Jul

    Appeals

    12 PM EDT

    The next episode of our teleconference series on best practices for managing litigation cases focuses on appeals. 

    After litigation is complete at the trial court level, the next (and usually final) steps occur at the appellate level.  Generally speaking, an appeal is the right of a party to have a judgment of trial court reviewed by a higher court.  Most litigators will encounter appellate litigation at some point during their career, so be prepared.  Whether a party believes the judgment was correct and should be affirmed, or believes it is incorrect and seeks to have it modified or reversed, the key to being an effective advocate at the appellate level is to be familiar with the procedural rules of the road, including applicable deadlines, as well as best practices for brief writing and oral argument. 

    Our panel will provide guidance, best practices, and share some of the lessons they have learned handling appeals.  Topics of discussion will include:

    ·         Types of appeals,

    ·         Preservation of issues for appeal,

    ·         Time periods for taking an appeal,

    ·         Standard of review on appeal,

    ·         Best practices for appellate brief-writing,

    ·         Best practices for oral argument,

    ·         Procedure in appellate court,

    ·         Applications to higher courts, and

    ·         Other best practices and appellate considerations.

     

    Panelists:          Jin-Ho King, Milligan Rona Duran & King

                            Lindsay Breedlove, Pepper Hamilton

                            Rich Rivera, Smith, Gambrell & Russell

    Sponsored by: American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee

    Co-Sponsors:  American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Young Lawyers Division Criminal Justice Committee

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    Appeals

    Event Details

    Format

    Teleconference

    Date

    Jul 27, 2017

    2017-07-27T12:00:00-04:00 2017-07-27T13:00:00-04:00 Appeals

    The next episode of our teleconference series on best practices for managing litigation cases focuses on appeals. 

    After litigation is complete at the trial court level, the next (and usually final) steps occur at the appellate level.  Generally speaking, an appeal is the right of a party to have a judgment of trial court reviewed by a higher court.  Most litigators will encounter appellate litigation at some point during their career, so be prepared.  Whether a party believes the judgment was correct and should be affirmed, or believes it is incorrect and seeks to have it modified or reversed, the key to being an effective advocate at the appellate level is to be familiar with the procedural rules of the road, including applicable deadlines, as well as best practices for brief writing and oral argument. 

    Our panel will provide guidance, best practices, and share some of the lessons they have learned handling appeals.  Topics of discussion will include:

    ·         Types of appeals,

    ·         Preservation of issues for appeal,

    ·         Time periods for taking an appeal,

    ·         Standard of review on appeal,

    ·         Best practices for appellate brief-writing,

    ·         Best practices for oral argument,

    ·         Procedure in appellate court,

    ·         Applications to higher courts, and

    ·         Other best practices and appellate considerations.

     

    Panelists:          Jin-Ho King, Milligan Rona Duran & King

                            Lindsay Breedlove, Pepper Hamilton

                            Rich Rivera, Smith, Gambrell & Russell

    Sponsored by: American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division Litigation Committee

    Co-Sponsors:  American Bar Association Section of Litigation, Young Lawyers Division Criminal Justice Committee

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