Monday, June 5, 2023
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Presented by the Appellate Advocacy Section
About the Program
This program will feature family law practitioners with appellate experience and an appellate jurist discussing key considerations for (a) family law practitioners to keep in mind during trial for purposes of appeal and (b) those practitioners or appellate counsel retained after trial to keep in mind in pursuing an appeal in a family law case, from filing to disposition.
You Will Learn
• How to assess whether and when to appeal
• How to identify frequent family appellate issues so you can preempt or plant them
• About the different ways to preserve or waive issues for appeal
• About the 3 ways to obtain attorney’s fees and how best to appeal-proof your award
• About the family-specific rules on appellate stays
• How Appellate Court judges approach and think about family appeals
Who Should Attend
Family law practitioners and appellate practitioners who handle or would like to handle family law appeals.
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits (General)
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (AOP)
The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for newly admitted and experienced attorneys CLE credits.
Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, a fully interactive videoconference, or simultaneous transmission with synchronous interactivity. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml.