Welcome to the Practice Program Website

The Northern District Court Practice Program offers continuing legal education programs throughout the year on a variety of topics and practice areas:

  • Civil Procedure
  • Criminal Law
  • Patent Law
  • Securities Law
  • Removal Jurisdiction
  • ADR and more.

Filled with practical and substantive information, and with the perspective of sitting federal court judges, these programs are generally inexpensive or free and offer MCLE credit.

Past programs have included:

  • Patent Law Roundtable
  • Class Action Fairness Act: Updates and Issues
  • Where Were the Gatekeepers?? How did so many executive frauds escape disclosure by the professionals who were supposed to guard the public against them?

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Upcoming Events

  • Civil Justice and the Courts Fall Symposium 2021
    • Day 1
      November 9, 2021
      9:45 am - 12:45 pm
    • Day 2
      November 10, 2021
      10:00 am - 2:00 pm

    This year's Civil Symposium takes a wide ranging look at civil justice issues facing our courts, including the role of the Asian American community in civil rights litigation, ADA litigation, the waiver of intellectual property rights during the COVID-19 pandemic, mask and vaccine mandates during the pandemic, and qualified immunity. The symposium also features a mock argument involving high school students and a conversation between retired Judge and former Stanford Law School Assistant Dean LaDoris Cordell and Judge Haywood Gilliam about her new book--Her Honor:  My Life on the Bench . . . What Works, What’s Broken, and How to Change It.