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4th Annual Appellate Practice Conference 2018

Insightful and practical advice for effective appellate advocacy

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Thursday, 1/24/2019, 9:00 am–2:00 pm
Recorded Webcast, www.mcle.org, Recorded Webcast
4 substantive credits, 0 ethics credits
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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.

12:05 pm -12:15pm
Welcome and Introduction
Hon. Mark V. Green, Appeals Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm
Massachusetts Rules of Appellate Procedure Overview
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
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
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
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
Alex Philipson, Esq., Superior Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Behind the Scenes at the SJC
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
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
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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Table of Contents

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

Speaker(s)

Fees

  • $247.50 - MCLE Sponsor Member
  • $206.25 - New Lawyer
  • $206.25 - Pending Admittee
  • $206.25 - Law Student
  • $206.25 - Paralegal
  • $275.00 - All Others

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