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Dec 14, 2021
Jan 12 MCLE Event: Get Tips From Supreme Court Insiders And Practitioners On Effective Petitions For Review And Amicus Briefs

Get tips from Supreme Court insiders and practitioners on effective petitions for review and amicus briefs, in a January 12 panel organized by GMSR’s Nadia Sarkis. Just in time for the MCLE deadline!

WLALA Amicus Committee Presents

Attracting Attention: How To Write Effective Petitions For Review & Amicus Briefs

There is both art and science to getting the attention of our highest courts. Our panelists will guide practitioners on how to write effective amicus briefs and petitions for review, and offer an insider’s perspective on the Supreme Court of California.


  • The Honorable Ming W. Chin,
    Former Justice California Supreme Court & ADR Services
  • Jessica Barber,
    Director of Criminal Central Staff at the California Supreme Court
  • Jennifer Henning,
    Executive Director, County Counsel’s Association & Litigation Counsel, California State Association of Counties
  • Nadia Sarkis,
    Partner, Greines, Martin, Stein & Richland, LLP
  • Sarah G. Conway (Moderator)
    Partner, Jones Day, WLALA Board of Governor Amicus Briefs Committee

Wednesday January 12, 2022
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

WLALA Members: $20
Non-WLALA Members: $25
Government, Public Interest, Solo Firm, Retired Members: $15
Law Student Members: FREE

Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles is a California State Bar approved MCLE provider. This program is approved for 1.0 hour of general CLE credit.