Below are photos from the 2017 and 2018 Appellate Summits, hosted by the CLA Litigation Section:
In a dramatic moment at the CAC’s October 5, 2018 Appellate Summit in San Francisco, Dean Erwin Chemerinsky (Berkley Law) previewed the U.S. Supreme Court as Senators Collins and Manchin announced their support for Justice Kavanaugh’s nomination, thus securing his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court the following day.
California’s Reporter of Decisions schooled us in style.
In a stirring speech, Associate Justice Ming W. Chin presented to Ellis J. Horvitz the CAC’s inaugural Appellate Layer Hall of Fame award while the Litigation Section awarded Robert A. Van Nest its Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame award in a packed joint reception following the CAC’s 2018 Appellate Summit in San Francisco.
California Solicitor General Edward C. DuMont discussed California’s Role in National Appellate Litigation
Appellate Summit 2017 – Ethics for Attorneys Handling Appeals
Appellate Summit 2017 – Where’s My Check? Obtaining and Opposing Bonds and Stays on Appeal
Appellate Summit 2017 – When Things Go Wrong: Challenges and Strategies for Appeals from Jury Trials