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

Dear FBA Members and Friends of the FBA:

Our next lunch program is a Supreme Court Update presented by Dominic Draye, Solicitor General, and Dominic Lanza, Assistant U.S. Attorney.  The program is scheduled for October 19th from 12:00 – 1:15 p.m. at the Sandra Day O’Connor U.S. Courthouse.  Please see the attached flyer for details.  Please RSVP to Linda Bullis at lbullis@littler.com.  To pay online, go...

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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...