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September 30, 2009: Schedule of PJC Conference Sessions Open to the Saipan Bar Association

The Schedule of 2009 Pacific Judicial Conference Sessions Open to the Saipan Bar Association is now available. Review the complete schedule in PDF format here

June 1, 2006: BOD's Meeting

Location: TBA Time: 11:45 a.m.

May 18, 2006: Gen Memb Mtg.

Location: Hyatt Regency Saipan - Giovanni's (Private Room) Time: 11:45 a.m. Agenda: No CLE

October 28, 2005: Finding CNMI Law

Sponsored by LRC Location: LRC Office in the Hillblom Law Library - Guma Hustisia in Susupe. Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12 Noon CLE Credits: 2.5 RSVP: 236-9820 (LRC)

October 27, 2005: General Membership Meeting

Location: Aqua Resort - Raraina Restaurant Time: 11:45 a.m. CLE Speaker: Steve Nutting CLE Topic: Family Law CLE Credit(s): 0.5

October 8, 2005: 12th Annual Fed District Ct Mtg

Please note: Workshop location - US District Court - Horiguchi Building; Reception/Dinner - Aqua Resort Hotel - Raraina Restaurant Workshop -------- Time: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location: US District Court Presentors: Deanne Siemer & Frank Rothschild Subject: Presenting Techonology in the Courtroom (plus demo of "full tech trial"). Cost for Workshop: None. Dinner/Reception (No Host Bar) ------------------------------ Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Aqua Resort Hotel - Raraina Restaurant Cost: $40.00 Contact your 9th Circuit Court - Lawyer Representative, Mr. Robert T. Torres at 233-7895 or via e-mail at rrtlaw@vzpacifica.net NLT Monday, October 3, 2005 to RSVP and make payments.

October 7, 2005: Admissions Ceremony

Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Supreme Courtroom at theGuma Hustisia, Susupe

October 7, 2005: Better, Easier Powerpoint Slides

Location: Federal Courthouse, Room 214 - Garapan Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12 Noon CLE Credits: 3 Please contact Honora Tenorio at 235-4785 to sign up. Space is limited.

September 23, 2005: Trial Advocacy Course

Dates: Friday, September 23rd & Saturday, September 24th Location: U.S. District Court Time: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Lunch Break 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.) CLE Credits: 12.75

August 30, 2005: Finding CNMI Law

Time: TBA Location: Guma Hustisia, Law Revision Commission CLE Speaker(s): LRC Staff CLE Credit(s): 2.5

June 26, 2005: Pre-Law Program

Sponsor: Judicial Branch Date: June 26 - July 15, 2005 Location: TBA

July 14, 2005: Legal Education and Legal Profession - Joint Presentation

Time: 12 Noon Location: Guma Hustisia, CNMI Supreme Court CLE Speaker: TBA CLE Credit(s): 1.0

July 7, 2005: CNMI Limited Liability Corp. Statute v Other Business Forms

Time: 12 Noon Location: Aqua Resort CLE Speaker: Prof. Desiderio CLE Credit(s): 1.0

June 30, 2005: Consumer Law

Time: 12 Noon Location: Guma Hustisia, CNMI Supreme Court CLE Speaker: Prof. Frederick Hart CLE Credit(s): 1.0

June 24, 2005: Finding CNMI Law

Time: 9;30 a.m. - 12 Noon Location: Guma Hustisia, Law Revision Commission CLE Speaker(s): LRC Staff CLE Credit(s): 2.5

June 23, 2005: Gen Memb Mtg. - Gubernatorial Candidates' Open Forum

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt - Giovanni's Restaurant Speaker: Gubernatorial Candidates Subject: Open Forum

June 9, 2005: BOD's Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Keeraku Restaurant

May 26, 2005: General Membership Mtg

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant CLE Speaker: Vacant

May 19, 2005: BOD's Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: DaiIchi Hotel - Jade Garden Private Room

May 1, 2005: Law Week

Sponsored by the Supreme Court Location: Guma Hustisia Date: May 1 - 7, 2005 Details: TBA

May 5, 2005: AGs Cup

Location: Tinian Time: TBA

April 29, 2005: Admissions Ceremony

The General Bar Membership is invited to the Admissions Ceremony which will be held at the Guma Hustisia - Supreme Courtroom in Susupe at 11 a.m.

