Common Mistakes Litigators Make That Damage Their Chances on Appeal
Date: Tues., Jan. 25, 2022
Time: 12 pm
Location: Online Webinar
MCLE: One Hour General Participatory MCLE Credit
During a trial, attorneys have a million things going through their minds. One of those things is doing what needs to be done to preserve the right to appeal the case for their clients. But, what could be missing?
This hour-long CLE will discuss procedural traps frequently encountered by trial lawyers and how those mistakes can fatally undermine otherwise meritorious appeals.
About the Speakers
Johanna Schiavoni is a certified specialist in appellate law, and her practice at California Appellate Law Group LLP focuses on civil appeals in state and federal courts. She served as a law clerk to Ninth Circuit Judge M. Margaret McKeown and Central District of California Judge Christina A. Snyder. She was the 2020 President of the San Diego County Bar Association and serves on the board of the National Conference of Bar Presidents.
Melanie Gold practices at California Appellate Law Group LLP, handling appeals and writs in a wide range of practice areas. She recently retired from her long-time position as a lead senior attorney at the California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division One, in the chambers of Associate Justice Judith L. Haller. She previously served as an attorney at the California Supreme Court, and as a litigation associate at Heller Ehrman LLP. She has taught advanced appellate advocacy courses at the University of San Diego and Cal Western law schools.
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