National Docketing Association

SF/Bay Area Chapter Lunch with the Ninth Circuit

  • February 22, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (PST)
  • Morrison & Foerster 425 Market Street, 33rd Floor


  • Dial in at 12:30 p.m.
  • Personal attendance includes catered luncheon

The SF/BAY AREA CHAPTER of the National Docketing Association is pleased to present Lunch with the Ninth Circuit.

Please join us for lunch with the Chief Deputy Clerk for Operations at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Susan V. Gelmis.  Susan was one of our speakers at the 4th Annual Conference in Las Vegas and has graciously agreed to speak to our membership again.  Susan will cover filing guidelines, recent amendments, the Appellate Practice Guide and more! Mingle with fellow chapter members and get valuable information for your office and your practice.

Susan V. Gelmis is the Chief Deputy Clerk for Operations at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She has been with the court for over 25 years, starting as a Staff Attorney in 1989. In 1992, she became the Supervising Attorney for the newly established Pro Se Unit, which she helped to define and create. In 1993, she worked with the court and the federal bar to create the Circuit’s Pro Bono Program.  She then assumed the additional role of Supervising Attorney of the Motions Unit in 2000. In December 2015, Susan moved to the Clerk’s Office to take on her new position as Chief Deputy Clerk, where she oversees all docketing and filing systems and procedures. Susan is a 1987 graduate of NYU Law School and originally a native of New York.




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