Monday, March 20, 2006

Appellate practice luncheon at the bar

The Appellate Practice and Litigation sections of the bar are sponsoring a luncheon with a panel discussion by judges and staff from the court:


Panel discussion pitched at all levels of appellate experience on the behind-the-scenes operation of Utah's appellate courts. Topics will include the following: scope of staff attorneys' work; decision-making process involved in summary disposition, interlocutory appeal, sua sponte orders for rule 23B hearings, opinions without argument, rehearing, certiorari review; distinctions between per curiam and memorandum decisions: timing of transfers to court of appeals and length of time to issuance of opinions; practice suggestions for practitioners; and more. Lively discussion and ample opportunity for questions anticipated.

Participants: Associate Chief Justice Michael J. Wilkins, Utah Supreme Court; Judge Pamela T. Greenwood, Utah Court of Appeals; Marilyn Branch, Appellate Court Administrator; Clark W. Sabey and Karen S. Thompson, Central Staff Attorneys.

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2006
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Utah Law and Justice Center
645 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, UT
CLE: 2.5 Hours CLE Credit
Cost: $12 to Appellate and Litigation Section Members;
$15 for all others; Buffet Lunch is provided.
Note: No-shows will be billed.
RSVP: To register call 297-7032, or email, or
fax to 531-0660.


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