NEW RULE ALLOWS EASY ENTRANCE TO PRACTICE IN OHIO FEDERAL COURTS

The U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio would like to announce a change in the entrance requirement for being admitted to practice in our Court.
General Order 11-03 abolishes the requirement in Local Rule 83.3 to pass a bar exam in order to be admitted to practice in the Southern District of Ohio and
replaces it with a requirement for attendance at a Federal Court Practice Seminar.

Upcoming Federal Court Practice Seminars which are sponsored by the local Federal Bar Association Chapters are as follows:

DAYTON:

Date: December 10, 2011 (Saturday)

Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Location: Sinclair Community College, 444 West 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio

4.75 Hours CLE Credit* – including 1 Hour of Professionalism

Lunch and Refreshments Provided
COLUMBUS:

Date: December 14, 2011 (Wednesday)

Time: 9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Location: Columbus Convention Center (Rooms A-103(a) – A103(b))

3.0 Hours CLE – General Credit

Refreshments Provided
CINCINNATI:

Date: January 11, 2012

Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location: Room B-17, Potter Stewart U.S. District Courthouse

3.0 Hours CLE Credit* – including 1 Hour of Professionalism

Refreshments Provided

*
Ohio Supreme Court CLE Credit Approval Application Pending

Attendance at any of the three seminars qualifies for admission and previously
admitted practitioners are welcome to attend as a refresher.

For
further information, including registration forms, please visit the court’s
website: http://www.ohsd.uscourts.gov/attorneyinfo.htm
Registration forms are at the bottom of the page.

 

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