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  • September 27
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm EST

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Paralegal's Role in the Appellate Process

September 27

Understand the appellate process and the responsibilities and duties unique to the paralegal.

This topic will give an overview of how to best use paralegal time and talents for the appellate process. Knowledge of the strategy, substance and process of an appeal is essential for best results from those efforts. Sean has conducted appeals in numerous courts, and in every instance he has only been able to produce good results due to the efforts of trained and diligent paralegals. He would like to pass those techniques on to others.

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Agenda

Understanding the Appellate Process
  • The Appellate Court System
  • Types of Appeals
  • The Standard of Review
  • Initiating the Appeal
  • The Record on Appeal
The Paralegal's Role in Preparing an Appellate Brief
  • The Purpose and Goal of an Appellate Brief
  • The Format and Components of an Appellate Brief
  • Legal Research During an Appeal
The Paralegal's Role in Preparing for Oral Argument
  • The Purpose and Goals of Oral Argument
  • The Format and Components of Oral Argument
  • Practice Oral Arguments
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This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • NALA 1.0
     
  • This seminar meets the requirements of the Certifying Board for Legal Assistants of the National Association of Legal Assistants, for continuing legal assistant education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential for (s) hours.
     
  • NFPA 1.0
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.0 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     
  • IN Paralegals
     
  • This course may qualify for continuing legal education through the Indiana State Bar Association for paralegals.
     
  • NC Paralegals 1.0 (Pending)
     
  • This seminar has been submitted to the North Carolina State Bar Board of Paralegal Certification for 1.0 hours of CPE credit.
     

This program format does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates and other legal professionals.

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Faculty

Sean R. Smith

Sean R. Smith

Taylor English Duma LLP

  • Attorney with Taylor English Duma LLP in Atlanta
  • Represents companies and individuals in a multitude of different areas of litigation and alternative dispute resolution
  • Tried multiple actions in state and federal courts in Georgia and surrounding states, including a representation of Time Inc., which was noted as one of the 15 significant defense verdicts in the country in 1996
  • Represented numerous clients in appeals in both state and federal court
  • Advises clients on an ongoing basis regarding various methods of avoiding litigation and making litigation more effective and efficient when it is necessary
  • Briefed and argued appeals in numerous appellate courts, including the 11th Circuit, 6th Circuit, the Supreme Courts of Georgia and Montana, and the Court of Appeals of Georgia
  • J.D. degree, University of Chicago; A.B. degree, on the Law review and was a Hinton Moot Court Finalist, Harvard College
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Product ID: 400868
Published 2013, 2017
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