Members of the bar are cordially invited to attend a CLE program, and the Annual Meeting and Dinner of the NDNY Federal Court Bar Association, at The Albany Marriott this Thursday, December 10, 2009.

11:00 a.m. Complimentary Lunch Buffet
12:00 p.m. CLE Program* – “Speaking to Win: Effective Speaking for Lawyers” (presented by Steven D. Stark, Esq.)
4:30 p.m. Annual Meeting of the NDNY-FCBA
6:30 p.m. Annual Dinner

Presentation of the James R. Duane Award to the Honorable James P. King. The award, named in honor of the Honorable James R. Duane, the first Judge of the United States District Court for the District of New York, who also served as a delegate to the Continental Congress, a New York state senator and the Mayor of New York, will be bestowed on the Honorable James P. King. Judge King has had over 40 years of distinguished public service at the national and state level with the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branches of government.

Distinguished Guest & Speaker – The Honorable Dennis Jacobs. Judge Jacobs is the Chief Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He became Chief Judge on October 1, 2006. Since 1997, Judge Jacobs has been a member of the Committee on Judicial Resources of the Judicial Conference of the United States, and he has chaired that committee since 1999.

The CLE program is complimentary to current NDNY-FCBA members (i.e., attorneys who join or renew prior to, or on the day of, the event).

Pre-registration is required. Please visit for details and registration information.

Thank you for supporting the NDNY-FCBA.

Lawrence K. Baerman
Clerk – USDC
Northern District of New York