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Contempt of Court

March 23, 2010

Montgomery McCracken attorneys Ellen Brotman served as course planner and John Myers as a panelist for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “Contempt of Court” seminar. 

The program explored the historical and statutory origins of contempt, highlighting the differences between civil and criminal contempt, and provided a step-by-step guide to taking an appeal from a contempt citation. Heard from attorneys who have either been held in contempt or who have represented clients who have been held in contempt, as well as from judges and others who have been part of a contempt proceeding. They will also examined what happens when court orders, your actions – or those of your client – create ethical conflicts.

Program Schedule

12:00  Opening Remarks
12:05  Overview of Contempt Power
12:45  Contempt in Federal Court
 1:25   Break
 1:35   Contempt in State Court
 2:15   The Appellate Process
 2:45   You, Your Client and the Rules of Professional Conduct

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March 23, 2010 at 12:00 PM – 3:15 PM
CLE Credits : 3

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The CLE Conference Center, Wanamaker Building
10th Floor, Ste. 1010, Juniper St.