Continuing Legal Education

Brief Writing and Oral Arguments 101 (02/13/14)

Brief Writing and Oral Arguments 101

 

Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

Charlotte Plaza Uptown Hotel

 

CLE Credit:

5.0 General hours

                       

Fees:

$275 Attorney Rate

$135 Paralegal Rate

 

Location:

Charlotte Plaza Uptown Hotel    

201 S. McDowell Street

Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

 

Special Info:

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. CLE training

                          

Program & Speakers:

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Brief Writing Part 1

John Bowers (Horack Talley PA)

 

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Bluebook and Proofreading

Refresher Steve Baker (McGuire Woods LLP)

 

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. What You Need to Know about the Mecklenburg County Civil Administrative Order

Katherine Tenfelde Armstrong (Robinson Elliott & Smith)

 

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break

 

10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Judicial Panel on Oral Arguments, Brief Writing at Trial and Appellate Levels

Hon. Max Cogburn, Hon. Albert Diaz, Hon. Barbara Jackson, and Hon. Calvin Murphy Moderated by Debbie Harden (Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP)

 

12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Lunch

 

12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Brief Writing Part 2

John Boutwell (Thurman, Wilson, Boutwell & Galvin, P.A.)

 

1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m. Preserving Error on Appeal

Rebecca K. Lindahl (Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP)

 

1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Break

 

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Effective Oral Argument

Jami Jackson Farris (Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP) and Debbie Harden (Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP)

 

Program Planners: Rebecca Lindahl (Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP), Dana Lumsden (Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP), Tricia Magee (Law Clerk to the Hon. Frank D. Whitney, U.S. District Court, WDNC) and John Nipp (Additon, Higgins, Pendleton & Ashe, P.A.)

 

Registration:

Download Registration form here and return via:

Fax: 704/333-6209

Mail: 1123 South Church Street, Suite 103, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: 704/375-8624

 

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