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Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

Dallas Federal Criminal Law Practice CLE (Wed-Fri, July 26-28, 2017, Dallas UNT College of Law, Downtown Dallas); Registration is now open

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The Dallas Federal Bar Association, the United States District Clerk's Office, the University of North Texas College of Law, and the Federal Public Defender (NDTX) are pleased to announce the Dallas Federal Criminal Law CLE event to be held July 26-28, 2017 at UNT College of Law in downtown Dallas. We anticipate the State Bar of Texas approving this event for 20 hours CLE credit of which 3 hours will qualify for ethics.


Additional information:

Seminar Focus and Curriculum: This year’s seminar focuses on three areas:

  1. Federal criminal law practice updates (e.g., Discovery Server; Immigration implications; Firearms, Drug cases; etc);
  2. Federal sentencing practice considerations (i.e., determine whether a conviction qualifies as an ACCA predicate (“Violent felony” or “serious drug offense”) or a Sentencing Guideline predicate (“Crime of violence” or “aggravated felony” or “drug-trafficking offense” or “controlled substance offense”); and
  3. Federal Trial Practice skills refreshers.

Access the Agenda here:

Costs: CJA Members: $60
Federal Bar Assoc. Member: (non-CJA): $100
All others: $110
Buffet-style lunches: Included in Tuition
Garage parking: Pay-as-You-Go ($6/day with validation)

Registration: Accomplished online in a two-step process: first, you pay online; and second, you complete the enrollment tab. Please navigate to, click the hyperlink in the upper right-hand corner, and proceed accordingly.

Payment: This year requires: (1) prepayment at time of registration; and (2) online payment.

We look forward to seeing you! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Ms. Charnese Toro ( or 214-767-2746).