March 4, 2005: E-Filing Presentation for the General Membership

Subject: E-Filing Presentor: Kevin Kennedy, Lexis Nexis Time: 12 Noon - 1 p.m. Location: Hillblom Law Library - Guma Hustisia, Susupe, Saipan. CLE Credit(s): 1 (One)

February 17, 2005: General Membership Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt-Chinese Restaurant CLE Presentor/Subject: Judge Mona Manglona on Statistics of Superior Court/E-Filing

February 3, 2005: BOD's Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: DaiIchi Hotel - Jade Garden Private Room

January 20, 2005: General Membership Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt-Giovanni's Restaurant CLE Presentor/Subject: None.

January 13, 2005: BOD's Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: DaiIchi Hotel - Jade Garden Private Room

December 1, 2004: December General Membership Meeting

There will be NO general membership meeting this month.

December 3, 2004: Presentation/Discussion - Refugee Protection Program

Date: Friday, December 3rd, 2004 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Place: Guma Hustisia, Susupe - Atrium Conference Room Subject: Presentation and Discussion of the Refugee Protection Program Presentor: Former U.S. Immigration and Asylum Judge CLE Credit(s): Have been requested. TBA

December 2, 2004: BOD's Lucheon Mtg.

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Dai-Ichi - Jade Garden Restaurant (Private Room)

November 19, 2004: Federal District Court ECF/CM Presentation

Date: Friday, November 19th, 2004 Time: Session One - 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Session Two - 10:45 a.m. to 12 Noon Place: U.S. District Court, Jury Room across from Clerk's Office. CLE Credit(s): Have been requested. TBA Both Attorneys and their staff are encouraged by Judge Munson to attend.

November 18, 2004: General Membership Luncheon Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt-Chinese Restaurant CLE Presentor/Subject: Rex Kosack on WTO

November 18, 2004: Election for Disciplinary Committee Members

Actual Election: Thursday, Nov. 18th at the General Membership Luncheon meeting at Hyatt-Chinese Restaurant at 11:45 a.m. You may submit your vote either via e-mail at cnmibar@vzpacifica.net; via fax (670) 235-4528; via delivery to the CNMI Bar Association office in the Guma Hustisia; or bring it to the meeting.

November 10, 2004: BOD's Luncheon Mtg

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Dai-Ichi - Jade Garden Restaurant (Private Room)

October 7, 2004: BOD's Luncheon Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Dai-Ichi - Shimbashi Restaurant (Private Room)

October 4, 2004: DUE: Written Comments on Proposed CLE Rules & Regs

Please forward all written comments on the Proposed CLE Rules & Regs to cnmibar@vzpacifica.net or fax to (670) 235-4528.

September 16, 2004: September Membership Meeting w/CLE Course

CLE Speaker: Judge David Wiseman CLE Subject: "The Judiciary Then and Now” and “Judicial Integrity” CLE Credit: 0.5 hour

August 19, 2004: General Membership Mtg.

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant

August 4, 2004: BOD's Luncheon Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Dai-Ichi - Shimbashi Restaurant (Private Room)

May 5, 2004: CLE for Lawyers

Info available at The May 2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration - Schedule of Events . Six (6) CLE credits total for the all day course. The Luncheon & Forum will only count as one (1) CLE credit. All Day Course (except for Luncheon & Forum): $20 Luncheon & Forum: $15 RSVP & Pmt Info by Friday, April 30th, 2004: Celia Mercado at cnmibar@vzpacifica.net or 235-4529.

May 1, 2004: 11th Annual Federal District Meeting

Date: Saturday, May 1, 2004 Location: Raraina Restaurant - Aqua Resort Morning Session: 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Mark Drozdowski, Sup. Atty in Fed PDO for Central District of CA will present a course in Habeas Corpus Law. (2 CLE credits) Afternoon Session: 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - P. Smith/J. Gorman/FM Cruz will be presenting a class on Sentencing Guidelines. (2 CLE credits) Reception/Dinner: 7:00 p.m. - M. Schroeder/JC Wallace/A. Goodwin. (0.5 CLE credit) $40 pp RSVP Morning/Afternoon Session NLT 04/23/04 to Robert Torres at 233-7859 or rttlaw@vzpacifica.net. RSVP Reception/Dinner NLT 04/28/04 to Robert Torres at 233-7859 or rttlaw@vzpacifica.net.

