oral argument

Nov 11, 2022 Laurie J. Hepler
Back to Basics on Oral Argument

Preparing for oral argument is arduous.  It requires close review of the record, the law and the briefs.  Predicting questions—both adverse and favorable—is also key.  But none of that will be much help if you can’t clearly address these basics: What is the core point

Jul 11, 2022 Laurie J. Hepler
Handling Tentative Opinions

For years, only one appellate division in California (based in Riverside) routinely provided tentative opinions before oral arguments.  With dozens of new justices taking seats on the appellate bench around the state, however, more panels have begun to offer tentative opinions for some appeals.  Here

Apr 28, 2022 Robin Meadow
CLE Panel Featuring GMSR’s Robin Meadow: Appellate Oral Argument: Philosophy, Preparation, Presentation, and Rebuttal

A live 90-minute CLE video webinar with interactive Q&A DATE:  Thursday, May 19, 2022 TIME:  1:00pm-2:30pm EST, 10:00am-11:30am PST Early Registration Discount Deadline, Friday, April 29, 2022   This CLE course will provide appellate counsel with techniques for persuading appellate judges during oral argument, including

Jan 22, 2021
“GMSR STUDIO” – LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

For nearly a year, a worldwide pandemic has forced many of us to work remotely.  But our court “appearances”—now exclusively via video—have not slowed down.  In fact, we present about one remote appellate argument every week, on average.  Appearing remotely has become an important part

Jan 22, 2021
“GMSR STUDIO” – LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION

For nearly a year, a worldwide pandemic has forced many of us to work remotely.  But our court “appearances”—now exclusively via video—have not slowed down.  In fact, we present about one remote appellate argument every week, on average.  Appearing remotely has become an important part

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