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Chicago Bar Association
Practice Basics: Appeal for Dummies (Not by Dummies) Free for Members

Learn the do's and don'ts of handling a case in the Illinois Appellate Court. Experienced appellate attorneys will offer lessons learned (some the hard way) along with a basic overview of how to make your record, get past the procedural hurdles, and argue your best case on appeal. An appellate court justice will offer perspective from the bench on tips for young lawyers in the First District. Topics will include: • Offers of proof for preserving your record on appeal • Use of post-judgment motions to complete your record • Timing and other requirements for filing your notice of appeal • Preparing a bystander's report • Brief drafting suggestions • Supplementing the record / judicial notice • Settlement on appeal • Interlocutory appeals • Ways to win without the merits • Waiver • And more. Speakers: Jonathan B. Amarilio, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP; 2017-2018 Young Lawyers Section Chair Justice Cynthia Cobbs, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 3rd Division Justice Michael B. Hyman, Illinois Appellate Court, First District, 2nd Division Carl Newman, Assistant Corporation Counsel, City of Chicago Department of Law


Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location:The Chicago Bar Association
321 S. Plymouth Ct.
Chicago, IL 60604

Cost:$0 Member

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