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Welcome to the Bar Association of The Fifth Federal Circuit,
Improving and facilitating the administration of justice in the federal courts within the Fifth Circuit.
The Appellate Practice Section of The Mississippi Bar invites you to attend “A Behind the Scenes Guide to the Appellate Process,” a 6.0 hour CLE credit, including one hour of ethics, seminar. The seminar will take place on Friday, June 19, 2015, from 8:00 to 3:45, with a happy hour to follow. The seminar will offer unprecedented access to the inner workings of the Mississippi appellate courts. The day begins with an ethics hour by Luther Munford, then will feature sessions with the Clerk of the Mississippi Supreme Court, the Clerk of the Fifth Circuit, and the directors of the legal staff of both courts. The Appellate Practice Section is proud to feature Judge James E. Graves of the Fifth Circuit as the keynote speaker. A panel of Mississippi Supreme Court Justices and Court of Appeals Judges will follow, and the day will conclude with a panel of experienced practitioners discussing oral argument strategies. The seminar will be at the Supreme Court Courthouse at 450 High Street in Jackson. Cost is $150 for Section Members and $180 for Non‐Section Members. We hope you can join us. For additional information and the full agenda, download the registration brochure. To pay by check, download the Registration Form and follow the instructions on the form. To pay by credit card, click here.
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
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