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26th Annual Judicial Conference
Tuesday February 25th, 2014 to Tuesday February 25th, 2014
When: February 25, 2014
Where: U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 717 Madison Place, NW, Washington, DC
On Tuesday, February 25, 2014, the court's 26th Annual Judicial Conference will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the National Courts Building, 717 Madison Place, NW, Washington, DC. The conference is sponsored by the court and the Court of Federal Claims Bar Association, in partnership with the Supreme Court Institute of the Georgetown Law Center. For complete details on the conference, please click here.
The program at the court will be followed with an evening reception starting at 5:30 p.m. at the neighboring National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Select galleries will be open for viewing.
- Introduction of the Court’s Newest Judges
- Best Practices in Pre-trial Case Management
Judge Thomas C. Wheeler will chair this panel, to feature a discussion by Court practitioners regarding best practices in pre-trial case management. In order to present the “Bar’s perspective,” representatives of the government and private bars will exchange their thoughts.
- OSM Update & Presentation of Causation in Fact Cases
Two leading Vaccine Act practitioners will join the Chief Special Master to discuss “best practices” in this important area of the law.
- Supreme Court Review
This panel will be presented by our conference partner, the Supreme Court Institute of the Georgetown Law Center. Chaired by Irv Gornstein, Executive Director of the Institute, leading Supreme Court advocates and scholars will provide an “inside look” at the key decisions of the 2012-13 Term and petitions pending for the 2013-14 Term, with an emphasis on the cases of special interest to those who practice before the Court of Federal Claims.
* PLEASE NOTE *
All registration fees will increase by $25 at midnight on February 10, 2014
Registration will CLOSE at midnight on February 19, 2014.
SPONSORSHIPS: Sponsors will receive prominent name placement on program materials and on placards during the Conference, on the court's website, and in the Bar Association's newsletter. To view sponsorship options, please click on the "register now" link at the bottom of the page.
SCHOLARSHIPS: The bar association is offering a limited number of scholarships to attend the conference. Forms may be downloaded by clicking here. Once completed please return to firstname.lastname@example.org by midnight on February 11, 2014.
PLEASE NOTE: When choosing your registration ticket, please pay special attention to the description for each pricing level (government, private practice, member, non-member, etc). Please note that CFC Bar Association membership is not the same as admission to the Bar of the Court; you must be a current paid member of the CFC Bar Association to be eligible for the member rate. If you are unsure of your membership status, please contact email@example.com.
Registration closes at 11:59pm on Wednesday February 19th, 2014. Register now.Back