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Appellate Judges Education Institute 2023 Summit

November 2-5 | Washington, DC | The AJEI Summit gathers federal and state appellate judges from across the country and invites all lawyers to join them for practical, cutting-edge, educational programming. Presenters include leading practitioners from private and government practice, outstanding law professors, and experienced appellate judges and court attorneys. JD Members can use the code "JDMember" for $25 off registration.

Early Bird Rates End Sept. 30

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Appellate Issues

2023 Winter Edition

This Appellate Issues edition covers the 2022 AJEI Summit, from the keynote address by Judge J. Michelle Childs of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, to Dean Chemerinsky’s annual Supreme Court Civil and Criminal Reviews, and everything in between.

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How To Build an Appellate Practice

A Three-Part Series

Are you looking to create or expand your current litigation practice to appellate advocacy? Watch this 3-session series in which three experienced appellate lawyers discuss how they built their practices dedicated to civil appeals in state and federal courts. Session 1 is available to anyone, and sessions 2 & 3 are available to CAL members only.

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The Council of Appellate Lawyers is a council within the Judicial Division's Appellate Judges Conference. Join AJC before enrolling in CAL (at no additional cost).

CAL Committees

The Council encourages its members to become involved and bring to the attention of its Committees their ideas and concerns, so that the objectives and interests of all members can be heard, understood and incorporated into the Council's proposals, projects and initiatives.

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CAL Pro Bono Coaching Program

If you are interested in learning about the personal and professional benefits of pro bono appellate practice, the Council of Appellate Lawyers has a new program for you. The CAL Pro Bono Coaching Program matches interested CAL members with experienced appellate counsel who have specific knowledge about pro bono appeals. This program is available for CAL Members only.

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Contact Us

Amy Dasgupta, Program Specialist, 800.238.2667 ext. 5419, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60654