New York Appellate Practice CLE

New York Appellate Practice
Continuing Legal Education Program

Appellate judges, court officials, and experienced practitioners will present this program to guide you through the fine points and pitfalls of New York appellate practice from A to Z. Starting with the basics of appellate jurisdiction, they’ll also cover preservation of error in the trial court, how to take and perfect appeals to the Appellate Division and Court of Appeals, the new unified Appellate Division rules, effective brief writing and oral argument, a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of appellate courts as they prepare for argument and draft and release their decisions, and much more.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hone your appellate skills.


Earn 7.0 MCLE credits by attending this full-day program.

Friday, March 22, 2019 | Rochester | Rochester Airport Marriott

Friday, March 29, 2019 | NYC | Convene Conference Center

Thursday, April 4, 2019 | Albany* | New York State Bar Association
*This program will be recorded and streamed as a live webcast. You can sign up for Live Program or Webcast.

Friday, April 5, 2019 | Long Island | Long Island Marriott

Monday, April 15, 2019 | Westchester | Westchester Marriott


John A. Cirando, Esq. | D.J. & J.A. Cirando, Esqs. | Rochester
Cheryl F. Korman, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP | Long Island
Henry F. Mascia, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP | Westchester
Norman A. Olch, Esq. | New York City
Alan J. Pierce, Esq. | Rivkin Radler LLP | Albany
David H. Tennant, Esq. | Law Office of David Tennant PLLC | Rochester


• The basics of appellate jurisdiction - the core concepts of aggrievement, appealability and reviewability
• Preservation of error in the trial court
• Taking, perfecting and opposing an appeal to the Appellate Division
• Taking, perfecting and opposing an appeal to the Court of Appeals
• The new joint practice rules of the Appellate Division
• Original proceedings and motion practice in the Appellate Division
• Effective brief writing and oral argument
• The internal process of the Appellate Courts

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Rochester | NYC | Albany | Long Island | Westchester

NYSBA Members: $175 | Non-Members: $275
7.0 MCLE Credits: 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 3.0 Skills, 0.5 Ethics

This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.

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