NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
New York Appellate Practice
A distinguished faculty of 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.
Sponsored by the Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
Thursday, April 4, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
This program is being recorded and streamed as a live webcast.
New York State Bar Association
1 Elk Street
Albany, NY 12207
7.0 MCLE Credits | 3.5 Areas of Professional Practice, 3.0 Skills, 0.5 Ethics
NYSBA Member: $175 | Non-Member: $275
> 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
Alan J. Pierce, Esq. | Hancock Estabrook, LLP
Hon. Christine M. Clark | NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Amy P. Conway, Esq. | NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Professor Michael J. Hutter | Albany Law School
Beth A. Lifshin-Clark, Esq. | NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Erica L. Putnam Little, Esq. | NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Hon. Michael C. Lynch | NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department
Hon. Bernard J. Malone | Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP
Christopher K. Mills, Esq. | The Mills Law Firm, LLP
Scott C. Paton, Esq. | McNamee Lochner P.C.
Robert A. Rausch, Esq. | Maynard, O'Connor, Smith & Catalinotto, LLP
Hon. Leslie E. Stein | NYS Court of Appeals
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Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys. For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.
Out of State Accreditation: 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.
Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
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