14th Amendment Conversatorio Online!

The theme of this event and of Law Week this year was, “The Fourteenth Amendment: Transforming American Democracy.”

The panel, moderated by Attorney Minakshi Hemlani, consisted of attorney and former Guam Senator Robert Klitzkie, Attorney Ignacio Aguigui, and former Congressman and current President of the University of Guam, Dr. Robert Underwood. [click here to read their short biographies]

Proposed amendments to the Federal Rules regarding mandatory electronic filing

"Electronic filing has matured. Most districts have adopted local rules that require electronic filing, and allow reasonable exceptions as required by the former rule. The time has come to seize the advantages of electronic filing by making it mandatory in all districts, except for filings made by an individual not represented by an attorney. But exceptions continue to be available. Paper filing must be allowed for good cause. And a local rule may allow or require paper filing for other reasons." 

SAVE THE DATE! 2017 Annual District Conference

The District Court of Guam and the Guam Bar Association are pleased to announce that the 2017 Annual District Conference will be held on:
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at the Hilton Guam Resort & Spa, Tumon, Guam Micronesian Room

The U.S. District Court for the NMI is a co-sponsor for the upcoming 2017 district conference.

Featured Speakers

The Honorable Paul J. Watford, Circuit Judge, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, will present:
  • Tips and Traps on Appellate Advocacy; and