Appellate Advocacy 2017

Date & Time: Monday, October 30, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

CLE Credit: Yes

Event Description
6.5 Credit Hours, Including 1.0 Ethics Credit Hour


This highly acclaimed course features the consumers and producers of appellate advocacy in the federal courts. It is designed as an introduction to appellate advocacy, featuring practical advice from the experts. Judges discuss their perspectives and point out pitfalls and common mistakes attorneys make. Experienced lawyers share some of their tactics for successful brief writing and oral argument.  Legal ethics issues relating to appellate advocacy also are discussed. Attendance is limited to 120 registrants.

D.C. Bar Conference Center
1101 K Street NW
(Nearest Metro Stop: Metro Center 12th Street)
Washington DC 20005
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Contact Information
CLE Program
Phone: 202-626-3488
Fax: 202-942-9750


  • Hon. Patricia Millett, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Hon. Robert Wilkins, U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
  • Richard Bernstein, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
  • Richard Friedman, Appellate Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Douglas Letter, US Department of Justice
  • Jonathan Massey, Massey & Gail LLP
  • Ronald Schechter, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • Tejinder Singh, Goldstein & Russell PC
  • Catherine Stetson, Hogan Lovells
  • Theodore Whitehouse, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

D.C. Bar Members $99.00
Government Attorneys $79.00
Others $159.00
Public Interest Attorneys $79.00

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