Tuesday, January 20, 2015

San Diego Bar Appellate Events

SDCBA's Appellate Practice Section has a regular monthly meeting January 28. (Meetings are at noon, the fourth Wednesday of the month at the County Bar Center.)

And it is offering an appellate settlement program (live and via webcast) on February 4:

Register here for the live program at the SDCBA Conference Center downtown.
Hon. Judith L. Haller, Chief Circuit Mediator Claudia L. Bernard, and Guylyn Cummins
(This program is worth 1.0 Specialization Credit in Appellate Practice)
Learn from a Court of Appeal Justice, the 9th Circuit's Chief Circuit Mediator, and a top practitioner how to effectively handle settlement conferences both procedurally and substantively in state and federal appellate courts. Topics to be covered:
  • Trial versus appellate court: Learn critical differences between settlement conferences at the trial and appellate levels.
  • State versus federal: Know significant differences in how settlement conferences are handled in both forums and the impact on your appeal.
  • How to prevail: Find out how to prevail in the settlement context on appeal and to educate your client about the process.