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Pictured left to right: Nicholas Shannin, Secretary Treasurer; Kristin Norse, Chair; Duane Daiker, Immediate Past Chair;
Sarah Lahlou-Amine, Chair Elect; Chris Carlyle, 2015-2016 Chair

The Appellate Practice Section Is Headed to Washington D.C. — and You Are Invited!

Following up on the Section's successful and well-attended 2016 Key West retreat, the Section is excited to announce it will hold its next biannual retreat in Washington D.C. October 4-6, 2018. The Section's Executive Council meeting will occur in conjunction with the retreat. The hotel location remains to be determined and you'll be getting more information soon, but for now be sure and save the date. Given that Washington D.C. is the home of our three branches of federal government, opportunities abound for a very exciting agenda. If you have any programming ideas, retreat co-chairs Hala Sandridge and Tom Hall welcome your input.

Kristin Norse
Kristin Norse

Chair's January Message

True confession: I am a believer in New Year's resolutions. I readily admit that not all of my resolutions stick. But the beginning of each new year provides a needed reminder to take stock of your accomplishments and blessings, reflect on any shortcomings, and chart the best path forward.

One of my blessings — and the Section's greatest resource — are the members who devote their time to developing and putting on great programs and advancing the other initiatives of the Section. Since I last wrote, and despite the holiday rush, they have

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The Record is Now Online!

The Appellate Practice Section of The Florida Bar is pleased to bring you The Record in a new online format. The Premier publication about all things Appellate is now easier to read with more timely submissions. We are also in the process of uploading selected articles from archived editions of The Record, so they will be searchable and available there. Click here to check out The Record Online!