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The California Appellate Process Seminar

January 22, 2010 • San Francisco, CA


A one-day program designed for:

  • Appellate specialists
  • In-house counsel who supervise appeals
  • Civil trial lawyers
  • Counseling attorneys

About the program:

This is a comprehensive overview of the appellate process involving experienced appellate specialists and key personnel from the appellate courts. It’s not often that a single one-day seminar will give you both a procedural overview of the process but also substantive tips on how to write briefs, present oral argument and how to present your case so as to maximize the chances of obtaining review by the Supreme Court.

Topics include:

  • Overview of the Process
  • Pre-Appeal Procedures
  • Filing Electronic Briefs
  • Effective Brief Writing: What Works and What Doesn't
  • Review by the Supreme Court
  • Preparing for and Presenting Oral Arguments

Ethan Schulman will speak on the subject of "Brief Writing."

Official Event Site

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