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Monthly Archives: August 2011

What Do Appellate Lawyers Do

Posted in Attorney-Client Relationship, Uncategorized

Leave this blog right now and run, don’t walk, over to the Appellate Record and read Kendall Gray’s blog post on what distinguishes appellate lawyers from trial lawyers. A presentation he gave to visitors to his firm from China inspired this post. It provides the simplest explanation of the key differences between the two types… Continue Reading

Two New Cases Warn Lawyers to Tend to the Record on Appeal

Posted in Record on Appeal, Uncategorized

Two recent cases from the Court of Appeals demonstrate the need to put the appellate record together in a reasonable time period, the need to respond to post-trial motion regarding the record with the statutory time frame, and to be vigilant that the record stays together as the case moves its way through the court… Continue Reading