The Procedures, Risks, and Costs of Federal Court Litigation

The Procedures, Risks, and Costs of Federal Court Litigation

This item is not available for purchase.

Add To Wishlist

Your Price:
Recording Date 06/09/17
CLE Eligible No
Length 34 min.
Format MP3
SKU POD2017-07

Litigating a client’s case in federal court can be intimidating, not just because of the underlying law, but also because the procedures are not always clear. Our panelists will discuss how to assess whether litigation is the best option for your client, as well as the logistics, costs, and risks.

Featured Topics

  • Is Litigation the Best Option? Weighing the Benefits Against the Risks
  • How, When, and Where to Litigate
  • Common Procedural Pitfalls
  • What Costs Will Your Client Have to Pay (in Addition to Attorney’s Fees)?
  • Representing an Indigent Client in Federal Court
  • How to Collect Attorney’s Fees (EAJA) From DHS


This product contains digital goods. All digital goods (MP3, PDF, ZIP. Etc.) are available for downloading from your digital library for two years from the date of purchase. This product is available in electronic format ONLY; no print copies are offered.
Melissa Crow (DL), Legal Director, American Immigration Council, Washington, DC
Matthew L. Hoppock, AILA Federal Court Litigation Section Steering Committee, Overland Park, KS
Paul Grotas, New York, NY

The speaker's/author’s views do not necessarily represent the views of AILA, nor do they constitute legal advice or representation. Practice tips provided are based on the speaker's/author’s experiences and the current state of the law. Please be sure to conduct legal research and analysis for your unique situation as the law changes quickly and experiences may differ from your own.

Ratings & Reviews

All reviews will be reviewed by AILA prior to appearing on this page.

Be the first to review The Procedures, Risks, and Costs of Federal Court Litigation!