Whether it is your first appearance or you need a refresher, this comprehensive manual includes the information you need to effectively present before the court. The 10th edition includes revised preferences and practice orders of all 21 Middle District judges (Chief Judge, 12 District Court judges, 5 Magistrate judges, and 3 Bankruptcy judges), the local rules, the Middle District's Civil Justice Reform Act Plan, selected forms provided by the clerk of court, the Federal Rules of Evidence, a selected number of the most frequently used Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, local bankruptcy forms, plus more.
What's New in this Edition?
- Updated preferences and practice orders of all 21 Middle District judges
- Updated Federal Rules of Evidence, as well as other updated useful rules and forms
- Updated fully searchable USB
Summary of Contents
Code of Professional Conduct
Selected Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
The Federal Rules of Evidence
Beyond the Rules: Avoiding Pitfalls
Certified Mediators—Harrisburg, Scranton, and Williamsport Locations
The Numbers on Mediation
Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms
Electronic Filing and Electronic Courtrooms
Civil Justice Reform Act Plan
Selected Forms Provided by the Clerk of Court
Individual Preferences of the Judges (with Standard Orders)
Local Technical Support
Differences Between Practice in State and Federal Courts in Pennsylvania
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