Please Join The Federal Bar Association Chapter for the Districts of Kansas and Western Missouri for a Seminar Addressing the Use of Scientific Evidence in our Federal Courts
Date: June 10, 2016, from approximately 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
RSVP by June 3, 2016, by entering your information above. Each person must register separately, and each registrant will receive a confirmation e-mail. Space is limited to 180 participants.
Location: Robert J. Dole United States Courthouse, 500 State Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66101
Ceremonial Courtroom Number 655
Description: The half-day seminar will consist of panel discussions addressing the use of scientific evidence in federal court. Highlights include a panel with Judge Phillips and Judge Maughmer from the Western District of Missouri and Judge Waxse and Judge O'Hara from the District of Kansas. Other panels will address using scientific evidence in particular practice areas, such as criminal law, commercial law, and products liability. Light refreshments will be served between sessions, and a reception with light lunch will be served from 12:30-1:30 p.m.
CLE Credit: The seminar is approved for 4 hours of CLE credit in Missouri and Kansas.
Costs: Non-FBA members*, $150.00; FBA Members, $50.
For details on the benefits of FBA membership or to join the FBA, consult: http://www.fedbar.org/Membership.aspx.
Please mail payments by June 3, 2016 to: FBA Chapter for the Districts of Kansas and Western Missouri; 490 Frank Carlson Federal Building; 444 S.E. Quincy Street; Topeka, KS 66683.
*Non-FBA members interested in FBA Membership can attend at the FBA Member rate by mailing the Chapter a hard copy of their membership application, application fees, and event payment.
A special note for Chapter Members: the Chapter will conduct its annual membership meeting in conjunction with this seminar. The meeting will involve two agenda items: bylaw amendments and officer elections. Follow these links to review or print a red-line version of the bylaws with proposed amendments and a clean version incorporating those changes. The nominees for officers are:
President - John Shaw
President Elect - Jere Sellers
Vice President - Judge Stephen R. Bough
Treasurer - Kate Marples
Secretary - Jon Simpson
National Delegate - Judge Eric F. Melgren
Cancellations: If your plans change, please cancel your reservation by using the link provided in the e-mail confirming your registration. By June 3, notify the FBA chapter of any accessibility concerns or dietary restrictions at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free parking is available in the jury lot at Washington Blvd and 5th Street. Please allow time for security clearance at the Courthouse entrance (Nebraska Street (SOUTH) Entrance). Cell phones and other electronic devices are allowed in the building only if you have a current District of Kansas bar registration card and a photo ID.
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