Please save the date and plan to join us for our upcoming free CLE program focusing on federal appellate practice and effective advocacy in the Ninth Circuit. The presenters will be Chief Judge Thomas and staff from the Court of Appeals as well as experienced local appellate practitioners specializing in civil and criminal law.

When: September 28, 2017

Where: James F. Battin Federal Courthouse, 2601 2nd Avenue North, Billings, MT

Time: Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.; Program will conclude by 4:00 p.m., with a reception to follow Lunch will be provided

Topics: Overview of Ninth Circuit appellate process, Motions Practice; Mediation; Effective Briefing and Oral Argument; En Banc process.

RSVP: Please reserve a seat by sending your name and contact information to CLE_Billings@ca9.uscourts.gov

• We plan to provide a live stream to the event on our website. We will post the link on our website under announcements when that becomes available. CLE self-study credit may be available for those who attend via live stream.

• Similar programs are being planned for Boise, Spokane, Las Vegas, San Diego, and Portland. The agenda and other materials for each program will be posted on our website.

• This program is sponsored by the Ninth Circuit Attorney Admission Fund Committee and the Montana Federal Bar Association.


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