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Cosponsored by the D.C. Bar Antitrust and
Consumer Law Section; Corporation, Finance
and Securities Law Section; Courts, Lawyers
and the Administration of Justice Section;
Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section;
Family Law Section; Labor and Employment
Law Section; Law Practice Management
Section; Litigation Section; Real Estate, Housing
and Land Use Section
Date:
Thursdays, October 11 and 18, 2012
Time:
6–9:15 p m
Credit:
6 0 Total Credit Hours,
including
1.0 Ethics Credit Hour;
3 0 Credit Hours
Per Session,
including 1.0 Ethics Credit for
Part 1
Fee: Entire Series:
$149 Cosponsoring
Section Members; $159; D C Bar Members;
$169 Government Attorneys; $199 Others
Individual Sessions:
$89 Cosponsoring
Section Members; $99 D C Bar Members;
$109 Government Attorneys; $129 Others
Description:
Taught by experienced litigators,
this introductory two-part series addresses
critical pretrial topics in civil litigation,
including depositions and written discovery,
with a focus on strategies and effective prac-
tice techniques Emphasis will be placed on
the rules, practices, and procedures of the
local and federal courts in the District of
Columbia metro area
This session will examine the practical consid-
erations and tactical techniques available to the
litigator in taking and defending depositions,
including preparation, use of depositions at
trial, and significant cases about depositions
The class will also cover ethical issues litigators
face in the discovery process
Faculty:
Saul J
Singer, D C Bar Legal Ethics Counsel;
Michael Williams, Kirkland & Ellis LLP
The second part of the series will explore
effective ways of drafting and responding to
written discovery requests, tactical consider-
ations, discovery motions, and use of written
discovery at trial
Faculty:
Catherine D
Bertram, Regan Zambri & Long, PLLC;
Thomas P Murphy, Hunton & Williams LLP
Cosponsored by all D.C. Bar Sections
Date:
Friday, October 12, 2012
Time:
9:30 a m –4:30 p m
Credit:
5 5 Credit Hours (Except 5 0 Credit
Hours for Florida, 6 5 Skills Credit Hours for
New York)
Fee:
$279 Cosponsoring Section Members;
$289 D C Bar Members; $299 Government
Attorneys; $319 Others
Faculty:
Kate Sylvester, Writewell
Description:
Cosponsored by the D.C. Bar Courts, Lawyers
and the Administration of Justice Section;
Criminal Law and Individual Rights Section;
Environment, Energy and Natural Resources
Section; Family Law Section; Government
Contracts and Litigation Section; Labor and
Employment Law Section; Law Practice
Management Section; Litigation Section; Real
Estate, Housing and Land Use Section
Date:
Monday, October 15, 2012
Time:
6–8:15 p m
Credit: 2.0 Ethics Credit Hours
Fee:
$89 Cosponsoring Section Members;
$99 D C Bar Members; $109 Government
Attorneys; $129 Others
Faculty:
Thomas E Spahn, McGuireWoods
LLP
Description:
This interactive program will
use hypotheticals to discuss the following
ethical issues and more:
• Disclosing unfavorable facts
• Prosecutors’ duty to disclose
• Disclosing directly adverse law
• Disclosing unpublished case law
• Disclosing statutory law and affirmative
defenses
• Timing of disclosure obligations
• Ex parte communications with the court
• Manipulating the choice of judges: docket
assignment
• Triggering recusal of judges
As indicated, courses meet the continuing education requirements of the following programs:
C
D.C. Court of Appeals Criminal Justice (CJA) Act Panel continuing education requirement
S
Superior Court of the District of Columbia Probate Division Fiduciary Panel continuing education requirement
D
Superior Court of the District of Columbia CJA Panel continuing education requirement
E
Ethics credit