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September 29, 2022 2022 FALL COUNCIL MEETING

Judges Panel

Hear from diverse judges and their expectations from lawyers who appear before them – from best briefing tips, presentation to the court, and demeanor. Also, learn from the diverse pathways each judge took the bench and how they view the elimination of bias.

This panel was presented on Thursday, September 29, 2022, during the joint fall meeting of the American Bar Association's Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, State and Local Government Law Section, and Young Lawyers Division. This program is offered on-demand for viewing only and does not qualify for CLE credit in its recorded form.


  • Hon. Susan Blanco, Chief District Court Judge - 8th Judicial District
  • Hon. Melvin Oden-Orr, Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge
  • Fernande R. V. Duffly, Former Associate Justice, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; Council Member, Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice, American Bar Association


Joint Sponsors: ABA State and Local Government Law SectionABA Young Lawyers Division


CLE Resource Packet
Please note: only in-person attendees are eligible for CLE credit.

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