April 15, 2004: General Membership Luncheon Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant CLE Course: Update on LRC Presentor: Stacy Conner CLE Credit(s): 0.5

April 1, 2004: BOD's Luncheon Meeting

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: Dai-Ichi - Shimbashi Restaurant (Private Room)

March 19, 2004: 2004 CNMI High School Mock Trial Competition

Location: Guma Hustisia - Susupe Event: Rounds 1-3 Fri., 03/19 Round 4 (if needed) and Championship Round Sat., 03/20

March 18, 2004: Bankruptcy Seminar

Sponsor(s): U.S. District Court/CNMI Bar Association Location: U.S. District Court Time: 9 a.m. - 12 Noon CLE Credit(s): Two (2)

February 19, 2004: General Membership Luncheon Meeting

General Membership Mtg at the Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant. Elections for Officers (President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer), two (2) Board of Directors, and a ABA Representative. CLE Class: Government Ethics - "The Do's and Don'ts for the Government Employee" CLE Presentor: Michael Sablan - CNMI Public Auditor CLE Credit(s): One (1)

January 15, 2004: General Membership Luncheon Mtg.

First General Membership Mtg for the year 2004. Judge Govendo will be presenting a CLE class on “A New Attitude Towards Deadbeat Dads” and “Observations on the Experiences of a Newly Appointed Judge.”

-CNMI Bar Association Events-

From April 18, 2006 to April 26, 2006

E-Filing Training - Web-based Sessions

Location: Web-Based Date/Time: Tues., April 18th at 9:30 a.m. Wed., April 19th at 9:30 a.m. Thurs., April 20th at 9:30 a.m. Tues., April 25th at 9:30 a.m. Wed., April 26th at 9:30 a.m. Presentor: Kevin Kennedy, Lexis Nexis CLE Credit(s): 1.0

From April 18, 2006 to April 19, 2006

E-Filing Tng On-Site (Sessions)

Location: Hillblom Law Library Date/Time: Tues., April 18th at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Date/Time: Weds., april 19th at 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 3:00 p.m. Presentor: Kevin Kennedy, Lexis Nexis CLE Credit(s): 1.0

From March 31, 2006 to March 31, 2006

NMI Admin Code Tng

Presentor: Law Revision Commission Time: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Hillblom Law Library CLE Credit(s): 2.0

From March 23, 2006 to March 23, 2006

E-Filing (CNMI Courts) Rules & Regs

Time: 11:45 a.m. Location: PIC - Magellan Restaurant (Annex Room) CLE Credit(s): 0.5 Presentor: Justice John A. Manglona

From June 23, 2005 to June 23, 2005

June Gen Memb Mtg w/ CLE Course

CLE Presentor: Gubernatorial Candidates CLE Course(s): Open Quorum CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From May 26, 2005 to May 26, 2005

May Gen Memb Mtg w/CLE Course

CLE Presentor: Alexis Fallon CLE Course(s): Marianas RoundTable Economic Summmit CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From March 17, 2005 to March 17, 2005

Mar Gen Memb Mtg w/ CLE Course

CLE Presentor: Teresa K. Kim CLE Course(s): 2005 Mock Trial Coordinator on Mock Trial Rules and Procedures CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From March 4, 2005 to March 4, 2005

E-Filing Presentation - Lexis Nexis

Time: 12 Noon - 1 p.m. Location: Hillblom Law Library, Guma Hustisia - Susupe, Saipan. Presentor: Kevin Kennedy, Lexis Nexis CLE Credit(s): 1 (One)

From February 17, 2005 to February 17, 2005

Feb Gen Memb Mtg w/CLE Course

CLE Presentor: Judge Ramona V. Manglona CLE Course(s): CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From September 28, 2004 to October 4, 2004

DUE: Written Comments on Proposed CLE Rules & Regs

Please forward all written comments to cnmibar@vzpacifica.net or fax to (670) 235-4528.

From September 16, 2004 to September 16, 2004

September General Membership Meeting w/CLE Course

CLE Presentor: Judge David Wiseman CLE Course(s): “The Judiciary Then and Now” and “Judicial Integrity” CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From July 29, 2004 to July 29, 2004

2004 Commonwealth Bar Examination

MBE Portion

From July 28, 2004 to July 28, 2004

2004 CNMI Bar Examination

Essays Portion

From May 5, 2004 to May 5, 2004

CLE for Lawyers

Location: Hibiscus Hall - Dai Ichi Hotel 9-10 a.m. - Appellate Practice (Guy) 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Labor Law & Civil Right Commission(Reynoso) 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Luncheon & Forum: The Covenant 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Mediation (Guy) 2:30 - 3:30 p.m. - Ethics & Professionalism for Laywers - (Soifer) RSVP & Pmt Info: Celia Mercado at cnmibar@vzpacifica.net or 235-4529

From April 15, 2004 to April 15, 2004

April General Membership Meeting w/CLE Course

Judicial Conference CLE Presentor: Stacy Conner CLE Course(s): LRC Update CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From March 18, 2004 to March 18, 2004

