Monday, April 4, 2016

San Diego 'State of the Appellate Courts' Program (April 22)

The State of the Appellate Courts: A Joint Address

Presented by the Appellate Practice Section of the San Diego County Bar Association 
This program is worth 1.5 GEN - Specialization Credit in Appellate Practice Applies

Featuring: Hon. Judith D. McConnell & Hon. M. Margaret McKeown
Justice Judith D. McConnell is the Presiding Justice of the Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeal, Division One, and the Administrative Presiding Justice of the entire Fourth Appellate District, which also includes Divisions Two (Riverside) and Three (Santa Ana). Appointed to the federal bench by President Clinton in 1998, Judge M. Margaret McKeown serves on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, with chambers in San Diego, and is the immediate past President of the Federal Judges Association and Chair of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative. In their Joint State of the Appellate Courts address, Justice McConnell and Judge McKeown will discuss key issues affecting state and federal appellate courts and practice, including:
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  • Trends and cutting-edge issues at the courts;
  • Budget, staffing, and judicial efficiency;
  • E-filings and technological developments;
  • And other issues of concern and interest to appellate practitioners and jurists.
  • Justice McConnell and Judge McKeown will also answer questions, both those submitted in advance and those asked at the program. Please feel free to submit questions in advance to the Appellate Practice Section’s Member at Large, Robert Shaughnessy, at

Can’t make it to downtown San Diego? Click here to register for the remote internet Webcast.
{FYI Notes from last year's program are here.}