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:

  • Access to Justice
  • Case Management
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Criminal Law

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.

Recent programs include:

Fall Civil Law Symposiums: Civil Justice and the Courts (2021); The Supreme Court’s Shaping of Our Constitutional Rights: Past, Present and Future (2022)

Criminal Law Symposiums: Sentencing and Racial Bias in Jury Selection (2021); Conviction Alternative Programs (2022)

Intellectual Property Law Symposiums: Civil and Criminal Trade Secret Litigation Strategies (2021); Recent Developments in Patent Law (2022)

Summer Brown Bags: one hour civil and criminal law programs focused on attorneys new to the practice of law. Topics include Case Management: Best Practices Whether Remote or In-Person, and Careers in Criminal Law.

Panelists include subject matter experts and federal court judges.

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