Tonight, the Appellate Section of the Barristers Club of the Bar Association of San Francisco will present "Views from the Bench: Best Practices in Appellate Advocacy," featuring Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judges Carlos T. Bea and William A. Fletcher and California Court of Appeal Justice Laurence Kay (Ret.).
From the brochure:
This moderated panel discussion will focus on best practices in written and oral appellate advocacy. The topics will include drafting persuasive appellate briefs, presenting an effective oral argument, and the 'dos and don'ts' of brief writing and oral advocacy. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception with light refreshments.
The program runs from 6:00-7:00 p.m. (registration begins at 5:30) at the BASF Conference Center, 301 Battery Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco.