Tuesday, March 24, 2015

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM EST
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James M. Hanley Federal Building and Courthouse
100 South Clinton Street, Syracuse, NY


 10:00 a.m. CLE Program - Ceremonial Courtroom - 3rd Floor

12:00 p.m. Admission Ceremony Ceremonial Courtroom - 3rd Floor

Syracuse, NY 13261  

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Melissa Withers
NDNY-Federal Court Bar Assn.

Northern District of New York

Federal Court Bar Association

  Upcoming CLE Program and Admission Ceremony
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Syracuse, New York

Please join us in welcoming our Newly Admitted Attorneys at 12:00 p.m. at the James M. Hanley Federal Building and Courthouse in the Ceremonial Courtroom.  Chief Judge Gary L. Sharpe presiding.  NDNY-FCBA President, Jeffrey Hurd will move for admission of all applicants who have been approved for admission by the Court. The guest speaker will be Hon. Brenda K. Sannes, U.S. District Judge, Northern District of New York.  Angky Budiardjono will perform America the Beautiful and The National Anthem.  A small reception will follow the ceremony.

The Admission Ceremony Program and Reception will be preceded by a CLE Program: "Representing Your Client in the Northern District of New York", beginning at 10:00 a.m.

For new and experienced attorneys alike, this program will examine how a civil action proceeds in the Northern District of New York. The speakers will represent perspectives from the plaintiff, defendant, and Court regarding various phases of the litigation process. Learn nuances about litigating your case in this district and the court's expectations, and hear best practices relating to the first steps in developing a plaintiff's case, responding to a complaint as a defendant, and the parties' discovery obligations.