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

  • Case Management: Best Practices in the COVID-19 World
    • July 13, 2020
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Featuring a panel comprised of: Judge Beth Labson Freeman, Northern District of California; Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins, Northern District of California; Hilary Weddell, McManis & Faulkner (Moderator); Makesha Patterson, Senior Litigation Counsel at Google LLC; David Callaway, Partner at Goodwin Proctor

  • Case Management: Best Practices in the COVID-19 World
    • July 15, 2020
      12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Featuring a panel comprised of: Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, Northern District of California; Magistrate Judge Alex Tse, Northern District of California; Quyen Ta, Partner at King & Spalding; Nora Puckett, Senior Litigation Counsel at Google LLC