Program Calendar

This Calendar of Events contains information on programs, receptions and seminars sponsored by the FBA-NDOC.  To view a Calendar of Events for all programs, including board/committee meetings, please click here.

Upcoming events

    • 26 Oct 2017
    • 7:30 AM - 10:45 AM
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association -1375 East 9th St., Fl. 2, Cleveland

    PLEASE NOTE: this seminar will be held in the morning from 8:00-9:30 a.m.

    Please see the attached about the forth and final “Reach Out” pro bono program for this year on October 26, 2017 that provides free CLE and the opportunity to work alongside the CMBA and in-house counsel of NEO ACCA to help nonprofits in our community. 

    Specific Event Information:

    Title:  Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic: "Risk(y) Business: Nonprofit Risk Management 101" 
    Location: Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
    1375 East Ninth Street, Floor 2
    Cleveland, Ohio 44114

    Date: October 26, 2017
    Time:
    7:30 a.m. Registration
    8:00 a.m. "Risk(y) Business: Nonprofit Risk Management 101" (1.5 CLE requested)
    9:30 a.m. Adjourn
    9:40 a.m. Nonprofit Organization Clinic (no CLE credit available for this portion)

    Details:

    The Community Relations and Public Service Committee is pleased to announce the forth and final program of this year topic of: "Risk(y) Business: Nonprofit Risk Management 101". Reach Out is a collaborative effort of our local chapter of the Federal Bar Association, the Northeast Ohio Chapter - Association of Corporate Counsel - America (NEO ACCA), and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) - all of which have teamed up to develop and provide valuable law-related education and pro bono legal assistance to non-profit organizations in Northeast Ohio whose missions focus on community service and who demonstrate financial need.

    The four and final educational seminars and clinics for this year is scheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2017 on the topic of:  "Risk(y) Business: Nonprofit Risk Management 101" - Legal issues in risk management and insurance.

    Click here for the 2017 Reach Out brochure.

    Registration for the programs and clinics please click here. 

    Should you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Lesny Fleming, Chair of the Community Relations and Public Service Committee at jlesnyfleming@gmail.com

    • 26 Oct 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM (EDT)
    • Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - Courtroom-19A
    Register


    Click here for a pdf version.

    For FBA-NDOC members only.

    • 27 Oct 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 08 Dec 2017
    • 5:00 PM
    • Akron, Cleveland, Toledo, Youngstown

    NOTICE OF SEMINAR

    Federal Criminal Practice Seminar

    Video Replays - 2017

    [8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.]

    This seminar is a videotaped presentation of the Federal Criminal Practice Seminar held on August 18, 2017, and presented by the Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of Ohio and the Northern Ohio Chapter of the Federal Bar Association. The cost for attendance at a video replay presentation is $50.00 per person, or $25 for CJA Panel members. Checks must be made payable to the Federal Bar Association and must accompany the registration form. NOTE: Food and beverages are not provided.

    Application will be made to the Ohio Supreme Court Commission on CLE requesting a total 6.50 hours of general CLE. This seminar meets the requirements of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Local Rule 57.5(o) for continuing legal education for all attorneys appearing as counsel of record in criminal cases.

    This seminar will be presented on the following dates, at the following locations:

    AKRON - Friday, November 17, 2017
    U.S. Courthouse & Federal Building
    Conference Room B3-52
    2 South Main Street
    Akron, Ohio

    CLEVELAND - Friday, November 3, 2017; and Friday, December 8, 2017
    Carl B. Stokes U.S. Courthouse
    7th Floor Auditorium
    801 W. Superior Avenue
    Cleveland, Ohio

    TOLEDO - Friday, October 27, 2017; and Friday, December 8, 2017
    U.S. Courthouse, Grand Jury Room
    1716 Spielbusch Avenue
    Toledo, Ohio

    YOUNGSTOWN - Friday, November 17, 2017
    Thomas D. Lambros U.S. Courthouse
    Jury Assembly Room, # 345
    125 Market Street
    Youngstown, Ohio

    Please click HERE for the full PDF file and mail in registration.


    Questions may be directed to: Christine Sason at (216) 522-4856

    • 01 Dec 2017
    • 8:55 AM - 4:40 PM
    • Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - Courtroom 19A
    Register

    SPECIAL DISCOUNT -  if you attend both the Introduction to Federal Practice and New Lawyer Training Seminars. See registration for rates.

