Change of December Date - 12/5

We will be meeting at the Boulder Federal Courthouse on

December 5, 2017.

The meeting will be a come-and-go reception from 4:30 to 6:30 in honor of the 100 year anniversary of the courthouse, followed by an award presentation to HHW from our regional American Inns of Court representative to celebrate the inn achieving platinum status this last year.

New Member Orientation

An orientation will be held for all new members at 5:30 P.M on September 20, 2017 at James E. McNellie’s Public House, 1st & Elgin, Tulsa, OK.

Inns of Court 2016-17 Program Schedule

 

9/20/16           Group 1           How Good Lawyers Get In Trouble (Speaker Gina Hendryx)

                        Judge Golden

10/18/16         Group 2           Effective Depositions

                        Judge Wall

11/15/16         Group 3           Effective Motion Briefing and Argument

                        Judge Glassco

12/13/16         Holiday Party            Speaker to be determined by Judge Wall

1/17/17           Group 4           Voir Dire for State and Federal Court

                        Judge Drummond

2/21/17           Group 5           Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

                        Judge Frizzell

3/21/17           Group 6           Direct Examination and Cross-Examination

                        Judge Thygesen

4/18/17           Group 7           Expert Witnesses on Direct and Cross

                        Judge Ludi Leitch

5/16/17           Joint Inns of Court Meeting - Hudson Hall Wheaton Chapter and Council Oak/Johnson-Sontag Chapter (Approximate date of Banquet)

Programs should include discussion of both civil and criminal trial practice, in state and federal court. 

Each group is responsible to hold two meetings, during which the group should:

-Identify one or more speakers to present a discussion on their topic totaling approximately 30 minutes and someone to recruit the speaker(s)

-Assign someone to research and introduce the speaker(s)

-Prepare questions for the speaker to last approximately 20 minutes of program time

-Prepare a paper or research materials of at least ten pages on the topic

Speakers or groups can use brief illustrations of a particular practice or technique as part of their presentation, such as a short direct examination of an expert or voir dire of mock jurors.  In order to save preparation time and provide a more realistic presentation it is suggested that such not be scripted, but rather than a simple fact scenario taken from an actual life experience can be used (such as a car wreck or fall in which the witness was involved). 

Pupilage Group 5

Click on the "Materials" link below to access the material from the HHW meeting held on 2/21/17.

Materials

Next Meeting

Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Location:             Page Belcher Federal Building, Fourth Floor, 333 West Fourth Street

 R.S.V.P.:    Please r.s.v.p. by replying to this e-mail, or calling Bryan at 918-669-75451 or 918-695-7611­ by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,  February 17, 2017.  A “yes” or “no- with reason” is required to insure continued membership.  Hope to see you Tuesday!

Date:          Tuesday, February 21, 2017            

Time:          THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 5:30 P.M.        

5:00 p.m.:      Sign in/cash bar

5:30 p.m.:      Dinner is served

5:45 p.m.:      Speaker introduction

5:50 p.m.:      Speaker Presentation

6:20 p.m.:      Pupilage Group questions for speaker

6:40 p.m:       Audience questions for speaker

6:55 p.m:       Announcement and meeting adjourned    

Announcements

The scheduled date of our next meeting is Tuesday, March 21, 2017.  Group 6 will be presenting and the topic will be Direct and Cross-Examination of Fact Witnesses.  

  1. If you have not already paid your dues, please contact me to make arrangements, those who have not paid will not have their CLE credited from this point forward.  
  2. HHW’s Guest Policy: Any member may bring a guest to a monthly meeting by timely providing their name via rsvp and paying a $15 guest charge.  Guests who are attorneys may obtain CLEe by providing his/her bar number at sign in.  No guest may attend more than one meeting without advance approval.  There is no charge for guests who are participating.
  3. Members may park at no charge in the Riggs Abney parking lot at 6th and Frisco (south of Civic Center). Please print your meeting notice and place it in the front driver’s side window of your car. Or write “Hudson Hall Wheaton” on a piece of paper in the event you do not have your notice. This is particularly important when there is an event at the BOK.
  4. Our new website is HHW-Inn.org, it is up and running, if you don't know your group or whether you are a Master, Barrister, or Associate, all that information is on there.  The information is password protected, but it is a super-complicated password "HHW" go have a look.  We will try to have the meeting materials up before the meeting, as well as the traditional paper copies on the tables.
  5. Hopefully the OBA has gotten all of the CLE software issues resolved, if you haven't registered with the new system and checked your credits, please do.  We have submitted the information, we have just been told that it is not being entered yet.
  6. My contact information has changed.  As of January 23, 2017, it is Bryan.M.Harrington@usace.army.mil and my phone is 918-669-7545.  You can also still reach me through the Inn Administrator e-mail (the one you are receiving this announcement from).

