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Appellate Advocacy 2020 *Class by Webinar*

December 4, 2020
Credits: 5.0 Credit Hours, including 1.0 Ethics Credit Hour (Note: For those seeking Virginia MCLE credit: 4.0 Credit Hours, including 1.0 Ethics Credit Hour)

Description: This highly acclaimed course features a distinguished appellate judge and expert appellate practitioners. Our esteemed faculty has designed this course as an introduction to appellate advocacy, featuring practical advice for those who attend.  The judge will discuss his perspectives, and point out practice pitfalls and common mistakes attorneys make. Our attorney panelists, in turn, will share some of their tactics for successful brief writing and oral argument. Our faculty will also discuss legal ethics issues relating to appellate advocacy, and alternate dispute resolution.

Faculty: Hon. Harry T. Edwards, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; Austin Bonner, Federal Communications Commission; Kirti Datla, Hogan Lovells LLP; Richard A. Friedman, U.S. Department of Justice (ret.); Erik Jaffe, Schaerr |Jaffe LLP; Carolyn Lerner, Chief Circuit Court Mediator; Douglas N. Letter, General Counsel, United States House of Representatives; Jonathan S. Massey, Massey & Gail LLP; Deanne E. Maynard, Morrison & Foerster; Theodore C. Whitehouse, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (ret.) (Moderator); Christopher J. Wright, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Fees: $79 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $159 Others
The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488.

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