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Appellate Advocacy in PA State Courts

Available: In Stock
Price: $49.00
Item Code: 09020-BK


This manual is designed to provide you with practical tips on how to improve your written and oral advocacy skills. From composition and typography to examples of effective oral advocacy, this book covers a variety of topics to help you become a more effective advocate.

Summary of Contents

Written Advocacy – Tools to Persuade Your Reader 

  • Checklist for Appellate Briefs – 2018
  • Effective Brief Writing Despite High Volume Practice: Ten Misconceptions That Result in Bad Briefs
  • Plain Language 
  • A Few Ways to Improve Your Legal Writing
  • What It Takes to Write a Great Brief
  • Requirements and Suggestions for Typography in Briefs and Other Papers 
  • Painting with Print: Incorporating Concepts of Typographic and Layout Design into the Text of Legal Writing Documents 

Oral Advocacy – From the Court’s Perspective 

  • The View from the Bench
  • Generalizations for Effective Appellate Advocacy

Tips for the Superior Court of Pennsylvania

  • Docketing Statements
  • Motions Practice Tips
  • Appeals from Interlocutory Orders, Applications to Dismiss and Quash, and Tips for Criminal Appeals 
  • En Banc Basics
  • Reargument/Reconsideration Notes
  • PACFile (Electronic Filing)
  • Continuances

Proceedings in Commonwealth Court 

Practice Areas
Published: 7/16/2018
Pages: 212
Size: 8.5x11
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