Dexter Hamilton will be moderating a webcast for the Federal Courts Committee. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many U.S. courts (state and federal) are adjusting the way they operate. Each court is making its own modifications under the circumstances and have included, among other things: courthouse closures, restricted courthouse access, as well as, processes and procedures relating trials, mediations and technologies for cases and arguments.
This program will address the following topics:
COVID-19 related orders and directives from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, the Eastern District, and the U. S. Administrative Office of the Courts
Practical thoughts and comments for dealing with federal judges during the COVID-19 crisis
U.S, Magistrate Rule 16 conferences, settlement conferences, and mediations during the COVID-19 crisis
U.S. District Court Clerk Rules, tips, and recommendations for dealing with the Clerk’s Office during the COVID-19 crisis