Tuesday, April 10, 2007


Civil Procedure Calendaring Workshop

The Continuing Education Section
The San Francisco Association for Docket, Calendar & Court Services

An overview of civil procedure calendaring requirements in California state and federal courts with an emphasis on applicable calendaring deadlines and techniques. Ideal for litigation secretaries, calendar/docket clerks and coordinators, paralegals and case clerks with some basic civil procedure experience. Topics will include venue and jurisdiction, filing of the complaint, service of process, responsive pleadings, discovery, motion practice, and methods of disposition.

Location: Law Offices of Morrison & Foerster

425 Market Street
Sunset Room, 34th Floor Conference Center
San Francisco, CA
Date: Saturday, January 12, 2008
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m
Lecturers: Elaine Screechfield/Michael Borden/Bill Makinney
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Lecture

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lecture
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Price: $125.00 per person (includes all handouts)
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$140.00 per person (registration on or after 1/12/2008)
Pre-Registration Only -- Reservations Will Not Be Taken At The Door

Elaine Screechfield/Michael Borden/Bill Makinney
Elaine Screechfield is Firm-wide Docket Manager at Morrison & Foerster LLP. Mrs. Screechfield attended University of California-Davis and the University of San Diego School of Paralegal Studies. She is a member of the San Francisco Association for Docket, Calendar & Court Services and has lectured at numerous forums including the San Francisco Bar Association; San Francisco Legal Secretaries Association; Bay Area Legal Secretaries Forum and the Legal Secretary College of California, where she also was a member of the Board of Advisors.
Michael Borden is the Managing Clerk at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. Mr. Borden was previously Calendar Manager at Morrison Foester LLP, McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen LLP (now Bingham McCutchen LLP) and New Business/Conflicts Manager at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP. He is a co-founder of the San Francisco Association for Docket, Calendar & Court Services.
Bill Makinney is Manager of the Firm-wide Calendar Docket Department at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. Mr. Makinney attended Loyola Marymount University and University of San Francisco Law School. He is co-founder and chair of the San Francisco Association for Docket, Calendar & Court Services, served on the board of the Law Office Support Organizations and he has lectured at numerous forums including Heald College; Bay Area Legal Secretaries Forum; San Francisco Legal Secretaries Association; Association of Records Managers and Administrators and Legal Secretary College of California. He has participated as a moderator for CounselConnect™, and is a member of the LexixNexis CourtLink Western Region Advisory Board.

I/We plan to attend the Civil Procedure Calendaring Workshop, Saturday, January 12, 2008, Morrison & Foerster, 425 Market Street, Sunset Room, 34th Floor, San Francisco, CA.

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· Registration $125.00 per person (before 1/12/2008) ___
· Registration $140.00 per person (on or after 1/10/2008) ___
Checks should be made payable to San Francisco Association for Docket, Calendar & Court Services. Send to Bill Makinney, c/o Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, P.O. Box 7880, San Francisco, CA 94120.
There is a $15 charge for check returned because of insufficient funds.
ADVANCE CANCELLATION IS REQUIRED. If you enroll and cannot attend, a refund, less $15 service charge, will be granted if written request is received three (3) days prior to the date of the program.
Telephone: (415) 983-1214 Fax: (415) 983-1200 E-mail: bill.makinney@pillsburylaw.com

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