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Upcoming Event - 1/10/2019

The Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar is holding a seminar on amicus briefs on appeal.


This program will demystify amicus briefs.  You will hear a member of the judiciary, a private-practice lawyer, and representatives from public-interest organizations discuss the following issues:

  • What types of amicus briefs are most helpful to judges?
  • What should amici avoid?
  • If I want amicus support for my case, where should I turn?
  • How do public-interest organizations choose which case to support?
  • How should I help match potential amici with pro bono or paid counsel?
  • What role should a party's lawyer play in coordinating amici?
  • Do amicus briefs make a difference?

Date and Time:  Thursday, January 10, 2019, 4:00 – 5:00 pm
CLE Credit:  1 hour

To register to attend in Phoenix please click HERE  
To register to attend in Tucson please click HERE

Panel:
Hon. John Pelander, Supreme Court of Arizona
Roopali Desai, Coopersmith Brockelman PLC
Paul Avelar, Managing Attorney, Institute for Justice
Kathy Brody, Legal Director, ACLU of Arizona

Moderator:
Eric M. Fraser, Osborn Maledon, PA

Phoenix Location:  Arizona Supreme Court Building
1501 W. Washington, Rooms 329/330, Phoenix

Tucson Location:  Arizona Court of Appeals Building, North Building
400 W. Congress, Suite 302, Tucson

Posted On: 1/2/2019