Appellate Oral Argument: Creating the Presentation, Weighing the Precedential Impact, Preparing for Rebuttal
A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will provide appellate counsel with techniques for persuading appellate judges during oral argument, with attention on remote and video arguments. Our panel of appellate specialists will discuss the key goals of oral argument, how to prepare for and present the argument, and will review post-argument matters such as whether to file a supplemental briefing and review the recording.
- Purposes of oral appellate argument
- Video/remote presentations
- Post-argument matters
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- Identifying goals
- Incorporating appellate perspectives when developing the argument and countering opposing precedent
- Honing your presentation to maximize your potential for success
- Anticipating and leveraging opposing arguments
- Preparing to respond to judges' questions
Greines Martin Stein & Richland
Mr. Meadow has over 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer, well-regarded for his ability to dissect... | Read More
Mr. Meadow has over 40 years of experience as a trial and appellate lawyer, well-regarded for his ability to dissect the law and shape appellate strategy. He has successfully defended lender liability actions before both juries and appellate courts. He continues to focus his practice on business disputes involving such areas as real estate, title insurance, partnerships, professional malpractice and intellectual property, and in all of these areas his appellate work has resulted in groundbreaking decisions. He also has substantial expertise in family and healthcare law.Close
Robert M. (Randy) Roach, Jr.
Roach & Newton
Mr. Roach’s almost 40 years of practice, which began at Vinson & Elkins in 1981, have focused on a unique... | Read More
Mr. Roach’s almost 40 years of practice, which began at Vinson & Elkins in 1981, have focused on a unique combination of appeals, trials, and being the outside appellate lawyer added to trial teams. This combination has led to a career of high-profile appeals, major insurance coverage litigation, and being the legal ruling specialist at trial and arbitration for Fortune 500 companies and top trial lawyers. He has served as state, regional, and national counsel for several major corporations with responsibility for specific legal issues decided by trial and appellate judges worth hundreds of millions and billions of dollars, such as punitives and intentional torts, insurance coverage, and contract interpretation disputes.Close
Benjamin G. Shatz
Partner & Certified Appellate Specialist
Manatt Phelps & Phillips
Mr. Shatz Co-Chairs Manatt’s Appellate Practice Group. He has briefed hundreds of civil appeals, writs and... | Read More
Mr. Shatz Co-Chairs Manatt’s Appellate Practice Group. He has briefed hundreds of civil appeals, writs and petitions to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, California Supreme Court and California Courts of Appeal, covering a multitude of areas of law. He is a frequent lecturer and author, having been published in California Litigation, California Lawyer, Los Angeles Lawyer, Inside Counsel, The Daily Journal, The Recorder, For the Defense, California Defender, CEB Civil Litigator Reporter, and many other legal publications.Close
Early Discount (through 04/30/21)
Cannot Attend May 20?
Early Discount (through 04/30/21)
You may pre-order a recording to listen at your convenience. Recordings are available 48 hours after the webinar. Strafford will process CLE credit for one person on each recording. All formats include program handouts.