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American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division The 201 Practice Series: Beyond the Basics © 2007 American Bar Association All Rights Reserved Handling Your First Appeal By John M. McCoy III Understand the Rules. Review the trial court's rules about appeals from its rulings as well as the rules of the appellate court, including local court rules. Ensure the necessary steps have been taken in trial court to preserve issues for appeal. Some Issues may be waived by...