March General Membership Meeting w/CLE Court

Annual Budget & Judicial Conference Donation CLE Presentor: Lau CLE Course(s): Bankruptcy CLE Credit(s): 0.5

From February 26, 2004 to February 26, 2004

2004 Commonwealth Bar Examination

MBE Portion

From February 25, 2004 to February 25, 2004

2004 Commonwealth Bar Examination

Essay Portion

From February 19, 2004 to February 19, 2004

February General Membership Meeting w/CLE Course

Election for President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, two (2) Board of Directors, and ABA Representative. CLE Presentor: Michael Sablan - CNMI Public Auditor CLE Course(s): Government Ethics - The Do's and Don'ts of a Government Employee CLE Credit(s): One (1)

From January 15, 2004 to January 15, 2004

January General Membership Meeting w/CLE Course

Monthly Mtg. CLE Presentor: Judge Govendo; Subject: "A New Attitude Towards Deadbeat Dads” and “Observations on the Experiences of a Newly Appointed Judge.”

-CNMI Bar Association CLE Events-

From 3/20/2014 to 3/20/2014

Ameded Supreme Court Rules; to include Transcripts, Emergency Motions, Notice of Appearance/Substitution of Counsel and Motion for Extension

From 2/26/2014 to 2/28/2014

2014 Pacific Judicial Council Public Defender Training

From 1/23/2014 to 1/23/2014

What You Need to Know for Effective Case Management and Trial Preparation

From 10/24/2013 to 10/24/2013

Courtroom Protocol and Aspects of Professionalism

From 8/17/2013 to 8/17/2013

2013 District Court Conference

From 6/20/2013 to 6/20/2013

AGO - Criminal Division: Goals, Community Partnership, stats and office make up

From 5/17/2013 to 5/17/2013

The Constitutional Relationship between US Territories and the Federal Government

From 3/28/2013 to 3/28/2013

MLSC HERE IN THE CNMI AND THROUGH MICRONISIA

From 2/21/2013 to 2/21/2013

Mock Trial Judging criteria and matters relating to the specific problem

From 1/17/2013 to 1/17/2013

Hot Button EEO Issues in the 21st Century Workplace

From 11/29/2012 to 11/29/2012

Tips for Effective Legal Writing

From 10/18/2012 to 10/18/2012

Overview and Refresher on Attorney Discipline

From 9/26/2012 to 9/26/2012

Chptr. 7 & 13 Consumer Bankruptcy

From 9/14/2012 to 9/14/2012

Evidence

AG's Office Training/CLE

From 9/14/2012 to 9/14/2012

Juvenile Justice - Preparing the Child witness for trial

AG's Office Training/CLE

From 9/13/2012 to 9/13/2012

Prosecutor Ethics and Professional Responsibility am

AG's Office Training/CLE

From 9/13/2012 to 9/13/2012

Prosecutor Ethics and Professional Responsibility pm

AG's Office Training/CLE

From 8/10/2012 to 8/10/2012

NITA's Basic Trial Skills Program

From 7/16/2012 to 7/16/2012

Conversation w/ U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.

From 5/10/2012 to 5/10/2012

Trial Advocacy Training - Saipan Broadcast

credits include 1.0 cr of Ethics

From 3/2/2012 to 3/2/2012

Mock Trial Coaches for 2012

From 3/2/2012 to 3/2/2012

Mock Trial Judges and Jurors

From 2/16/2012 to 2/16/2012

Mock Trial Jurors and Judges

From 1/30/2012 to 1/30/2012

RESEARCHING CNMI LAW

From 1/29/2012 to 1/29/2012

9th Circuit Conference - Sun. Luncheon

From 1/29/2012 to 1/29/2012

9th Circuit Conference - Conversatorio

From 1/28/2012 to 1/28/2012

9th Circuit Conference - Sat. Event

From 11/22/2011 to 11/22/2011

RESEARCHING CNMI LAW

From 11/17/2011 to 11/17/2011

NMPASI-Northern Marianas Protection & Advocacy Systems, Inc.

