The following message is on behalf of the President, FBA Phoenix Chapter:

The FBA Phoenix Chapter has a great event to kick-off the 2017/2018 year.  Join us on September 28th from Noon to 1:30pm in the Jury Assembly Room of the Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. Courthouse for How to Win a Case From a Judge’s Perspective.  We have a great panel – Hon. Neil V. Wake, Hon. Douglas Rayes, and Patricia Refo – and the panel will be moderated by Jim Wagstaffe.  The Phoenix Chapter is co-sponsoring this event with the Litigation Section of...

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Federal Court Self-Service Clinics are now operational in Phoenix and Tucson to assist pro se litigants.  For details, click on For those Proceeding Without an Attorney and select the appropriate option listed along the left margin of the page.  If you are interested in subscribing to future announcements relating to self-represented litigants, please visit this link:  https://public.govdelivery....

Beginning on May 1, 2017, the District of Arizona will be participating in a three-year pilot project, known as the "Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot Project", which will study whether requiring parties in civil cases to respond to a series of standard discovery requests before undertaking other discovery will reduce the cost and delay of civil litigation.  Only cases filed on or after May 1, 2017, are subject to the pilot.  The pilot project was proposed by the Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, has been approved...