    BONUS - If you attend one or both of these seminars you can attend the Brown Bag Luncheon with Mag. Judge Thomas M. Parker at no charge.

    Introduction to Federal Practice Seminar

    Friday, December 1, 2017
    Time:  8:55 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - Courtroom 19A

    Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.

    This seminar satisfies Local Rule 83.5 Admission of Attorneys to Practice in the Northern District of Ohio.

    Join us for this informative seminar covering federal practice in the Northern District of Ohio. Topics discussed include: the role of the magistrate judge; court programs, accessing court information and electronic filing; local rules and practice; and electronic courtrooms.

    Participants who have completed the course and otherwise met the requirements of Local Rule 83.5 will be sworn in to practice in the Northern District of Ohio immediately following the seminar.  A tour of the courthouse will also follow the program.

    Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Parker

    Starts at 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
    Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - Courtroom 19A

    Anyone that has registered for the New Lawyer Training or the Federal Practice Seminar can attend the luncheon at no charge.  Please still register for the BBL and choose the "Complimentary" registration when registering for either of the seminars.

    Please click here  to get more information and to register for the BBL with Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Parker 

    New Lawyer Training  Seminar

    Friday, December 1, 2017
    Time:  1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - 7th Floor Auditorium

    Registration starts at 1:00 p.m.

    Course Description: 

    This seminar will provide new attorneys with training on law office management, client fund management, and professional conduct and relationships. It fulfills the three hours of NLT classroom instruction on professionalism, law office management, and client fund management required by the Ohio Supreme Court of all newly admitted Ohio attorneys.

    Please click here for a complete brochure on all programs listed above.

    Registration note:  If you do not have a supreme court number and would still like to attend please enter seven zeros (0000000) in the "SupCtNum " field when registering.

    Both the  Introduction to Federal Practice and the New Lawyer Training seminars are pending approval by the Supreme Court of Ohio.

    Written cancellations received by 5:00 p.m. three business days prior to the seminar will receive a full refund; less than three business days prior to the seminar will be refunded less a $25 administrative fee; no shows will not receive a refund. All cancellations need to be in writing via email sent to admin@fba-ndohio.org

    • 01 Dec 2017
    • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House - Courtroom 19A
    Register

    Brown Bag Luncheon with

    Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Parker

    Friday, December 1, 2017

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
    Carl B. Stokes U.S. Court House
    Courtroom 19A
    801 West Superior Avenue
    Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1846

    Anyone that has registered for the Introduction to Federal Practice Seminar and/or the New Lawyer Training Seminars held on the same day December 1, 2017 can attend this luncheon at no charge. Please still register for the BBL and choose the "Complimentary" registration.


    Click here for a brochure.

    Refund policy found on website.
    • 13 Sep 2018
    • 15 Sep 2018
    • New York


    Save The Date!
    2018 FBA Annual Meeting and Convention

    September 13-15, 2018
    New York

    For updated information and registration information please follow the  link below. 

