CEB will present a day-long seminar, "Handling Civil Appeals and Writs in California State Courts," on Friday, October 3, 2008 in Los Angeles and on Friday, October 17, 2008 in San Francisco. Click on the link for more info.
Here are the program higlights:
How to assure a trial record that sets up an appeal
The decision whether to appealgauging the costs v. benefits
Civil writ practice
Protecting your client's rights during the appeal
Appellate courts processes & what they expect from you
Perfecting the appeal and preparing the record
- Writing the most persuasive brief
Effective oral argument
Petition for hearing in the Supreme Court
Recent developments in appellate practice
Thanks to Don Willenberg, chair of the Appellate Practice Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco, for emailing section members about this upcoming program.