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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.
On September 26 and 27, 2016, the Bar Association of the Fifth Federal Circuit with Baylor University School of Law will host the 2016 Annual Appellate Advocacy Seminar in New Orleans. Cost is $150 for 10.25 hours of Continuing Legal Education, including both an hour of Professionalism and an hour of Ethics. Circuit Judges Jennifer W. Elrod, Catharina Haynes and James E. Graves, Jr. will give practical advice on effective oral argument and brief writing. Professors Scott Fraley and Greg White from Baylor University School of Law will be conducting a two hour writing workshop with “Three Tips to Make Each Part of Your Brief Memorable and Effective”. Marianne M. Auld, Chair of the Appellate Section at Kelly Hart in Fort Worth, TX will be our Ethics Speaker. Mike H. Rubin, McGlinchey Stafford, Baton Rouge, LA will speak on Professionalism. We are honored to have David C. Frederick from Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC and Adjunct Professor of the University of Texas. He is one of the nation's leading appellate advocates, and will present important issues before the Supreme Court. Observe oral arguments and get practical advice from the Court and seasoned attorneys. This seminar is an ideal introduction into federal appellate practice, with specifics about Fifth Circuit procedures.
Fair Labor Lawyer by Marlene Trestman
The Clerk of Court for the Fifth Circuit has offered guidance for citation to the record on appeal.
Did you know you can register to receive notices in cases of interest in the Fifth Circuit?