 

If you have any questions, please contact me at this e-mail, at my work e-mail bryan.m.harrington@usace.army.mil, or call at 918-669-7545.

SAVE THE DATE!

The Spring Banquet

It will be at Southern Hills on the evening of Tuesday, May 9, 2017.  The keynote speaker will be Dean Lyn Entzeroth from the University of Tulsa College of Law.  More details to follow.

Date:          Tuesday, November 15, 2016            

Time:          THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 5:30 P.M.        

                            

         5:00 p.m.:      Sign in/cash bar

5:30 p.m.:      Dinner is served

5:45 p.m.:      Speaker introduction

5:50 p.m.:      Speaker Presentation

6:20 p.m.:      Pupilage Group questions for speaker

6:40 p.m:       Audience questions for speaker

6:55 p.m:       Announcement and meeting adjourned    

Effective Motion Briefing and Argument

Panel Speakers are:  Judge Lane Wilson , Jason McVicker, John Russell, and Leslie Weeks

Location:             Page Belcher Federal Building, Fourth Floor, 333 West Fourth Street

 

R.S.V.P.:    Please r.s.v.p. by replying to this e-mail, or calling Bryan at 918-581-8251 or 918-695-7611­ by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,  November 11, 2016.  A “yes” or “no- with reason” is required to insure continued membership.  Hope to see you Tuesday!

 

Announcements

The scheduled date of our next meeting (which is the Christmas Party at Freddies BBQ in Sapulpa!) is Tuesday, December 13,   2016.  The topic will be A PARTY!  

  1. If you have not already paid your dues, please contact me to make arrangements before the dunning notices start.  

  2. HHW’s Guest Policy: Any member may bring a guest to a monthly meeting by timely providing their name via rsvp and paying a $15 guest charge.  Guests who are attorneys may obtain CLEe by providing his/her bar number at sign in.  No guest may attend more than one meeting without advance approval.  There is no charge for guests who are participating.

  3. Members may park at no charge in the Riggs Abney parking lot at 6th and Frisco (south of Civic Center). Please print your meeting notice and place it in the front driver’s side window of your car. Or write “Hudson Hall Wheaton” on a piece of paper in the event you do not have your notice. This is particularly important when there is an event at the BOK.

  4. Our new website is HHW-Inn.org, it is up and running, if you don't know your group or whether you are a Master, Barrister, or Associate, all that information is on there.  The information is password protected, but it is a super-complicated password "HHW" go have a look.  We will try to have the meeting materials up before the meeting, as well as the traditional paper copies on the tables.

  5. You should have received an e-mail from the OBA about them changing the recording software for you CLE credits.  We will be directly impacted by that software change.  OBA WILL NOT be recording the Inns CLE credit until the software change has been fully implemented, what does that mean for you?  If you go to the OBA website and check your hours, your CLE for the meetings this Fall will not likely show up until the middle to end of December.  We have submitted the information, we have just been told that it is not being entered yet.

If you have any questions, please contact me at this e-mail, at my work e-mail bharrington@jonesgotcher.com, or call at 918-581-8251.

Pupilage Group 2

Effective Depositions

Click on the link below to view the materials for the October 18th Meeting

Materials

October Meeting

Date:          Tuesday, October 18, 2016            

Time:          THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE AFTER 5:30 P.M.        

