Advanced Appellate Advocacy: Presenting Complex Appeals in the PA Courts

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Complex commercial cases pose unique challenges when presented on appeal

Join a panel of appellate judges and experienced appellate lawyers as they walk you through the process of appealing a case to a higher court. They’ll also identify potential minefields that you may encounter and provide guidance for side-stepping an explosion.

The View from the well of the court--experienced litigators and corporate counsel help you get started:

  • Differing perspectives: trial lawyer vs. appellate lawyer
  • Preservation of issues, early involvement of appellate viewpoint
  • Preparing the record
  • Briefing a commercial case on appeal

Special Feature: Judges from Pennsylvania’s appellate courts share their preferences, procedures, pet peeves

Best practices tips for appealing to one of the higher courts:

  • Commonwealth Court
  • Superior Court
  • Supreme Court

The View from the Pennsylvania Appellate Courts

  • Workload of the Court & how this impacts complex commercial cases
  • The time between acceptance and final decision
  • Commercial vs. criminal vs. personal injury vs. domestic vs. estates and other cases
  • How to most effectively present a commercial appeal
  • Specialization among jurists – criminal/ personal injury/domestic/estates/ commercial
  • Pennsylvania’s place in business law—the Bench’s versus practitioners’ perspectives


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