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Updates from the Litigation Appellate Courts Committee

Download a PDF version of this comment letter. TO: Judicial Council of CaliforniaAppellate Advisory FROM: Committee on Appellate Courts, Litigation Section DATE: February 11, 2020 RE: Invitations to Comment on Proposed Rules W20-01 and W20-02 The Committee on Appellate Courts of the Litigation Section of the California Lawyers Association submits the following responses to the proposed rule changes. The invitations to comment contain requests for feedback on specific questions, and the Committee has addressed these specific points only to… Read more
NameTermKaty Graham2018-19Karli Eisenberg2017-18Mitchell, Paula2016-17Killion, Paul J.2015-16Derrick, John G.2014-15Klatchko, Kira L.2013-14Cardozo, Raymond*2012-13Johnson, Paul R.2011-12Shatz, Benjamin G.2010-11Pierce, Thomas C.2009-10Chuang, Deborah J.2008-09Hoffman, Blair Wilbur2007-08Williams, Helen E.2006-07Eisen, Jay-Allen2005-06Leis, Colin P.2004-05Taylor, Jr., John A.2003-04Smith, Gregory Radin2002-03Abbott, Michael Edward & Kathryn E. Karcher2001-02Hearst, Joseph A.2000-01Dunn, Pamela Elizabeth1999-2000Streble, Susan A.1997-98Chang, Andrew Nathan1996-97Popik, Susan Marie1995-96Zamora, Joseph Richard1994-95Goar, Philip Loudon1993-94Kay, David Allen1992-93Christiansen, Frances K.1991-92Fogel, Paul David1990-91Kresser, Michael A.1989-90Romero, Lynda A.1988-89Jacobs, Richard C.1987-88Bley, Kenneth B.1986-87Portman, Sheldon1985-86Hunter, M. Reed1984-85Steiner, Jonathan B.1983-84Derevan, Richard A.1982-83Berger, Michael M.1981-82Marer, Gerald D.1980-81Wilner, Wendy C.1979-80Spence, Arthur G.1978-79Hogan,… Read more
The Committee on Appellate Courts congratulates former members (pictured left) Hon. Audra Ibarra, Santa Clara County Superior Court and (pictured right) Hon. Syda Kosofsky Cogliati, Santa Cruz County Superior Court. Read more
This brown bag luncheon is presented by BASF's Appellate Section and California Lawyers Association, Litigation Section’s Committee on Appellate Courts Thursday, April 4, 2019, 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm BASF Conference Center 301 Battery Street, 3rd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 Register Here Join us for a look at some of the legal cases currently pending between our state and the federal government. Earn legal specialization credit in Appellate Law CLA Litigation Section Members - email to receive your discount! Join… Read more
Photos from the 2017 and 2018 Appellate Summits, hosted by the CLA Litigation Section... Read more
Thank you for your interest in applying to serve as a member of the Committee on Appellate Courts. Read more
Leah SperoChairSpero Law Office 255 Kansas Street, Suite 340San Francisco, CA 94103E-Mail: leah@sperolegal.comPhone: (415) 565-9600 Erin SmithVice Chair Family Violence Appellate Project449 15th Street, Suite 104Oakland CA 94612E-Mail: esmith@fvaplaw.orgPhone: (510) 858-7358 Dean A. Bochner TreasurerHorvitz & Levy LLP3601 W. Olive Ave, 8th FloorBurbank, CA 91505-4681E-Mail: dbochner@horvitzlevy.comPhone: (818) 995-0800 Greg WolffSecretaryCalifornia Appellate Law GroupE-Mail: Phone: (415) 613-1086 Glenn Danas Robins Kaplan, LP2049 Century Park East, Suite 3400Los Angeles, CA 90067E-Mail: gdanas@robinskaplan.comPhone: (310) 229-5410 Herb FoxLaw Office of Herb Fox15 W . Carrillo… Read more
Download a PDF version of this comment letter. To: Clerk of the Court Attn: Rules Committee Supreme Court of the United States1 First Street, N.E.Washington, D.C. 20543 From: The Committee on Appellate Courts of the California Lawyer’s Association’s Litigation Section Date: November 29, 2018 Re: Invitation to Comment On Proposed Changes to United States Supreme Court Rules In response to the Supreme Court’s announcement that it will entertain comments on the four proposed changes to its Rules, the Committee on… Read more
Download a PDF version of this comment letter. To: Judicial Council of California Presiding Justice Dennis M. Perluss, Chair Proposition 66 Rules Working Group From: Committee on Appellate Courts, Litigation Section Date: November 15, 2018 Re: Invitations to Comment SP 18-21: Appellate Procedure: Appeals from Superior Court Decisions in Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings SP 18-22: Criminal Procedure: Superior Court Procedures for Death Penalty–Related Habeas Corpus Proceedings The Committee on Appellate Courts appreciates the Working Group’s efforts to balance the… Read more
Download a PDF version of this comment letter. TO: Susan Gelmis, Chief Deputy Clerk, Operations Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals FROM: Committee on Appellate Courts, Litigation Section DATE: October 15, 2018 RE: Request for Review and Feedback for New and Revised Ninth Circuit Forms and Videos In response to the Court’s request for review and feedback, the Committee on Appellate Courts offers the following comments on the new and revised forms and videos. PDF Forms: Overall, the instruction pages and… Read more

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