In-Person Program

3rd Annual Appellate Practice Conference 2017

High-impact appellate litigation

2170435P01
Wednesday, 6/14/2017, 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
MCLE, Milstein Hall, Boston
5 substantive credits, 0 ethics credits
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Product Description

MCLE’s 3rd Annual Appellate Practice Conference 2017 focuses on high-impact appellate litigation in the highest courts: the Supreme Judicial Court and the Supreme Court of the United States. From former Justices and the current Clerks of the Supreme Judicial Court and Appeals Court as well as our panels of appellate experts, you will learn how to advance your cases to the highest courts and, once there, how to make your case and move the law forward. Don’t miss this distinctive opportunity to hear from the judiciary, learn from the best practitioners, and network with your colleagues.  Whether you are an experienced appellate litigator looking to grow your practice or just learning the ropes, this Conference has something for you!

 

12:00 p.m. - 12:10 p.m.
Welcome and Introduction
Patricia A. DeJuneas, Esq., Sibbison & DeJuneas, Boston, Co-Chair
Janet Hetherwick Pumphrey, Esq., Law Offices of Janet Hetherwick Pumphrey, Lenox, Co-Chair
12:10 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Bessie Dewar, Esq., Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
12:35 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Moving the Law Forward in the State Appellate Courts
Hon. Robert J. Cordy, McDermott Will & Emery, Boston
Hon. R. Marc Kantrowitz
Hon. David A. Mills, Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services, Boston
Francis V. Kenneally, Esq., Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Joseph F. Stanton, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
1:45 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
High Impact Appellate Litigation in the Supreme Judicial Court
Matthew R. Segal, Esq., ACLU of Massachusetts, Boston
Bessie Dewar, Esq., Office of the Attorney General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
David A.F. Lewis, Esq., David A.F. Lewis LLC, Cambridge
Richard L. Neumeier, Esq., Morrison Mahoney LLP, Boston
Leslie W. O'Brien, Esq., Leslie W. O'Brien, Attorney at Law, Billerica
2:50 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Networking and Refreshment Break
3:10 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
Practicing and Winning in the Highest Court in the Land
Mark C. Fleming, Esq., Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston
Judith H. Mizner, Esq., Federal Public Defender Office, Boston
David J. Nathanson, Esq., Wood & Nathanson LLP, Boston
Ruth Greenberg, Esq., Law Office of Ruth Greenberg, Swampscott
Nikolas Eli Bowie, Esq.
4:20 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Keynote
Matthew R. Segal, Esq., ACLU of Massachusetts, Boston

Special Program Materials:

Table of Contents

Cochair

Patricia A. DeJuneas, Esq., Sibbison & DeJuneas, Boston
Janet Hetherwick Pumphrey, Esq., Law Offices of Janet Hetherwick Pumphrey, Lenox

Faculty

Nikolas Eli Bowie, Esq., Cambridge
Ruth Greenberg, Esq., Law Office of Ruth Greenberg, Swampscott
Francis V. Kenneally, Esq., Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
Hon. David A. Mills, Massachusetts Dispute Resolution Services, Boston
Judith H. Mizner, Esq., Federal Public Defender Office, Boston
Leslie W. O'Brien, Esq., Leslie W. O'Brien, Attorney at Law, Billerica
Matthew R. Segal, Esq., ACLU of Massachusetts, Boston
Joseph F. Stanton, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

Speaker(s)