Wednesday, June 5, 2013

L.A. Lawyer magazine article: Preparing for Oral Argument

This month's Los Angeles Lawyer magazine has a Barristers Tips column by H&L's Andrea Ambrose Lobato titled Steps for Preparing for Appellate Oral Argument. In brief, the article suggests the following:
Step 1: Reread the briefs. Step 2: Gather key parts of the record. Step 3: Create an outline of your argument. Step 4: Condense the outline to one or two pages. Step 5: Practice your argument, including answers to likely questions.