Basic Appellate Law Seminar
Provider:Akron Bar Association #1207
Location:Akron Bar Association
57 S. Broadway St.
Akron, OH  44308
08:30 AM - 11:45 AM


Basic Appellate

Law Seminar

3.0 CLE Credits

October 4, 2013

Akron Bar Association 

The Basic Appellate Law Seminar will be a requirement for Criminal Appellate Appointments in Summit County. First-time Appellate Attorneys MUST also take the Annual Criminal Law Update and SHADOW an attorney on a criminal appeal case with the Ninth District Court of Appeals. This includes: reading all of the briefs filed in the shadowed lawyer’s case; discussion with the shadowed lawyer about the assignments of error the shadowed lawyer presented, particularly as to the strategy behind the shadowed lawyer’s selection of those assignments of error; and attendance at the oral argument of the case.

ALL attorneys on the Appellate Appointment List regardless of years of practice must ANNUALLY attend this seminar or another approved 3.0 Hour Appellate seminar sponsored by the Akron Bar Association. They MUST also take the Annual Criminal Law Update – ANNUALLY. Attorneys who are certified for Appellate Specialization by the Ohio State Bar Association or another organization that is approved by the Ohio Supreme Court and who have handled at least one criminal appeal to the Ninth District within the previous three years will be exempt from the Appellate CLE requirement but MUST take the Annual Criminal Law Update.  

8:00 a.m.       Registration


8:30 a.m.       Final Appealable Orders

                        Magistrate C. Michael Walsh, Ohio 9th District Court of Appeals


8:45 a.m.       Processing the Appeal

                        Magistrate C. Michael Walsh, Ohio 9th District Court of Appeals


9:00 a.m.       Understanding the Record, Ordering it, Adding it, etc.

                        Magistrate C. Michael Walsh, Ohio 9th District Court of Appeals


 9:15 a.m.      Brief Writing

                        The Honorable Beth Whitmore

                        Magistrate C. Michael Walsh, Ohio 9th District Court of Appeals

Jacquenette Corgan, Esq., Attorney at Law


10:15 a.m.     Break


10:30 a.m.     Oral Argument

                        The Honorable Eve V. Belfance

                        J. Dean Carro, Esq.Attorney at Law


11:30 a.m.     Motion Practice

                        Mark H. Ludwig, Esq., Attorney at Law


11:45 a.m.     Adjournment



CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be    submitted in writing via fax or mail. Refunds will be made with the following charge:  a $30.00 cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be waived if you cancel at least seven (7) days prior to the day of the seminar. Note: If no cancellation is received PRIOR to 12:00 p.m. the day before the seminar, no refund will be issued. The Akron Bar Association reserves the right to change or cancel the program if circumstances     warrant.

ACCREDITATION: The Akron Bar Association is an approved sponsor of Continuing Legal Education seminars.  Under Rule X (Ohio CLE) we will request credit for this program.

SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If special arrangements are required for individuals to participate in this seminar, please contact the CLE Department at 330-253-5007, at least one week prior to the seminar.