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Sample Notice of Organizational Meeting of a State–Federal Judicial Council

July 26, 2017

Notice of Organizational Meeting for State–Federal Judicial Council of ___________ (state)

To:____________  (name and email address of judge)

Subject: State–Federal Judicial Council of _________ (state) Organizational Meeting

You are cordially invited to attend a meeting of members of the state and federal judiciary in _______ (state) to discuss the formation of a state–federal judicial council in the state.

The meeting will be held at _________ (time of meeting) on _____ (date of meeting) at ______  (location of meeting).

The agenda for the meeting will include the following:

Purpose of the Council
Composition of the Council
Officers of the Council
Frequency and location for the meetings
Organizational information include setting the agenda for the meeting, administrative support for the meeting and travel arrangements, providing for written materials prior to each meeting, meeting minutes, and reports.

We hope you will join us for this initial meeting.


Chief Justice of  __________  (state)


Chief Judge, United States District Court for __________ (region/state)


This sample form is part of Federal and State Court Cooperation, a Special Topic Webpage.