    FBA 2018 Annual Meeting and Convention

Past events

20 Oct 2017 2017 Bankruptcy Bench-Bar Retreat
02 Oct 2017 2017 State of the Court Luncheon
02 Oct 2017 State of the Court Seminar
14 Sep 2017 2017 FBA Annual Meeting and Convention
13 Sep 2017 Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge David A. Ruiz
24 Aug 2017 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
18 Aug 2017 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
03 Aug 2017 2017 FBA-NDOC Annual Summer Social Event -members only
06 Jul 2017 Summer Associate Reception
28 Jun 2017 Brown Bag Luncheon with Immigration Judge Alison Brown and Judge David C. Whipple as guest.
16 Jun 2017 Criminal Rules Committee Event
02 Jun 2017 Invitation to the Swearing-In Ceremony of Patricia A. Gaughan as Chief Judge
01 Jun 2017 FBA Pilot Student Mentees, Mentors, and FBA Northern District of Ohio Board Members Adult Ice Cream Social
24 May 2017 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
18 May 2017 WOMEN LAWYERS IN THE COURTROOM
11 May 2017 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
26 Apr 2017 Southern District of Ohio Federal Sentencing & Criminal Practice Institute
13 Apr 2017 FBA Seminar: Effective Legal Writing for Your Client and Court Audiences
30 Mar 2017 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
14 Mar 2017 Panel Discussion: ADVICE AND DISSENT: GORSUCH AND THE FUTURE OF AN INDEPENDENT SUPREME COURT
13 Mar 2017 Brown Bag Luncheon with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
16 Feb 2017 FBA Members and Younger Lawyers Committee Social
16 Dec 2016 Professionalism Program
01 Dec 2016 Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge Jonathan D. Greenberg
01 Dec 2016 New Lawyer Training CLE Seminar & Introduction to Federal Practice Seminar
27 Oct 2016 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
27 Oct 2016 Federal Bench Bar Conference
05 Oct 2016 Installation of Chapter President, Officers & Directors
15 Sep 2016 2016 FBA Annual Meeting and Convention
14 Sep 2016 2016 State of the Court Luncheon
08 Sep 2016 Cell Phones, Terrorism, and Privacy: Can the Government Force Apple to Unlock Your IPhone?
25 Aug 2016 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
19 Aug 2016 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
04 Aug 2016 FBA Younger Lawyers Committee Event
27 Jul 2016 FREE Webinar: Creating and Sustaining Successful Pipeline Programs—Stepping Stones to a More Diverse & Inclusive Profession
14 Jul 2016 Summer Associate Reception
24 Jun 2016 FBA - Investiture of Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Parker
09 Jun 2016 Law Clerk Committee CLE - Dos and Don'ts: Practice Pointers from Currrent Federal Law Clerks
01 Jun 2016 Brown Bag Luncheon with Peter Elliott, United States Marshal Northern District of Ohio
26 May 2016 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
13 May 2016 Brown Bag Luncheon with U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Parker
13 May 2016 Introduction to Federal Practice Seminar, Brown Bag Luncheon with U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas Parker & New Lawyer Training Seminar
02 May 2016 Cleveland Foodbank Volunteer Night
14 Apr 2016 Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Judge Kathleen O'Malley & Special Master David Cohen will co-host a Brown Bag Luncheon
07 Apr 2016 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
10 Feb 2016 FBA Younger Lawyers Committee Event
15 Dec 2015 Professionalism Topics 2015
14 Dec 2015 Federal Civil Rule One and More—A Change in Culture, Cost, and Complexity (New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure)
03 Dec 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon with Judge Patricia A. Gaughan
03 Dec 2015 New Lawyer Training CLE Seminar & Introduction to Federal Practice Seminar
20 Nov 2015 The Problem - OUR Problem of Student Loan Debt Seen Through the Eyes of Judges, Lawyers, and Debtors
29 Oct 2015 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
13 Oct 2015 Installation of Chapter President, Officers & Directors
17 Sep 2015 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
16 Sep 2015 2015 State of the Court Luncheon
16 Sep 2015 State of the Court Seminar - The Barbarians Are At The Gate: Defending Your Firm From Cyber Attacks & Panel Discussion On The State Of The Profession Seminar
21 Aug 2015 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
30 Jul 2015 2015 FBA-NDOC Annual Summer Social Event
29 Jul 2015 Fundamental Rights, Due Process, and Marriage Equality: An Examination of the Supreme Court’s Landmark Same-Sex Marriage Ruling and Its Consequences for Employers, Taxpayers, and Society
