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Appellate Practice in District II 2024

Product ID: CA3633L
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

Produced by the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin in partnership with State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE®

A seminar with real appeal

Wouldn’t you love to know what appellate judges expect to see and hear from you when you file an appeal or argue a case before them? Most attorneys rarely, if ever, get a chance to interact with the appellate bench to find out. But you will! Appellate Practice in District II brings you an up-close and personal look at the workings of Wisconsin’s appellate court. It’s your chance to meet with and learn directly from the judges themselves.

Back by popular demand, this unique program from the Appellate Practice Section and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE gives you an inside look at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II. Receive tools for building a successful appeal through thoughtful discussions on:

  • Important pre-filing considerations
  • Standards of review and jurisdictional matters
  • Ensuring completeness of the record
  • When to request oral argument and how it works
  • Extension motions, petitions for leave, and writs
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In-person seminar - Pewaukee
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Pricing

Member $239.00

Non-Member $319.00

Credits

3.5 CLE

Date and Time

Monday, April 15, 20241:15 PM - 4:30 PM CT

Add to Calendar 4/15/2024 1:15:00 PM 4/15/2024 4:30:00 PM America/Chicago Appellate Practice in District II 2024

Produced by the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin in partnership with State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE®

A seminar with real appeal

Wouldn’t you love to know what appellate judges expect to see and hear from you when you file an appeal or argue a case before them? Most attorneys rarely, if ever, get a chance to interact with the appellate bench to find out. But you will! Appellate Practice in District II brings you an up-close and personal look at the workings of Wisconsin’s appellate court. It’s your chance to meet with and learn directly from the judges themselves.

Back by popular demand, this unique program from the Appellate Practice Section and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE gives you an inside look at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II. Receive tools for building a successful appeal through thoughtful discussions on:

  • Important pre-filing considerations
  • Standards of review and jurisdictional matters
  • Ensuring completeness of the record
  • When to request oral argument and how it works
  • Extension motions, petitions for leave, and writs
2810 Golf Road Pewaukee, WI aagOTNdBczOPpqCrTmAF60877

Location

The Ingleside Hotel
2810 Golf Road
Pewaukee, WI

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Produced by the Appellate Practice Section of the State Bar of Wisconsin in partnership with State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE®

A seminar with real appeal

Wouldn’t you love to know what appellate judges expect to see and hear from you when you file an appeal or argue a case before them? Most attorneys rarely, if ever, get a chance to interact with the appellate bench to find out. But you will! Appellate Practice in District II brings you an up-close and personal look at the workings of Wisconsin’s appellate court. It’s your chance to meet with and learn directly from the judges themselves.

Back by popular demand, this unique program from the Appellate Practice Section and State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE gives you an inside look at the Wisconsin Court of Appeals, District II. Receive tools for building a successful appeal through thoughtful discussions on:

  • Important pre-filing considerations
  • Standards of review and jurisdictional matters
  • Ensuring completeness of the record
  • When to request oral argument and how it works
  • Extension motions, petitions for leave, and writs
Read More ↓

Judicial Presenters:

Hon. Shelley A. Grogan
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Waukesha

Hon. Mark D. Gundrum, P.J.
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Waukesha

Hon. Maria S. Lazar
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Waukesha

Hon. Lisa S. Neubauer
Wisconsin Court of Appeals District II
Waukesha

Attorney Presenters:

Malinda Eskra (Program Chair)
Legal Action of Wisconsin
Milwaukee

Allison Flanagan, Staff Attorney
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
Waukesha

Erik Kinnunen, Staff Attorney
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
Madison

Nathan Petrashek, Staff Attorney
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
Waukesha

Matthew Pinix (Program Chair)
Pinix Law, LLC
Milwaukee

Christina Plum, Chief Staff Attorney (Program Chair)
Wisconsin Court of Appeals
Madison

12:45 p.m. Registration

1:15 p.m. Introduction to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and District II

  • Helpful statistics about the court’s work
  • General information on the types of cases handled

Hon. Mark D. Gundrum, P.J., Hon. Maria S. Lazar

1:45 p.m. A View From the Bench – When to Appeal and Making your Record

  • What to consider when deciding whether to appeal
  • Standards of review
  • Forfeiture
  • Making the record
  • Ensuring completeness of the appellate record
  • And more!

Hon. Lisa S. Neubauer, Hon. Maria S. Lazar

2:30 p.m. Break

2:45 p.m. Practical Tips for Motions, Petitions for Leave, Writs, and Other Filings

  • Extension motions
  • Wis. Stat. §809.30 Motions Practice
  • Petitions for leave
  • Writs (habeas corpus, mandamus, other)
  • Jurisdiction issues

Allison Flanagan, Erik Kinnunen, Nathan Petrashek, Christina Plum

3:15 p.m. A View From the Bench – Best Practices on Briefs and Oral Arguments

  • Effective briefs
  • Oral argument: when to request it, how it works
  • Pro se litigation
  • And more!

Hon. Mark D. Gundrum, P.J., Hon. Shelley A. Grogan

4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Q&A with All District II Judges

Moderator: Malinda Eskra, Immediate Past Chair: Appellate Practice Section Panelists: Hon. Mark D. Gundrum, P.J., Hon. Lisa S. Neubauer, Hon. Shelley A. Grogan, Hon. Maria S. Lazar

4:30 p.m. Program Concludes / Reception

  • Get a behind-the-scenes look at how the District II Court of Appeals works
  • Receive advice from the bench on what to consider when deciding whether to appeal
  • Gain insights on creating a strong, thorough record for appeal
  • Pick up practical tips for motions, petitions for leave, writs, and other filings
  • Hear judicial perspectives on what makes for effective briefs and oral arguments
  • Appellate lawyers
  • Criminal law practitioners
  • Civil litigators
  • Anyone interested in learning more about the District II Court of Appeals

Appellate Practice Section Discount

Appellate Practice Section members pay just $75 on seminar tuition to the in-person program on April 15, 2024!* Section members must be logged in to view discounted tuition option. Not a member of the section? Join now for $25.

*The $75 Section tuition rate only applies to the in-person seminar, not to webcasts or CLE OnDemand. Section members with Ultimate Passes, other CLE passes, or PINNACLE discounts are not eligible for this discount. The Appellate Practice Section may discontinue this discount at any time.


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