Appellate Advocacy Workshop: Advanced Topics in Criminal & Civil Appeals

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 8:00am - 4:00pm
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 (Moot Court Room) [map]

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Want to Practice in State Appellate Courts? You Cannot Miss This Event!

Featured speaker: Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor and Justice William O'Neill

Cleveland-Marshall College of law is hosting an exciting full-day (9:00-3:00) Ohio Appellate Practice CLE seminar.

The Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court, Court of Appeals Judges and Staff Attorneys, top practitioners, and leading academics will present their views on how to best represent clients in Ohio Appellate Courts. 

This program has been approved for 6.0 hrs CLE credit (including 1.0 hour of ethics), as well as 6.0 specialty hours toward OSBA Appellate Law Certification.

Topics & Speakers:

Registration (8:00 – 8:30 a.m.)

“Hitting a Home Run with Final Appealable Orders”  (8:30 – 9:25 a.m.)

Featured Speakers:

  • Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

  • Mary Pat Horwitz, Administrative Counsel, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

Original Actions (9:30-10:30 a.m.)

Featured Speakers:

  • Andrew Rodak, Staff Attorney, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

  • David Parchem, Staff Attorney, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

BREAK (10:30-10:45 a.m.)

App.R. 26: En Banc Proceedings and Applications to Reopen (10:45-11:45 a.m.)

Featured Speakers:

  • Judge Mary Jane Boyle and Judge Patricia Ann Blackmon, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

  • Andrew Rodak, Staff Attorney, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

BREAK/Lunch Pick Up (11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

Keynote Presentation: Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor an justice william O'neill of the Ohio Supreme Court (12:00-1:00 p.m.)

Featured Speakers:

  • Welcome: Lee Fisher, Dean, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

  • Introduction of the Chief Justice: Judge Sean C. Gallagher, Court of Appeals of Ohio, Eighth District

  • Keynote Speaker: Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor and Justice William O'Neill

Making the Record and Preserving Issues for Appellate Review (1:00-2:00 p.m.)

Featured Speaker:

  • Susan Audey, Partner, Tucker Ellis LLP; Certified Appellate Specialist, Ohio State Bar Association; Member, the Appellate Law Specialty Board

BREAK (2:00-2:15 p.m.)

Ethical Pitfalls: Discovery Abuse and Spoliation of Evidence (2:15-3:15 p.m.)

Featured Speakers:

  • Professor Jonathan Witmer-Rich, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

  • Professor Kevin F. O’Neill, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

 

CLE credit: 6 hours

Category: CLE Programs, Faculty, General, Public Lectures

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