From 10/28/2011 to 10/28/2011

Researching CNMI Law

From 10/12/2011 to 10/12/2011

Dept. of Justice Initiatives

From 10/7/2011 to 10/7/2011

Emerging Commonwealth Interest in Civil Forfeiture

From 9/22/2011 to 9/22/2011

CNMI Transitional Worker ("CW") Regulations

From 8/26/2011 to 8/26/2011

AGO-Prosecuting Domestic and Sexual Violence 101

From 8/24/2011 to 8/24/2011

Apocalypse Now: Courts and Attorneys Confronting Electronically Stored Information

Criminal Law and Discover and a touch of civil ESI

From 7/11/2011 to 7/14/2011

Procurement and Contract Management

Pacific Islands Training Initiative

From 6/16/2011 to 6/16/2011

AGO-Criminal Division, Current Goals and Response to Bar Critque

From 4/8/2011 to 4/8/2011

Drug Courts In the CNMI-Sponsored by AG's Office

From 2/17/2011 to 2/17/2011

Rules & Procedures for Mock Trial Judges

From 1/27/2011 to 1/27/2011

E-2 CNMI-Only Investor Visa, Grant of Status, Foreign Religious Workers

From 12/8/2010 to 12/9/2010

Immigration Law and Crimes Conference

From 11/18/2010 to 11/18/2010

Wage & Hour Laws & Regulations

From 9/23/2010 to 9/23/2010

The Judiciary and appointments to the Bench

From 9/3/2010 to 9/3/2010

Researching CNMI Law

From 8/27/2010 to 8/27/2010

Prosecution of Sexual Offenses

From 8/20/2010 to 8/20/2010

Federal Removal Law: An Overview

From 7/16/2010 to 7/16/2010

Constitutions

From 7/15/2010 to 7/15/2010

Human Resource Management (SHRM)

From 7/14/2010 to 7/14/2010

Ethics

From 7/8/2010 to 7/8/2010

Preemption and Immigration Law

From 6/23/2010 to 6/23/2010

Supreme Court Decisions thus far

From 5/20/2010 to 5/20/2010

“Federal Criminal Prosecutions under the INA

From 4/15/2010 to 4/15/2010

Unraveling Implicit Bias in Jury Selection

From 3/9/2010 to 3/9/2010

Researching CNMI Law

From 2/28/2010 to 2/28/2010

Mock Trial Jurors

From 2/18/2010 to 2/18/2010

CNMI Supreme Court Rules

From 2/16/2010 to 2/18/2010

NMI Hearing Officer's Training

From 12/5/2009 to 12/5/2009

16th Annual District Conference-AM

From 12/5/2009 to 12/5/2009

16th Annual District Court Conference-PM

From 12/5/2009 to 12/5/2009

16th Annual District Court Conference-Dinner

From 11/19/2009 to 11/19/2009

Federal immigration regulations affect on current and future asylum/refugee

From 11/6/2009 to 11/7/2009

CJA Training Seminar

From 10/25/2009 to 10/28/2009

Pacific Judicial Conference

Professionalism (2.0 cr) Constituional Law (1.5 cr) Domestic Violence (2.5) Guam Military Build Up and Its Effects of the -----Region (1.0 cr) Enforcement of Judgment (1.5 cr) Courts as Cultural Mediators- Domestic Violence----(1.5 cr)

From 10/15/2009 to 10/15/2009

Umbrella Permits (DOL) / HRELJAC Westlaw presentation

From 5/14/2009 to 5/14/2009

ARTICLE 12

From 5/6/2009 to 5/6/2009

Transition to U.S. Immigration Law

From 5/5/2009 to 5/5/2009

Transition to US Immigration Law

From 4/16/2009 to 4/16/2009

CNMI Law Accessed through CD/Law Revision Commission

From 10/11/2008 to 10/11/2008

15th Annual Federal District Meeting-AM

Morining Session Introduction by Sean E. Frink and CJ Alex Kozinski Justice Guy: U.S. Supreme Court Review Cruz Reynoso: Ethical Issues Facing Lawyers in the Federal Courts. Cathy Catterson: What's Happening in the 9th Circuit.

From 10/11/2008 to 10/11/2008

15th Annual Federal District Meeting - Afternoon

Afternoon Session Hon. Consuelo Marshal: Criminal Sentencing Issues. Hon. Alex Kozinski: The Do's and Don'ts of Oral Advocacy

From 10/11/2008 to 10/11/2008

15th Annual Federal District Meeting

From 9/18/2008 to 9/18/2008

Lexis Nexis - E Filing Update

From 7/12/2008 to 7/12/2008

Ethical Responsibility and Evidence re Character Witnesses

From 5/13/2008 to 5/13/2008

Federalization & Immigration

From 4/24/2008 to 4/24/2008

H-Visas (Immigration)

From 3/8/2008 to 3/8/2008

How to Get and Keep Good Clients

From 1/24/2008 to 1/24/2008

New Zoning Law of 2007 - SLL 15-29

From 11/29/2007 to 11/29/2007

Proposed Labor Rules & Regulations

Proposed Labor Rules & Regulations - Public Law 15-108, presented as a panel discussion by the following panellists: James Benedetto, Federal Ombudsman; Pam Brown, former AG; Linn Asper, Administrative Hearing Officer; Richard W. Pierce, private practitioner; and Moderator, Robert Tenorio Torres.