24 Jul 2015 Dealing with Exonerees and Returning Citizens in Our Criminal Justice System: A Dialogue with Our Community
16 Jul 2015 Summer Associate Reception
19 Jun 2015 Combat Veterans and the Criminal Justice System: Ways to Help Them & Ways to Improve Their Legal Representation
12 Jun 2015 Free and Low-Cost Legal Research Resources
06 Jun 2015 New Lawyer Training
29 May 2015 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
28 May 2015 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
29 Apr 2015 Law Clerk Committee Meeting
26 Mar 2015 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
05 Mar 2015 Magistrate Judge Vernelis K. Armstrong Retirement Celebration
02 Mar 2015 Law Clerk Committee Meeting
26 Feb 2015 FBA Young Lawyers Committee Event
20 Feb 2015 Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office Celebrates Stephanie Tubbs Jones and Black History Month
19 Dec 2014 Professional Conduct Seminar
19 Nov 2014 Insurance Law
14 Nov 2014 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
06 Nov 2014 American Red Cross Blood Drive
30 Oct 2014 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
27 Oct 2014 Installation of Chapter President, Officers & Directors
09 Oct 2014 Guns, Drugs, Boats & Bits: Dealing with Difficult Assets In Bankruptcy Seminar
19 Sep 2014 Looted Masterpieces: The Ethical Implications of World War II Stolen Art
18 Sep 2014 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
08 Sep 2014 2014 State of the Court Luncheon
08 Sep 2014 State of the Court Seminar: Federal Practice and Other Issues Important to Federal Practitioners
22 Aug 2014 2014 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
21 Aug 2014 FBA Young Lawyers Committee Meeting and Happy Hour
31 Jul 2014 Summer Social Event at the Cleveland Aquarium
09 Jul 2014 Summer Associate Reception
19 Jun 2014 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
07 Jun 2014 Notice: Website off line.
15 May 2014 American Red Cross Blood Drive
15 May 2014 iPractice on an iPad
06 May 2014 2014 Sixth Circuit Appellate Practice Institute
25 Apr 2014 A Book of Your Own - Book Drive Ends April 25th, 2014
22 Apr 2014 Brown Bag Luncheon with United States Magistrate Judge William H. Baughman, Jr.
07 Apr 2014 2014 Annual Greater Cleveland Bench Bar Memorial Program
27 Mar 2014 One Bankruptcy Judge's Exit Interview with the Public
27 Mar 2014 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
20 Mar 2014 FBA Young Lawyers Committee Spring Kick-Off Happy Hour
24 Feb 2014 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
04 Dec 2013 Ethics, Professionalism, and Substance Abuse CLE Seminar
02 Dec 2013 Federal Labor & Employment Law Seminar
06 Nov 2013 Building Your Book: An Open Discussion of Steps Young Lawyers Can Take Today to Become an Effective Law Firm Partner Tomorrow
04 Nov 2013 Installation of Chapter President, Officers & Directors
29 Oct 2013 Jury Perceptions of Diverse Lawyers in the Courtroom
24 Oct 2013 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
19 Oct 2013 Brief Advice and Referral Clinic
16 Oct 2013 Brown Bag Luncheon with Judge Jack Zouhary
09 Sep 2013 2013 State of the Court Luncheon
09 Sep 2013 Taking Aim at Violent Crime: What Does the Second Amendment Tell Us?
27 Aug 2013 New Lawyer Training CLE Seminars
21 Aug 2013 Summer Social Event at the E&Y Tower
16 Aug 2013 2013 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
08 Aug 2013 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
19 Jul 2013 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
17 Jul 2013 Summer Associate Reception
27 Jun 2013 American Red Cross Blood Drive
27 Jun 2013 Using (& Not Misusing) Power Point in the Courtroom, Arbitrations, Client Presentations & Elsewhere
10 Jun 2013 ROAD WORK AHEAD: REVISITING THE PATH TO REENTRY
06 Jun 2013 FBA Social and Bier-Tasting in Historic Ohio City
05 Jun 2013 Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge Kathleen Burke
30 May 2013 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
22 May 2013 The Evolution of Computer Assisted Review – Past, Present and Future
26 Apr 2013 A Book of Your Own - Book Drive Ends April 26th, 2013
25 Apr 2013 Priorities of the U.S. Attorney's Office and their Impact on Corporate Counsel
25 Apr 2013 Commercial Damages 101 - Assessing Damages in Commercial Disputes Seminar
08 Apr 2013 Cleveland Foodbank Volunteer Night
14 Mar 2013 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
09 Mar 2013 Brief Advice and Referral Clinic
