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Tips for Success in Appellate Practice

Date
Wednesday
March 15, 2017
Location
Clear Law Institute

Litigator Brad McCullough hosted a webinar on "Maintaining Your Appeal: Tips for Success in Appellate Practice," presented by the Clear Law Institute.

Brad discussed the similarities and differences between trial court practice and appellate practice. He also covered:

How to write a successful brief:

  • Knowing your court, its rules, and its preferences.
  • How to identify the best tone or voice for your brief
  • What to say in your statement of the case or statement of facts
  • How to select your issues
  • How to frame the issues presented
  • How to identify and reflect the standard of review in your brief
  • How to organize your argument

How to prepare for oral argument:

  • Knowing the law
  • Knowing both sides’ arguments and briefs
  • How to effectively use “moot courts”
  • How to engage in dialogue
  • How to answer questions without being evasive

How advocacy in appellate court can differ from advocacy in trial court

Brad McCullough is a commercial and business litigator and appellate attorney at Lerch Early who represents businesses and individuals in a wide variety of cases in federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as before arbitration panels and in mediation proceedings.

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