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2015 Appellate Advocacy Seminar Materials

Monday, September 21, 2015 - Thursday, December 31, 2015

Writing Workshop by Aviva Orenstein, Professor of Law and Val Nolan Faculty Fellow, Indiana University Maurer School of Law

The Appellate Mediation Program by Vikram Chandhok, Conference Attorney, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

 

The Internal Review and Screening Process for Civil and Criminal Cases by Mike Schneider, Staff Attorney, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

The Clerk's Office, Thomas Plunkett, Chief Deputy Clerk, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Professionalism - Law Practice Management Tips
Ethics
- the Ethics of EMail Communications

Honorable Karen Wells Roby, U.S. Magistrate Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA
Lynda C. Shely, The Shely Firm, PC, Scottsdale, AZ
Tom Rowe, OTB Consulting, Cary, NC

Overview of Oral Arguments
Walter Woodruff, Bopp Law Firm, New Orleans, LA

 

Oral Argument Observation and Critique

Don Richard, Kenney, Ellinghausen, Richard & DeShazo, New Orleans, LA
Timothy Crooks, Supervisory Assistant Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Texas, Houston, TX
Deborah Pearce, Law Offices of Deborah Pearce

Nuts and Bolts of Oral Argument and Brief Writing

Honorable Jerry Smith, U.S. Circuit Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Honorable Priscilla R. Owen, U.S. Circuit Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Honorable Gregg Costa, U.S. Circuit Judge, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
Moderated by Winston DeCuir, Jr.

Current Issues in Criminal Law by Timothy Crooks

Current Issues in Civil Law by Walter Woodruff