NYCLA Plans Replay Of Seminar On Trying Cases In Federal Court

Saturday, December 1, 2007 - 01:00

The New York County Lawyers' Association (NYCLA) will present a video replay of a CLE seminar titled Winning Cases in Federal Court.

The program will take place on Tuesday, December 18 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and from 2 to 5 p.m. at the NYCLA Home of Law, 14 Vesey Street, New York City.

Topics covered include: the strategic issues to consider in commencing an action in federal court and in responding to a complaint; when and how to move for summary judgment, and how to defeat a summary judgment motion; strategies and techniques for winning a trial in federal court; an overview of post-trial procedure; what discovery is required, what is permitted and how to handle discovery disputes; electronic discovery; how to prepare for, take and defend depositions; non-party discovery; how to handle discovery concerning expert witnesses, and Rule 11, sanctions and ethical considerations.

Among the speakers will be Arthur F. Aufses, Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP; the Hon. Kevin P. Castel, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York; Bruce Green, Fordham Law School; Gregg Kanter, Fleming Zulack Williamson Zauderer LLP, and Barbara Moses, Morvillo Abramowitz Grand Iason Anello & Bohrer PC.

For information on available CLE credits and program fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at www.metro- corpcounsel.com.

For reservations, call (212) 267-6646 or visit www.nycla.org.