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April 09, 2012

VSB/VBA Appellate Summit

The Appellate Committee of the Virginia State Bar Litigation Section together with the Virginia Bar Association will present the 2012 Appellate Summit April 25 at the offices of Troutman Sanders LLP in Richmond. This six-hour MCLE accredited program (approval pending) will feature remarks from Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia, The Honorable Cynthia D. Kinser; Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, The Honorable William B. Traxler Jr.; and Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, The Honorable Walter S. Felton. Topics will include effective use of amicus briefs, views on appellate advocacy from the most recently appointed judiciary members, ways to improve brief writing, a discussion by Justice Donald W. Lemons on appellate decision-making, and delivering an effective oral argument.

Refreshments, lunch, and a networking reception will be included in a $175 registration fee.

 

Updated: Apr 09, 2012