11th Annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 09/17/2015
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location
Westin Gaslamp Quarter

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The San Diego Chapter of the Federal Bar

Association and the United States District Court

for the Southern District of California

are pleased to present:

THE ELEVENTH ANNUAL JUDITH N. KEEP

FEDERAL CIVIL PRACTICE SEMINAR

The annual seminar is dedicated to the memory of District Judge Judith N. Keep, who served as a United States District Judge in the Southern District of California for over twenty years, and as the District’s first female Chief Judge from 1991 to 1998.

This year’s seminar will include the following panels:

THE PROCESS OF DECIDING MOTIONS

Featuring:  Barry Ted Moskowitz, Chief Judge, Southern District of California; Dana M. Sabraw, U.S. District Judge; Gonzalo P. Curiel, U.S. District Judge; Nita L. Stormes, U.S. Magistrate Judge (Moderator); and Christopher Latham, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

The panel will discuss the process of deciding motions as well as what they find are the most persuasive aspects of your briefing and argument.

RULES UPDATE: DISCOVERY AND CASE MANAGEMENT

Featuring: Jan M. Adler, U.S. Magistrate Judge and William V. Gallo, U.S. Magistrate Judge

A review of the upcoming changes to Civil Rules 1, 4, 16, 26, 34 and 37 and their impact on practice in the Southern District.

EXPERT WITNESSES-DAUBERT AND BEYOND

Featuring: Marilyn L. Huff, U.S. District Judge; Cathy Ann Bencivengo, U.S. District Judge; M. James Lorenz, U.S. District Judge; and Mitchell D. Dembin, U.S. Magistrate Judge

The panel will discuss the when, how and why of Daubert motions, and other issues concerning expert witnesses.

PROFESSIONALISM AND ETHICS AT THE COURT OF APPEAL

Featuring: M. Margaret McKeown, Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal; John Owens, Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal; and Anthony J. Battaglia, U.S. District Judge (Moderator)

DATE:          Thursday, September 17, 2015

TIME:          Registration: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Program: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Reception: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

PLACE:       Westin Gaslamp Quarter

San Diego Ballroom

910 Broadway Circle

San Diego, CA 92101

COST:          FREE

MCLE:         3 hours of general CLE credit and 1 hour of Ethics credit

Space is limited. For questions about this event, please contact Fred Bingham at:fredcbingham@gmail.com

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