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The Appellate Process in California


During this day-long seminar, Steven HIrsch and other notable faculty will examine the California appellate process by following a hypothetical case from filing of the complaint to review by the Court of Appeal, and petitioning the California Supreme Court for review.

Topics include: 

  • Evaluating the Appeal
  • Nuts and Bolts I: Staying the Judgment and the Filing the Appeal 
  • Nuts and Bolts II: Preparing the Record 
  • The Opening Brief 
  • The Respondent’s Brief
  • The Reply Brief
  • Mediation and Settlement & The Oral Argument