27 Feb 2013 Brown Bag Luncheon - Immigration Practice--Surely Not in this Courthouse
23 Feb 2013 Panel Discussion - Increasing APA Representation in the Judiciary
22 Feb 2013 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
19 Dec 2012 American Red Cross Blood Drive
12 Dec 2012 Ethics, Professionalism, and Substance Abuse CLE Seminar
13 Nov 2012 The Price of Justice: The Federal Budget and the Federal Courts
08 Nov 2012 Installation of Chapter President Virginia A. Davidson
25 Oct 2012 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
18 Oct 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
11 Oct 2012 Investiture of the Hon. Jeffrey J. Helmick with Reception hosted by the FBA-NDOC
04 Oct 2012 Brown Bag Luncheon with Chief Judge Alice M. Batchelder
27 Sep 2012 The History of the Northern District of Ohio Symposium
20 Sep 2012 Federal Bar Association - Annual Meeting and Convention
14 Sep 2012 State of the Court 2012
28 Aug 2012 New Lawyer Training CLE Seminars
27 Aug 2012 Cleveland Foodbank Volunteer Night
17 Aug 2012 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
16 Aug 2012 Summer Social Event
06 Aug 2012 Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge James R. Knepp, II and the Hon. Jeffrey Helmick
25 Jul 2012 Everything MDL: First-Hand Perspectives from MDL Panel Judges, MDL District Court Judges, and MDL Lawyers
19 Jul 2012 Summer Associate Reception
19 Jul 2012 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
12 Jul 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
20 Jun 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
16 Jun 2012 Hitchcock Center for Women - Outdoor Cleaning Volunteer Event
14 Jun 2012 American Red Cross Blood Drive
22 May 2012 Federal Labor & Employment Law CLE Seminar
17 May 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
02 May 2012 Making a Federal Case Out of It
27 Apr 2012 Shoes and Clothes for Kids "Packing Day"
25 Apr 2012 Federal Law Clerk Happy Hour
20 Apr 2012 Reception Following U.S. Supreme Court Swearing-In Ceremony and Afternoon CLE
20 Apr 2012 The Good, the Bad, and the 2012 U.S. Supreme Court Term
20 Apr 2012 Luncheon and Swearing-In Ceremony
20 Apr 2012 Swearing-In Ceremony for Admission to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States
19 Apr 2012 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
12 Apr 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
02 Apr 2012 2012 Annual Greater Cleveland Bench-Bar Memorial Program
30 Mar 2012 After the Motion: Attacking and Impeaching Intercepted Communications at Trial CLE Seminar
29 Mar 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
29 Mar 2012 Reach Out Legal Assistance Seminar and Clinic
29 Mar 2012 Federal Bar Association - Mid-Year Meeting
28 Mar 2012 Brown Bag Luncheon with Judge Benita Y. Pearson
26 Mar 2012 Cleveland Foodbank Volunteer Night
16 Mar 2012 Do's and Don'ts: Practice Pointers from Federal Law Clerks CLE Seminar
24 Feb 2012 Introduction to Federal Practice CLE Seminar
23 Feb 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
11 Feb 2012 Brief Advice and Referral Clinic
07 Feb 2012 American Red Cross Blood Drive
26 Jan 2012 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
25 Jan 2012 Brown Bag Luncheon with Magistrate Judge Greg White
17 Jan 2012 The Future of Legal Education: Responses from Northern Ohio's Law School Deans
14 Dec 2011 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
08 Dec 2011 American Red Cross Blood Drive
07 Dec 2011 Ethics, Professionalism and Substance Abuse CLE Seminar
05 Dec 2011 CANCELLED - Federal Labor & Employment Law CLE Seminar
18 Nov 2011 Investiture of Judge Jessica E. Price Smith, with Reception hosted by FBA-NDOC, CMBA and Norman S. Minor Bar Association
17 Nov 2011 Younger Lawyers Committee Evening Social
15 Nov 2011 Cleveland Foodbank Volunteer Night
07 Nov 2011 The Disappearing Trial in Federal Court
04 Nov 2011 CANCELLED - What You Need to Know About NLT CLE Seminar
21 Oct 2011 Investiture of Magistrate Judge Kathleen B. Burke, with Reception hosted by the FBA-NDOC
19 Oct 2011 Installation of Chapter President Diana M. Thimmig
30 Sep 2011 Members-Only Networking Breakfast
27 Sep 2011 A Whole Trial in 3 Hours
19 Sep 2011 State of the Court Luncheon
17 Sep 2011 Joint FBA - ACCA Brief Advice and Referral Clinic
25 Aug 2011 2011 Inaugural Federal Law Clerk Happy Hour
24 Aug 2011 Standing Up in Court
19 Aug 2011 Federal Criminal Practice Seminar
11 Aug 2011 Reception to Honor the Career of Judge Randolph Baxter
04 Aug 2011 Film, Law and Friends at the Capitol Theatre
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