This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credit; 1 legal specialization in Appellate Law.
This program discusses 14 of the most common trial mistakes that can result in waiver, forfeiture, or other loss of arguments on appeal, such as failing to move to strike inadmissible evidence, forgetting to secure all relevant transcripts, and using an improper verdict form. The program provides background on each potential mistake and analysis of how best to avoid them in trial practice. This guidance on how to ensure the best chance at appeal is relevant to the practice of nearly any trial or appellate lawyer. The presenters are appellate practitioners with significant experience in appellate practice and the identification of trial waivers/forfeitures.
Speakers: Ben Feuer and Anna-Rose Mathieson