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Inside the Courthouse: An Orient.(10/11)

Inside the Courthouse: An Orientation for Lawyers

New Attorneys, Mark Your Calendar!

Are you a newly admitted attorney or a young attorney that feels overwhelmed when walking into the courthouse? This CLE program is specifically designed for you!

Mark your calendar for "Inside the Courthouse: An Orientation for Lawyers" on Friday, October 11, 2013 from 1p.m. – 5 p.m. This CLE will include panel discussions and Q&A sessions with sitting judges from District, Family, and Circuit Courts. Also included are breakout sessions focused on the practical aspects of being a new lawyer, such as the basics of district court criminal practice, handling motion hour, and guiding a matter through probate court. The program will conclude with a tour of the Hall of Justice and Judicial Center led by those in the know, the Jefferson Circuit Court Clerks.

This CLE program is sponsored by the Jefferson County Office of the Circuit Clerk - David L. Nicholson, Louisville Bar Association, and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.


1:00 – 1:15 - Welcome & Announcements
D. Scott Furkin, LBA; David L. Nicholson, Jefferson Circuit Clerk and representative of the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law

1:15 – 1:45 - District Court Overview
Hon. Jennifer B. Wilcox,
Jefferson District Court

1:45 – 2:15 - Family Court Overview
Hon. Paula F. Sherlock,
Jefferson Family Court

2:15 – 2:45 - Circuit Court Overview
Hon. Audra J. Eckerle,
Jefferson Circuit Court

2:45 – 3:00 - Break

3:00 – 4:00 - Breakout Session (choose one)

A.) Probate A – Z
Hon. David P. Bowles,
Jefferson District Court and Robert Joseph Packard, Stoll Keenon Ogden

B.) District Court Criminal Practice
Greg D. Simms,
Greg D. Sims, Attorney at Law

3:30 – 4:00 - Circuit Court Civil Motion Hour
Jared J. Smith,
Attorney at Law and Scott Wallitsch, Cooper & Friedman. Moderated by: Brian M. Bennett, Stites & Harbison

4:00 – 5:00 - Tour led by Jefferson Circuit Clerks
Danielle Jones,
Chief Deputy Court Processes

FREE Attorneys admitted to the Bar in 2013, 2013 graduates, and current law students
$45 Attorneys admitted to the Bar in 2012
$75 Attorneys admitted to the Bar in 2009 – 2011
$90 Attorneys admitted to the Bar in 2009 or before

Judicial Center Jefferson Circuit Court

CLE Credits:
2.5 CLE Credits - APPROVED

Register: To register for the CLE program please call the LBA at 502-583-5314 or e-mail Lisa Anspach, LAnspach@LouBar.org. Please include your graduation information in the e-mail.

Contact: LAnspach@LouBar.org

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