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Event Details

This seminar will presented via Zoom in cooperation with Cohn Lifland. *There is a 2-Step Registration Process. The second registration step occurs after registration and payment through this page. After you complete your payment, please contact the Bergen County Bar Association via email to complete the second step.*

This seminar will be focused on the discussion of federal civil practice. Some of the topics that will be discussed include:

  • Role of MJ and DJ in a civil case
  • Preparing for initial Scheduling Conference - what to do before and at conference, including ESI issues
  • Settlement Conferences
  • Discovery and Discovery Disputes - meet and confer, Rule 26(a), no boilerplate objections
  • Dispositive Motion Tips - Rule 56.1 statement
  • Final Pretrial Order
  • Trial Practice
  • Jury selection, jury questions, and other pretrial practices
  • Other differences from State and Federal practice