Advanced Appellate Advocacy 2019

Choose option(s) from grid below and click "Register".

Registration Options

Make your selection and click the Register button above.
TypeTitleStartEndCLEPrice
Philadelphia
The CLE Conference Center
Wanamaker Building, 10th Floor, Suite 1010, Philadelphia PA, 19107
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Allentown
Bar Association of Lehigh County
1114 Walnut Street, Allentown PA, 18102
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Doylestown
Bucks County Bar Association
135 E. State Street, Doylestown PA, 18901
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Mechanicsburg
PBI Conference Center
5080 Ritter Road, Rossmoyne Exit, Rt. 15, Mechanicsburg PA, 17055
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Pittsburgh
PBI Professional Development Center
Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, 7th Fl., Pittsburgh PA, 15222
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Plymouth Meeting
LaSalle University Montgomery County Center
220 West Germantown Pike, Ste. 100, Back of the Victory Bldg., Plymouth Meeting PA, 19462
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
West Chester
Chester County Bar Association
15 W Gay Street, 2nd Floor, West Chester PA, 19380
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
Webcast
Online
STARTMon., Apr. 15, 2019
9:00 AM
ENDMon., Apr. 15, 2019
1:15 PM
CLE 3 sub/1 eth PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00

* = Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.

About

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

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download. A printed copy of the course book is available, at a discount to attendees, for $40. Additional copies are available at full price. If you wish to purchase the printed version of the course book, please call PBI Customer Service at 800-932-4637. Printed versions of the course book will not be distributed at the course; please allow up to two weeks after the program for the printed versions of the course book to be shipped.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

9:00 AM - 9:05 AM
Welcome & Introduction

9:05 AM - 9:45 AM
Identifying and Preserving Issues

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM
Brief Writing

10:45 AM - 11:00 AM
Break

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
The Record

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM
Oral Argument

12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Questions & Answers

Faculty

NameFirm/Company
Robert L. Byer Esq. Duane Morris LLP (Pitts)
Michael L. Kichline Esq. Dechert LLP (Phila)
Hon. Mary H. Leavitt Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
Hon. Sallie Updyke Mundy Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
James C. Sargent Jr, Esq. Lamb McErlane PC (West Chester)
Hon. Victor P. Stabile Superior Court of Pennsylvania
Kim M. Watterson Esq. Reed Smith LLP (Pitts)
Faculty may vary by location.
PBI reserves the right to substitute speakers at all programs.
10705