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How to Write an Effective Appellate Brief CLE (EYL171107)
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When: Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: CBA Law Center
30 Bank Street
New Britain, Connecticut  06051
United States
Contact: Member Service Center

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Presented by the Young Lawyers Section

Seminar Code: EYL171107

CLE Credit
CT: 2.0 CLE Credits
NY: 2.0 CLE Credits (AOP)

About the Program
Learn to write an appellate brief from a Connecticut Supreme Court Justice and experienced practitioners.

Writing an appellate brief can be a daunting task for any attorney.  Attendees will learn what it takes to write a persuasive appellate brief, along with the tricks of the trade, and what justices look for in a strong appellate brief.

You Will Learn

  • How to persuasively present an argument to an appellate court, and what judges look for in an appellate brief
  • How to identify the strongest issues for appeal
  • Common errors to avoid in appellate brief writing    

Who Should Attend
Appellate practitioners, attorneys interested in handling appeals, and all attorneys interested in improving their writing skills.      


Logan A. Carducci
Halloran & Sage LLP
Christopher Klepps
Updike Kelly & Spellacy PC



Hon. Dennis G. Eveleigh
Connecticut Supreme Court
Daniel J. Klau
McElroy Deutsch Mulvaney & Carpenter LLP
 Harry D. Weller
Office of the Chief State’s Attorney
Rocky Hill

Cost: Includes a light dinner and parking in the public garage at 35 Bank Street
         Member $75
         Non-Member $150
         Student Member $25

Materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. No paper copies will be prepared. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been received.

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program qualifies for transitional and non-transitional credits. Financial hardship information available upon request.



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