From 10/18/2007 to 10/18/2007

Federalization of Immigration in the CNMI

Update on current US House and Senate Bills regarding the Federalization of Immigration in the CNMI.

From 10/6/2007 to 10/6/2007

14th Annual Federal Conference(AM session)

e-Discovery and the Latest Developments in Federal Practice” presented by Consuelo B. Marshall, Sr. Judge, USDC Central California. The ABC’s of Courtroom Decorum, Efforts to Renew Civility Amongst Bar members and bias Elimination in the Profession” presented by Lei-Chala Wilson and Marguerite Downing, Federal Public Defenders from San Diego and Los Angeles

From 10/6/2007 to 10/6/2007

14th Annual Federal Conference (PM session)

“ ‘Maxed Out’ film and speech” by James Scurlock regarding national trends in bankruptcy and credit issues

From 10/6/2007 to 10/6/2007

14th Annual Federal Conference (Evening)

“ State of the Circuit and State of the District reports:

From 9/27/2007 to 9/27/2007

Article 12 - Condominiums

Discussion on the rights of nonindigenous people of the CNMI to have property rights above the ground floor. Discussion to include common elements.

From 7/19/2007 to 7/19/2007

The Commonwealth Employment Act 0f 2007

Overview of the New Employment Act which will affect all CNMI beginning 07/24/07

From 5/17/2007 to 5/17/2007

Probation Reform Act of 2006

The new act reforms the laws governing probation, suspended execution & imposition of sentence & establishes and Adult Diversion Program in the CNMI.

From 4/11/2007 to 4/11/2007

Chapter 7 "means test" or Bankruptcy Form B22A

(.5 Ethics credit is a portion of total credits.) Curtis Ching is from the Honolulu Office of the U.S. Trustee

From 3/16/2007 to 3/17/2007

Mock Trial Competition

From 1/13/2007 to 1/13/2007

Spoilation of Evidence

Ethics and the Spoliation of Evidence

From 10/18/2006 to 10/18/2006

Demonstration of Bankruptcy

US District Court NMI

From 9/12/2006 to 9/12/2006

Sentencing Guidelines

From 9/9/2006 to 9/9/2006

13Th Annual Federal District Court Meeting - AM Session

AM Session: "Can We Get Along? Professionalism, Ethics, Conflicts and Civility" and "What's New In The Workplace? Labor and Employment Law Update (EEOC)"

From 9/9/2006 to 9/9/2006

13th Annual Federal District Court Meeting - PM Session

"Guarding Our Ocean and Environment" and "The Practice of Wellness"

From 9/9/2006 to 9/9/2006

13th Annual Federal District Court Dinner

Justices and Judges of the Commonwealth Courts and their spouses.

From 8/17/2006 to 8/17/2006

Role of Economic/Financial Expert Witness Technology

The Role of Economic/Financial Expert Witness Technology at the Hyatt Regency General membership Meeting

From 7/26/2006 to 7/26/2006

Chapter 13 BAPCPA Training

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy presentation

From 7/19/2006 to 7/19/2006

CLE Seminar - Prof. Ronald D. Rotunda

CLE Seminar presented by Prof. Ronald D. Rotunda at the Supreme Court

From 6/9/2006 to 6/20/2006

File & Serve Training

From 4/18/2006 to 4/18/2006

LexisNexis - File & Serve - 9:30 am

E-Filing (Hillblom Law Library)

From 4/18/2006 to 4/18/2006

Lexis Nexis - File & Serve - 11 am

E-Filing (Hillbom Law Library)

From 3/31/2006 to 3/31/2006

Administrative Code

Location: Hillblom Law Library Presentors: LRC

From 3/23/2006 to 3/23/2006

E-Filing (CNMI Courts) Rules & Regulations

Location: PIC - Magellan (Annex Rm)

From 3/10/2006 to 3/11/2006

Mock Trial Competition

From 11/17/2005 to 11/17/2005

Judicial Evaluations

From 10/28/2005 to 10/28/2005

"Finding CNMI Law"

From 10/27/2005 to 10/27/2005

Family Law

From 10/8/2005 to 10/8/2005

Presenting Technology in the Courtroom

It will include how to use the evidence camera and PowerPoint slides to make presentations in court - openings, closing, witness examinations, how to adapt personal styles, and how to persuade. There will also be a overview of a "full tech" trial.

