Appellate Practice Section CLE Seminar - Sharpening Your Appellate Litigation Skills – April 25

The Appellate Practice Section of The Mississippi Bar will hold a "Sharpening Your Appellate Litigation Skills" CLE seminar in Jackson on Friday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to noon.  This 3.0 hour CLE credit seminar, including 1 hour for ethics, will cover the most current thinking from Mississippi appellate judges and practitioners on subjects such as legal writing, appellate advocacy, and ethical issues in appellate litigation. The day begins with a legal-writing presentation by Sage Harless, an appellate practitioner and former law clerk to Justice James W. Kitchens of the Mississippi Supreme Court.  Following that, Professor Donald Campbell of Mississippi College School of Law will cover ethical issues that arise in the context of an appeal.  The seminar will conclude with a panel discussion with Court of Appeals Judges L. Joseph Lee (Chief Judge), Thomas K. Griffis, Jr., Virginia C. Carlton, and Ceola James; the panel will be moderated by Michael J. Bentley of Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP. The seminar will be at the Supreme Court Courthouse on 450 High Street in Jackson.  Cost is $75 for Section Members and $100 for Non-Section Members.  To download the registration brochure, click here.