                            

5:00 p.m.:      Sign in/cash bar

 

5:30 p.m.:      Dinner is served

5:45 p.m.:      Speaker introduction

5:50 p.m.:      Speaker Presentation

6:20 p.m.:      Pupilage Group questions for speaker

6:40 p.m:       Audience questions for speaker

6:55 p.m:       Announcement and meeting adjourned    

Effective Depositions

Location:             Page Belcher Federal Building, Fourth Floor, 333 West Fourth Street

 

R.S.V.P.:    Sorry for the short notice on this, but this meeting snuck up.  I will need your r.s.v.p. by replying to this e-mail, or calling Bryan at 918-581-8251 or 918-695-7611­ by 5:00 p.m. on Friday,  October 13, 2016.  A “yes” or “no- with reason” is required to insure continued membership.  Hope to see you Tuesday!

 

 

Announcements

The scheduled date of our next meeting is Tuesday, November 15,   2016.  The topic will be Effective Motion Briefing and Argument.  

  1. If you have not already done so, please forward your membership dues with accompanying form to Schaad Titus.  

  2. HHW’s Guest Policy: Any member may bring a guest to a monthly meeting by timely providing their name via rsvp and paying a $15 guest charge.  Guests who are attorneys may obtain CLEe by providing his/her bar number at sign in.  No guest may attend more than one meeting without advance approval.  There is no charge for guests who are participating.

  3. Members may park at no charge in the Riggs Abney parking lot at 6th and Frisco (south of Civic Center). Please print your meeting notice and place it in the front driver’s side window of your car. Or write “Hudson Hall Wheaton” on a piece of paper in the event you do not have your notice. This is particularly important when there is an event at the BOK.

  4. Our new website is HHW-Inn.org, it is up and running, if you don't know your group or whether you are a Master, Barrister, or Associate, all that information is on there.  The information is password protected, but it is a super-complicated password "HHW" go have a look.

If you have any questions, please contact me at this e-mail, at my work e-mail bharrington@jonesgotcher.com, or call at 918-581-8251.

Welcome and Tentative Dates

Hello HHW colleagues;

To all, welcome aboard for the new 2015-2016 year!  Welcome to our new members, good to have you back to our returning members.  Following are the first round of announcements.

1)      As the new Inns of Court Year has begun that your dues are due.  To those of you who have already paid, thanks, to the rest of you, I’ve attached your annual dues invoice form, please fill it out and return it to Schaad Titus at the address on the form by Friday, September 9, 2016.

2)      This year we will not be having a Fall Banquet, but will jump right into the regularly scheduled meetings.  With regard to the meetings, we have determined that the 3rd Thursday meeting date was causing a fair number of conflicts with TCBA and other events.  Accordingly, we are going to try a different meeting date this year, the 3rd Tuesday of the Month.  Based on that schedule, our first meeting date will be Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  A reminder and RSVP notice for that meeting with further details will be going out about September 6 or so, keep your eyes out for it.

3)      We have the tentative dates and topics for this year’s meetings if you want to calendar them.

October 20, 2016        Group 2           

November 15. 2016    Group 3

December 13th ish       Holiday Party

January 17, 2017         Group 4

February 21, 2017       Group 5

March 21, 2017           Group 6

April 18, 2017             Group 7

May 16, 2017              Group 8

Your pupilage group assignments will be available on the website at:  http://www.hudsonhallwheaton.com after the first meeting.  Don’t worry Group 1, we’ll let you know.

4)      The format of the presentations is staying substantially the same with the expected format for the meetings to be:

5:00 – 5:30            Social period

5:30 – 5:45            Dinner served

5:45 – 5:50            Speaker and topic introduction

5:50 – 6:20            Speaker presentation on topic

6:20 – 6:40            Pupilage group prepared questions for speaker

6:40 – 6:55            Audience questions

6:55 – 7:00            Announcements and adjourn.

5)      Again, based on this format, the pupilage groups will have more limited responsibilities.  It is anticipated that the groups should only have to meet two times.  The primary responsibilities of the pupilage groups will be to:

A)    Select and arrange for a speaker with expertise in the topic area.

B)    Generate/prepare a paper of approximately 10 pages relating to the current status of the law or legal issues in the topic area.

C)    Prepare questions for the speaker with the expectation that they will fill approximately 20 minutes of the program time.

6)      For the new members this year, we will be having a new member/orientation meeting sometime between the September and October meetings. The date, time and format of that has not been set.  You will receive further notice as the details are finalized.

7)      If you have any questions, please contact me at this e-mail, at my work e-mail bharrington@jonesgotcher.com, or call at 918-581-8251.