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2020 Federal Court Practice Update | CMBA CLE Catalog

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2020 Federal Court Practice Update

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Date Published

August 14, 2020


Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association


Federal Court Training


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Required course for admission into the Northern District.

Welcome and Introduction. Joe Dunson
Federal Practice Overview. Standing Orders and Early Case Resolution. Chief Judge Gaughan
Anatomy of a Federal Prosecution. Ian Friedman, Eric Nemecek, and AUSA Brian McDonough.
Perspectives from the Clerk's Office: E-Filing, ADR, and Corporate Disclosures. Vicky Mizell, N.D. Ohio Operations Manager
Early Civil Case Obligations: Initial Disclosures, Meet & Confer, E-Discovery. Mark Young.

Personal Jurisdiction and Venue in the 6th Circuit. Greg Amend.
Conduct in Court and Depositions. Monica Sansalone

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Joseph Dunson, Esq.
Dunson Law, LLC

Joseph Dunson is an attorney providing legal services covering Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff and Business Litigation... Read More

Judge Patricia Anne Gaughan

Judge Gaughan, Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio... Read More

Ian Friedman
Friedman & Nemecek, LLC

Mr. Ian Friedman is one of the most sought after criminal defense lawyers in the country. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Mr.... Read More

Eric Nemecek, Esq.
Friedman & Nemecek, LLC

Brian McDonough
Assistant United States Attorney

Brian McDonough is an Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio in the Criminal Division’s White... Read More

Mark Young
Roetzel & Andress

Mr. Young focuses his practice on complex civil litigation matters in federal and state courts. He represents companies... Read More

Greg Amend
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard and Smith LLP

Greg P. Amend is a partner in the Cleveland office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Complex Business & Commercial... Read More

Monica Sansalone
Gallagher Sharp

Monica Sansalone is the Practice Group Manager of Gallagher Sharp’s Professional Liability Group and a member of the firm’s... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

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