Category Archives: Dallas Legal Community

2018 N.D. Tex. Bench Bar Conference To Take Place On January 12, 2018

The Dallas and Fort Worth Chapters of the Federal Bar Association will host the second annual Bench Bar Conference on Friday, January 12, 2018 (7.0 hours of MCLE credit, with 2.0 hours of ethics credit). Should be a great event. The … Continue reading

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Karen Gren Scholer and Matthew Kacsmaryk Nominated To Serve On N.D. Tex. Bench

Three days ago, the White House announced that Karen Gren Scholer and Matthew Kacsmaryk have been nominated to serve as Northern District of Texas judges. Ms. Scholer had previously been nominated by President Obama to a judgeship in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon / CLE To Be Held On June 16, 2017

The Federal Bar Association and the Judicial Committee of the Dallas Bar Association are hosting the annual Judicial Appreciation Luncheon on June 16, 2017 at the Belo Mansion. Chief Judge Lynn will facilitate a panel discussion amongst other district, bankruptcy, … Continue reading

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Johnson Investiture, Wichita Falls Docket Update

Johnson Investiture. The Honorable Kimberly C. Priest Johnson was sworn in today as a magistrate judge in the Eastern District of Texas. The ceremony was well attended by area judges and luminaries, including Chief Judge Ron Clark (E.D. Tex.) and Chief … Continue reading

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Annual Judicial Appreciation Luncheon (June 23, 2016)

The Federal Bar Association and the Judicial Committee of the Dallas Bar are sponsoring the annual Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon. The Luncheon will be held on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the Belo Mansion’s Pavilion from noon until 1:30 p.m. The Luncheon … Continue reading

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Rutherford Federal Rules Amendments CLE (Part 2)

This post continues our discussion of Rebecca Rutherford’s excellent CLE on the amended federal rules, presented on June 2, 2015. Our first post, covering the changes to Rule 26, can be found here. This post addresses the second portion of … Continue reading

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FBA to Host Annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar on January 26, 2015 at the Belo

Each year, the Federal Bar Association hosts an annual Federal Civil Practice Seminar, an event that is definitely worth attending. This year’s seminar will be held on Monday, January 26, 2015, at the Belo. Speakers will include Judge Lindsay and … Continue reading

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Judge Lynn to Speak at Belo on August 22, 2014 Regarding “Dos and Don’ts” of Patent Cases

On Friday, August 22, 2014, Judge Lynn is hosting a CLE at the Belo (at noon), and presenting her talk titled “Patent Case Preferences and Pet Peeves–What I Know Now as a Judge That I didn’t Know as a Lawyer.”

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Annual Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon to be Held on Thursday, June 26

On Thursday, June 26, 2014, the annual Judiciary Appreciation Luncheon will be held at the Belo from noon until 1:30 p.m. Chief Judge Fitzwater will lead a panel discussion on Tips for Practicing in the Northern District of Texas – … Continue reading

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“Afternoon at the Courthouse” Program to be Held on Thursday, June 19, 2014

On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the Dallas Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and the Dallas Association of Young Bankruptcy Lawyers will be sponsoring an “Afternoon at the Courthouse” program at the Federal Courthouse. The program will start at 2:00 … Continue reading

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