2019 Florida Bar Federal Judicial Roundtable

The 2019 Annual unCONVENTIONal -The Florida Bar

BENCH AND BAR DISCUSSION ON FEDERAL PRACTICE

When:  Thursday June 27, 2019, 2:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where:  Boca Raton Resort & Club, 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432

Cost:  FREE for all judges, lawyers, law professors and law students

Register:  Florida Bar Convention Portal:  {You will need your Florida Bar Login and Password}

https://member.floridabar.org/CPBase__custom_login?site=a0a36000003SDujAAG

You can attend the 2019 Federal Judicial Roundtable without paying convention registration, but you must pre-register.

CLE:  General: 3.5 hours; Ethics:  1.0 hour; Technology: 2.0 hours

Moderator:  Professor Howard M. Wasserman, Professor of Law, FIU College of Law

Detailed Information:

The 2019 Federal Judicial Roundtable (Bench and Bar Discussion on Federal Practice) is anticipated to host more than 20 federal judges and 130 practitioners.

This interactive Bench/Bar program explores challenging discovery issues and other aspects of Federal practice, including those implicating technology and attorneys’ ethical obligations.  Topics for the Bench/Bar discussion include e-discovery and related admissibility issues, the effects of the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure governing discovery, effective briefing and argument techniques, expert witness disclosure requirements/timing and judicial expectations in presenting and arguing motions.  The Roundtable offers Florida Bar members an opportunity to closely interact with federal judges and practitioners about current developments and challenged in federal practice.

This event is free for all judges, lawyers, law professors and law students.  Space is limited.  Register for the 2019 Federal Judicial Roundtable online using the Florida Bar Annual Convention portal.  You can attend the 2019 Federal Judicial Roundtable without paying convention registration, but you must pre-register.

Moderator:

Professor Howard M. Wasserman is a Professor of Law at FIU College of Law, where he has taught since 2003, and previously was a law professor at FSU.  Professor Wasserman teaches civil procedure, evidence, federal courts, civil rights, and First Amendment. He has published extensively about freedom of speech, procedure and jurisdictional issues in public-law and civil-rights litigation, and recently published on baseball’s Infield Fly Rule.  He is a member of the Ad Hoc Committee on Rules and Procedure of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  He blogs at PrawfsBlawg, is the Section Editor for the Courts Law Section of JOTWELL, and is a Contributor at SCOTUSBlog.   Professor Wasserman graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University School of Law, where he was an associate articles editor of the Law Review and was named to the Order of the Coif.  Following law school, he clerked for Chief Judge James T. Giles of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and Judge Jane R. Roth of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.  Professor Wasserman is a loyal Chicago Cubs fan.

 

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  • Date: June 27, 2019
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