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FBA Maryland: 2022 Introduction to Federal Practice Program

Thursday, February 17, 2022

The Federal Bar Association Maryland Chapter’s Annual


March 25, 2022 
12 to 5 p.m.
Via Zoom

The Maryland Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is sponsoring a program for lawyers who practice or intend to appear in United States District Court for the District of Maryland and/or for attorneys who want to be admitted to the Court. In light of on-going Covid-19 pandemic and related restrictions this year’s program will be presented online via Zoom. 

The CLE program will cover topics that include:

•    Pleading, Jurisdiction, Venue and Removal
•    Discovery
•    Mediation
•    Evidence 
•    Criminal Practice
•    Motions Practice

The program will feature judges of the District of Maryland, as well as attorneys who regularly practice in the Court.  It also will include remarks and tips from the Clerk’s Office of the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, and a presentation by a representative of the House of Ruth.

CLE Registration
An RSVP is required to register, but the CLE program is offered free of charge.  Please send  
RSVPs by e-mail to:  Judy Wye at Registrants will receive a link to the program via email. 

Attorney Admissions
Attorneys who want to be admitted to the U.S. District Court must apply for admission and pay the $200 admission fee electronically through the Court’s website at  Applicants must have a sponsor complete and sign the sponsor portion of the application, but sponsors need not attend the CLE program or the ceremony.  Admission applications for the March 25, 2022, ceremony must be filed online by March 18, 2022.  Applicants will be directed to register to participate in the March 25th ceremony once their applications have been approved, and they must separately RSVP for the CLE program.  The admissions ceremony will follow the CLE program and is scheduled for approximately 4:25 p.m.  Approved applicants will receive a second and separate link via email for participation in the ceremony.