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2018 Appellate Practice Section Fall Retreat :: CLE Program Information

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CLE Program Information

Friday, October 5, 2018
Jones Day, 51 Louisiana Avenue NW, Washington, D.C. 20001


Managing a High Profile Case
Joe Householder and Ron Hutcheson, Hill + Knowlton Stategies
This segment will offer practitioners handling high-profile cases, particularly cases pending in the Supreme Court, with the tools they need to anticipate and manage important considerations unique to these types of cases.

Supreme Court Practice Panel
Beth S. Brinkmann, Covington & Burling LLP
Benjamin C. Mizer, Jones Day
Joseph Palmore, Morrison & Foerster LLP
In this segment, speakers will discuss appellate practice in the Supreme Court and offer pointers and practical advice, drawing upon their years of experience in various aspects of appellate advocacy in Washington, D.C.

Practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Honorable Michael P. Allen, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
Courtney L. Smith, Director of Volunteer Outreach and Outreach and Education, Veterans Consortium
This segment will educate practitioners on the role of the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in handling veterans' appeals, the history of veterans' legal rights in this arena, and opportunities to serve those who have served our country through the D.C.-based Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program.

A Conversation with the Honorable Gregory G. Katsas
Honorable Gregory G. Katsas, Circuit Court Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C, Circuit Moderated by: Honorable Alan O. Forst, Florida Fourth District Court of Appeal
In this segment, Judge Katsas will share his perspectives on appellate practice, developed over the course of a dynamic legal career in which he served as a Law Clerk at the Supreme Court and two U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals, held a number of critical roles at the U.S. Department of Justice, maintained a thriving appellate practice, and received a judicial appointment to the D.C. Circuit, where he currently serves as a Circuit Court Judge.

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW, Washington, D.C. 20024
Transportation provided to museum for special CLE presentation.

Law, Justice, and the Holocaust
Ann O'Rourke, Historian
This segment provides a history of pressures that faced German jurists under the Nazis. The presenter discusses the role of legal decrees, judicial opinions, and case law of the period in the destruction of democracy and establishment of the Nazi German state.


Click here to register for the 2018 Fall Meeting and Retreat.