Bruce P. Merenstein is the course planner for the 2014 Philadelphia Bar Association Federal Bench Bar Conference on June 13. The conference is is a half-day educational event that is attended by federal court practitioners and judges. Attendees will spend the morning hearing panel presentations by both judges and practitioners on topics of current interest in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Schnader partner Dennis R. Suplee will also appear as a moderator.
Welcome and Introduction to Program
Danielle Banks, Esq. – Federal Courts Comm. Chair
Bruce P. Merenstein, Esq. – Federal Courts Comm. Vice-Chair
Expert Witnesses in Federal Court: What Works and What Doesn’t
Hon. Cynthia M. Rufe
Hon. Juan R. Sanchez
Hon. Mitchell S. Goldberg
Nina M. Gussack, Esq. (moderator)
The Use of Social Media to Investigate, Prosecute, and Defend Criminal Charges
Hon. Legrome D. Davis
Catherine M. Recker, Esq.
Robert A. Zauzmer, Esq.
David Rudovsky, Esq. (moderator)
Report on the State of the Courts
Chief Judge Petrese B. Tucker
Chief Judge Eric L. Frank
Michael E. Kunz
Ethical Issues During Depositions: Hypothetical Scenarios
Hon. Paul S. Diamond
Hon. Gerald A. McHugh, Jr.
Abraham C. Reich, Esq.
Dennis R. Suplee, Esq. (moderator)
“With liberty and justice FOR ALL!”
Witold “Vic” Walczak, Esq.