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:
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
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
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
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.
further information, including registration forms, please visit the court’s
Registration forms are at the bottom of the page.