• Warning icon
    Event has a status of Closed

2017 Federal Courts Symposium: Changes, Trends, and Updates

Please join us for Southern California’s signature program on practicing law in our federal district court that happens just once every two years.  Don’t miss it!

Program highlights include: 
Successful Motion Practice in the District Court: Federal District judges will provide insight on how to draft and argue motions to help give your clients the best chance for success.
Federal Discovery Disputes: Federal magistrate judges will provide updates on the latest procedures, trends and tips for resolving discovery disputes in the Central District.
Inside the Judges’ Chambers: Our local district Judges reveal their likes and dislikes and best practices for appearing in federal court.


Hon. Dolly M. Gee,
District Judge
Hon. Phillip S. Gutierrez,
District Judge
Hon. S. James Otero,
District Judge
Hon. Virginia A. Phillips,
Chief District Judge
Hon. Alka Sagar,
Magistrate Judge
Hon. Suzanne H. Segal,
Magistrate Judge
Hon. Christina A. Snyder,
District Judge
Hon. Patrick J. Walsh,
Chief Magistrate Judge
Hon. Otis D. Wright II,
District Judge
Aaron M. May,
Huang Ybarra Singer & May LLP
Peter B. Morrison,
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Hilton DoubleTree Hotel Downtown Los Angeles
120 S Los Angeles St. 
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Room: Main Ballroom

CLE credit:  2.5 hours of CLE credit


Judicial Officers


CLE+ Cardholders


CLE+ Cardholders with Reception


Litigation Section Members


Government/Non-Profit Staff


LACBA Members


All Others


Block of 8 Tickets




10/26/2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown 120 S. Los Angeles Street Los Angeles, CA 90012
Online registration not available.

LACBA members or registered users, please sign in for member rates and online registration.
Sign In

Please click here for User Name and Password help.

Not a LACBA member?  Please create an account to register online.
Create Account

Advance registration (both online and via phone) closes for most programs approximately 12-24 hours before event time (in order to allow for operational considerations), we would still like to have you join us, and you are more than welcome to register on-site and attend, unless the program is specifically noted as SOLD OUT. Full refunds issued only for registrations which are cancelled 48 hours in advance.

The LACBA online event registration system supports registration for individual event participants 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For assistance with group/multiple registrations, or if you’d simply prefer to register by phone (with Visa, MasterCard or American Express), please call LACBA’s Member Services Department at (213) 896-6560 any time from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have questions about programs or program registration, you’re also welcome to contact Member Services by e-mail at: msd@lacba.org

The Los Angeles County Bar Association is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. If this is a CLE event, the Los Angeles County Bar Association certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit. CLE events will state the amount and type of credit offered in the calendar listing.