From 10/8/2005 to 10/8/2005

12th Annual District Mtg - Power Point

From 10/8/2005 to 10/8/2005

12th Annual District Mtg. - Reception/Dinner

From 10/7/2005 to 10/7/2005

Powerpoint - Technology Session

Master teacher Frank D. Rothschild, from Kauai, Hawaii, will be in Saipan to participate in the Federal District Court’s annual Judicial Conference. As an adjunct activity, he will teach a public service program for lawyers on designing and creating better, easier PowerPoint slides. Rothschild teaches PowerPoint in 11 states, and has authored five books on PowerPoint slides and courtroom tech equipment.

From 10/7/2005 to 10/7/2005

Better, Easier PowerPoint Slides

PowerPoint presentations in the courtroom.

From 9/23/2005 to 9/23/2005

Trial Advocacy Workshop

From 8/30/2005 to 8/30/2005

Finding CNMI Law

From 8/11/2005 to 8/11/2005

CLE Mini-Course

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Location: Aqua Resort - Raraina Restaurant CLE Credit: 5 (upon approval) Cost: $75 (includes buffet lunch) Topics: 1) Constitutional Law and Criminal Procedure; 2) Corporate Governance; 3) Civil Procedure; 4) Age and Sex Discrimination and/or other Labor Law topics; and, 5) Federal Governmet and Contract Law.

From 8/11/2005 to 8/11/2005

Mid-Year CLE Seminar

Race, Sex & Age Discrimination, Ethics Panel, Corporate Governance, Criminal Procedure, & U.S. Government Contracting.

From 8/11/2005 to 8/11/2005

Bankruptcy

U.S. District Court Sponsored - Bankruptcy

From 7/14/2005 to 7/14/2005

Legal Education & Legan Profession - Joint Presentation

Time: 12 Noon Place: Guma Hustisia, CNMI Supreme Court Subject: Legal Education & Legal Profession - Joint Presentation Presentor(s): TBA Credits: 1.0

From 7/8/2005 to 7/8/2005

Consumer Law (Tinian Session)

Tinian Mayor Office

From 7/7/2005 to 7/7/2005

CNMI Liability Corp Limited Statue v Other Business Forms

Time: 12 Noon Place: Guma Hustisia, CNMI Supreme Court Subject: CNMI Limited Liability Corp v other Business Forms Presentor(s): Prof. Desiderio Credits: 1.0

From 6/30/2005 to 6/30/2005

Consumer Law

Time: 12 Noon Place: Guma Hustisia, CNMI Supreme Court Subject: Consumer Law Presentor(s): Prof. Frederick Hart Credits: 1.0

From 6/24/2005 to 6/24/2005

Finding CNMI Law

Time: 9:30 a.m. - 12 Noon Place: Law Revision Commission Office located at the Hillbloom Law Library Subject: Finding CNMI Law Presentor(s): LRC Credits: 2.5

From 6/2/2005 to 6/2/2005

Westlaw

Guma Hustisia

From 5/26/2005 to 5/26/2005

New Tax Laws

Time: 11:45 a.m. Place: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant Subject: Presentor(s): Alexis Fallon Credits: 0.5

From 3/17/2005 to 3/17/2005

Mock Rules & Procedure

Time: 11:45 a.m. Place: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant Subject: Mock Trial Rules & Procedure Presentor(s): Teresa Kim, Mock Trial Coordinator Credits: 0.5

From 3/17/2005 to 3/17/2005

Mock Trial Rules & Procedure

Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant March 17, 2005

From 3/3/2005 to 3/3/2005

Lexis Nexis - File & Service Electronic Filing/Service Solutions

Guma Hustisia 3 - 4:30 p.m.

