Civil Rule 7.1 and Appendix B ¶ 14
December 1 2016

To conform with the “Three-Day Rule” amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Civil, Criminal, and Bankruptcy Procedures which take effect on December 1, 2016, the Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio approved amendments to Local Rule 7.1 and Appendix B ¶ 14. The amendments remove the extra three days to act after service by electronic means under FRCP 5(b)(2)(E).


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Changes to the Fee Schedule
November 14 2016

Please take notice that the Judicial Conference of the United States has approved inflationary adjustments to District Court fees. These changes will become effective December 1, 2016. Click here to view the changes to the Fee Schedule.


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Constitution Day 2016: New Citizens to Take Oath at Iconic Sites
September 12 2016

Students will participate in real-life civics lessons at naturalization ceremonies scheduled at National Park Service sites and other, iconic places from Ellis Island to Pearl Harbor, in celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day on Friday, September 16. Some ceremonies, including the Ellis Island naturalization, can be viewed by livestream starting at 10:45 a.m. EDT on September 16 from uscourts.gov.

 


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ACS Northeast Ohio Chapter, Cleveland-Marshall Student Chapter, the Federal Bar Association, and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection
September 8 2016

Join the ACS Northeast Ohio Chapter and the Cleveland-Marshall Student Chapter, the Federal Bar Association,and the Cleveland Marshall College of Law Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection for an analysis of the legal framework undergirding civil liberties and privacy rights in a society where far-reaching technology is an increasingly prevalent part of our lives. We will also discuss how privacy rights and national security interests must be balanced and the future implications of the Apple iPhone dispute and what we can glean from it about this ever-changing area of law.


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Federal Bar Association Seminar: Effective Legal Writing for Your Client and Court Audiences
April 13 2017

Date: April 13, 2017


Location: The Union Club of Cleveland, 1211 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio


Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

Schedule:
11:30 a.m. Begin presentation
1:30 p.m. End presentation


Course Description: This course will help attendees learn how to make direct arguments in all their briefs to ensure that their message is effectively conveyed and that they answer judges’ primary questions about why they should do what a litigant asks and how they have that authority. Attendees will also learn how to ensure that their briefs convey not only the necessary legal argument but also the client’s perspective on issues.


Presenters: Richik Sarkar & David Lamb


Richik Sarkar is a Member of McGlinchey Stafford PLLC with a broad, varied practice in which he handles and directs: (1) litigation, (2) special projects such as organizational updates, policies, strategies, and investigations, and (3) risk and crisis management, for a variety of clients across several industries, ranging from sports and media agencies to local, regional, and global companies and financial institutions.


David Lamb is Vice President and General Counsel at Scott Fetzer Company (a Berkshire Hathaway holding) and is the head of the corporate legal department responsible for the legal affairs of the entire entity. David provides legal counsel to senior management for Scott Fetzer and its over 20 businesses (including The Kirby Company, World Book, Douglas/Quikut (maker of Ginsu knives), and Western Enterprises).


Please click here for a brochure.


This course is pending approval by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 2.00 total general CLE hour(s) instruction.
Cancellations received by 5:00 p.m., three business days prior to the seminar will receive a full refund; less than three  business days prior to the seminar will be refunded less a $10 administrative fee; no shows will not receive a refund. All cancellations need to be in writing via email sent to admin@fba-ndohio.org.


More information and online registration:  FBA Seminar: Effective Legal Writing for Your Client and Court Audiences

 

This course is pending approval by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 2.00 total general CLE hour(s) instruction.

 

Cancellations received by 5:00 p.m., three business days prior to the seminar will receive a full refund; less than three  business days prior to the seminar will be refunded less a $10 administrative fee; no shows will not receive a refund. All cancellations need to be in writing via email sent to admin@fba-ndohio.org.

 




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