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4th Annual Appellate Practice Conference 2018

Insightful and practical advice for effective appellate advocacy

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    Product Description

    The premier yearly event for appellate practitioners, MCLE’s 4th Annual Appellate Practice Conference 2018 features a half-day, concentrated examination of the appellate process in the Commonwealth. Expert authorities from the bench and bar guide you through the appellate process, provide essential updates at the courts, share valuable tips, and answer your questions about the appellate practice. Learn how to advance your cases utilizing effective procedural strategies, compelling brief writing, and meritorious oral arguments.

    This outstanding Conference is essential for both new and experienced appellate litigators to strengthen their skills, hear from the judiciary, learn from experts, and network with colleagues. Take advantage of this distinctive opportunity to become a more effective appellate lawyer.

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    Agenda & Materials

    • 12:05 pm -12:15pm

      Welcome and Introduction

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      Hon. Mark V. Green, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

      Massachusetts Rules of Appellate Procedure Overview

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      David A.F. Lewis, Esq., David A.F. Lewis LLC , Cambridge, Co-Chair
      Joseph F. Stanton, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts , Co-Chair
    • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

      The Appeals Doctor

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      How to identify and correct procedural pitfalls and defects affecting appealability and success on appeal.
      Mary T. Bowe, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

      Single Justice Practice

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      Seeking review of preliminary injunctions and interlocutory orders in civil and criminal cases
      Dana A. Curhan, Esq., Curhan Law Office , Boston
    • 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

      Paperless Practice

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      Electronic document preparation and filing practices and procedures.
      Julie B. Goldman, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm

      Networking and Refreshment Break


    • 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm


      Arguing Appropriate Standards of Appellate Review

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      Alex Philipson, Esq., Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

      Behind the Scenes at the SJC

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      Insights on screening for sua sponte transfers, applications for direct and further appellate review, and amicus invitations
      Hon. David A. Lowy, Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

      Appellate Year in Review

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      Significant decisions of SJC and APC.
      Felicia H. Ellsworth, Esq., Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP , Boston
    • 4:00 pm - 4:45pm

      Panel of Appellate Judges

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      Recommended best practices for appellate attorneys; presenting effective appeals; Appellate decision making
      Hon. David J. Barron, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit , Boston
      Hon. Kimberly S. Budd, Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
      Hon. Gabrielle R. Wolohojian, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
    • 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session

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    Cochair

    Joseph F. Stanton, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston

    Faculty

    Hon. David J. Barron, U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Boston
    Mary T. Bowe, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Kimberly S. Budd, Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Dana A. Curhan, Esq., Curhan Law Office, Boston
    Hon. Joseph M. Ditkoff, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Julie B. Goldman, Esq., Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Mark V. Green, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. David A. Lowy, Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Alex Philipson, Esq., Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston
    Hon. Gabrielle R. Wolohojian, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston