The Appellate Practice Section of the Bar Association of San Francisco is sponsoring or co-sponsoring three events in November and December. The following is from the Section's announcement email:
On November 17th from 12-1:30, the Section will co-sponsor (along with the Labor &Employment Section) “How Reid v. Google Will Affect You.” The program will feature former section Chair Don Willenburg of Gordon & Rees LLP speaking about the evidentiary and appellate review aspects of this recent, major California Supreme Court case and Marvin Dunson III of Valdez Dunson & Doyle LLP speaking about the case’s employment aspects. For registration, click here.
On December 6th, from 12:00-1:15, the Section will sponsor “Effective Oral Argument on Appeal,” which will offer great tips and address some recent debate about the utility of oral argument. The program will feature former section member Justice Kathleen Banke, Associate Justice of the First District Court of Appeal, Division One; former section Chair Raymond Cardozo of Reed Smith LLP; current Vice Chair Ethan Schulman of Crowell & Moring LLP; and myself as speakers. For registration, click here.
On December 9th, from 12:00-1:45, the Section will sponsor “The George Court: A Thematic Retrospective.” We are honored to have as speakers for this timely program Professor Gerald Uelmen from Santa Clara University School of Law; Honorable Joseph Grodin, former Justice of the California Supreme Court and Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Law from UC Hastings College of the Law; and Professor Shaun Martin of USD School of Law and host of the lawblog California Appellate Report. The program should be very interesting and will highlight some of the identifiable themes and trends of the Supreme Court under Chief Justice George and address some specific topics. For registration, click here.
Appellate specialization credit will be offered for all three programs and you can sign up for them on line at www.sfbar.org/calendars.