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Nov 01, 2020 Laurie J. Hepler
Laurie Hepler – Contributing Editor, Cal. Practice Guide: Civil Appeals and Writs (The Rutter Group)

In 2019, Laurie Hepler became Contributing Editor for the leading appellate treatise in California, Civil Appeals & Writs, published by The Rutter Group.

Civil Appeals and Writs helps both litigators and appellate specialists represent clients in civil appeals and writs in California state courts. This practice guide, authored by Jon Eisenberg, addresses the “nuts and bolts” of appellate procedure as well as the more complex procedural problems faced by appellate advocates. It covers all these topics:

  • Appealable judgments and orders
  • Standing to appeal
  • Noticing and filing the appeal
  • Designation of the record
  • Motions, applications, and requests
  • Settlement conferences and mediation
  • Stays and supersedeas
  • Standards and limits of appellate review
  • Appellate briefs
  • Oral argument
  • Court of appeal decision
  • Rehearing by the court of appeal
  • Review by the California Supreme Court
  • Postappeal matters
  • Writ review
  • Appeals to the superior court