The Experts’ Guide to Appellate Practice: The Basics and Beyond


The Experts’ Guide to Appellate Practice: The Basics and Beyond

Recorded On 11/01/2014


Learn from a panel of appellate practitioners, clerks of the court and appellate judges what you need to know to handle an appeal – from appellate fundamentals to advanced appellate practice. Our expert panel will discuss:

  • The Fundamentals of Appellate Practice
  • Advanced Appellate Practice: Anticipating the Pitfalls
  • Motion Practice
  • Practice in the First and Second Departments
  • A Judicial View From the Court of Appeals
  • Practice Before the NY Court of Appeals
  • Views From the Bench: First and Second Department

The highlight of the program will be hearing a Judicial View from  the Court of Appeals by Hon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, NYS Court of Appeals, as well as Views From the Appellate Division by Hon. Leonard B. AustinHon. Robert J. Miller, Hon. Judith Gische and Hon. John W. Sweeny.



Exclusive Program Sponsor: Counsel Press

Program Chair and FacultyElliott Scheinberg

Special Guest SpeakerHon. Sheila Abdus-Salaam, NYS Court of Appeals

FacultyAprilanne Agostino, Clerk of the Court, Appellate Division, 2nd Dept.; Hon. Leonard B. Austin, Appellate Division, Second Dept.; William Buckley, Garbarini & Scher, P.C; Stuart M. Cohen, Esq.;  Dolores Gebhardt, McCarthy Fingar;  Hon. Judith Gische, App. Div., 1st Dept.; Hon. Robert J.  Miller, Appellate Division, Second Dept.; Susanna Rojas, Clerk of the Court, Appellate Division, 1st Dept.;  Hon. John W. Sweeny, Jr, Appellate Division, First Department


8 NY CLE Credits; 4 Skills, 4 PP


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