From 3/3/2005 to 3/3/2005

Lexis Nexis - File & Serve Electronic Filing/Svc Solution

Guma Hustisa - 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

From 2/17/2005 to 2/17/2005

Superior Ct Stats & E-Filing

Time: 11:45 a.m. Place: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant Subject: Presentation and Discussion of the Superior Court Statistics & E-Filing Presentor: Judge Ramona V. Manglona Credits: 0.5

From 12/3/2004 to 12/3/2004

Presentation/Discussion of the Refugee Protection Program

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Place: Guma Hustisia, Susupe - Atrium Conference Room Subject: Presentation and Discussion of the Refugee Protection Program

From 11/18/2004 to 11/18/2004

World Trade Organization (WTO)

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant General Membership Meeting

From 11/18/2004 to 11/18/2004

Federal Court - ECF/CM Presentation (Session I)

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Location: U.S. District Court - Garapan

From 11/18/2004 to 11/18/2004

Federal Court - ECF/CM Presentation (Session II)

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12 Noon Location: US District Court

From 10/21/2004 to 10/21/2004

FEMA: Mike Karl Guest Speaker

From 9/16/2004 to 9/16/2004

The Judiciary Then & Now and Judicial Integrity

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Restaurant General Membership Meeting

From 8/19/2004 to 8/19/2004

New DOL Regulations

From 7/15/2004 to 7/15/2004

Courtroom Etiquette, Pro Bono Appeals, and Courtroom Decisions in Layman Terms

From 5/15/2004 to 5/15/2004

Progress & Format on Administrative Code

Location: Hyatt - Giovanni's

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

LRC - Presentation/Administraive Law

Session 1: 9:00 a.m.- 10:00 a.m. (1 CLE Credit) Session 2: 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (1 CLE Credit)

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Lexis Nexis

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Appellate Practice

2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Location: Azucena Room, DaiIchi Hotel

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Labor Law and the Civil Rights Commission

2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration Time: 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Azucena Room, DaiIchi Hotel

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Forum: The Covenant

2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. (during lunch break) Location: Azucena Room, DaiIchi Hotel

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Mediation

2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration Time: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Location: Azucena Room, DaiIchi Hotel

From 5/5/2004 to 5/5/2004

Ethics and Professionalism for Lawyers

2004 Judicial Branch Commemorative Celebration Time: 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Azucena Room, DaiIchi Hotel

From 5/1/2004 to 5/1/2004

11th District Mtg (PM Session) - Sentencing Guidelines

Afternoon Session: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Location: Aqua Resort

From 5/1/2004 to 5/1/2004

11th District Mtg. (Evening)

Aqua Resort

From 5/1/2004 to 5/1/2004

11th District Meeting (AM Session) - Habeas Corpus Law/Appellate

Morning Session: 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Location: Aqua Resort

From 4/15/2004 to 4/15/2004

Progress and Format on the Administrative Code

From 3/18/2004 to 3/18/2004

Bankruptcy Seminar

Location: U.S. District Courtroom

From 2/19/2004 to 2/19/2004

Government Ethics - The Do's and Don'ts of a Government Employee

CLE Course(s): Government Ethics - The Do's and Don'ts of a Government Employee

From 1/15/2004 to 1/15/2004

"A New Attitude Towards Deadbeat Dads" and "Observations on the Experiences of a Newly Appointed Judge"

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 12/18/2003 to 12/18/2003

Asylum

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 11/20/2003 to 11/20/2003

Department of Labor

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 9/6/2003 to 9/6/2003

Ethics...in 18 Holes

Location: Coral Ocean Point

From 8/29/2003 to 8/29/2003

EEOC

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 7/1/2003 to 12/31/2003

Winning Without Losing (Professionalism)

Location: By appointment

From 6/19/2003 to 6/19/2003

Citation Signals

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 5/2/2003 to 5/2/2003

On-Line Legal Research (Lexis Nexis)

Location: Guma Husticia Hillblom Law Library

From 5/2/2003 to 5/2/2003

Local Law

Location: Guma Husticia

From 5/2/2003 to 5/2/2003

Appellate Practice

Location: Guma Husticia Supreme Court

From 5/2/2003 to 5/2/2003

Trial Practices

Location: Guma Husticia Supreme Court

From 4/30/2003 to 4/30/2003

On-Line Legal Research (Lexis Nexis)

Location: Guma Husticia Hillblom Law Library

From 4/17/2003 to 4/17/2003

Existing/Proposed DOLI Rules & Regs

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 3/27/2003 to 3/27/2003

How To Find CNMI Law

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)

From 2/20/2003 to 2/20/2003

Protection & Advocacy (NMPASI)

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest.(Bar Lunch)

From 2/15/2003 to 2/15/2003

9th Circuit District Court Meeting

Location: Aqua Resort Hotel Session(s): Morning, Afternoon, and Dinner

From 1/23/2003 to 1/23/2003

Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Location: Hyatt - Gen Memb Bar Luncheon

From 1/23/2003 to 1/23/2003

Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Location: Hyatt - Chinese Rest. (Bar Lunch)