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Appellate Continuing Legal Education

Monthly Telephonic CLE Seminar

The third Tuesday of every month, except June and December, the Appellate Practice Section puts on a one-hour CLE telephone conference call as a service to its members. These seminars typically provide one-hour of appellate certification credit and deal with advances issues of appellate practice, often focusing on hot, substantive issues.


May 17, 2016
Call-in Time: 12:10pm

How to Write a Persuasive Statement of the Facts

The Statement of the Facts is the first section many judges read in your brief and often seen as the most important. Sylvia Walbolt, a Board Certified Appellate Attorney who has over 53 years of experience in handling appeals, will discuss how to write a persuasive statement of the facts and the strategy behind it.

Any questions may be submitted in advance to Chris Donovan at cdonovan@ralaw.com or Kansas Gooden at kgooden@boyd-jenerette.com. Please register for this informative seminar.

REGISTER NOW: click HERE for the 2015-2016 CLE registration form.

Course No. 2123
General CLE Credit: 1 hr.
Appellate Practice Certification Credit: 1 hr.


April 19, 2016 CLE: Representation Agreements

John Crabtree, a Board Certified Appellate Attorney and shareholder of Crabtree & Auslander, will discuss representation and advance fee agreements and will review the recent amendments to the Rules Regulating the Florida Bar. He will analyze specific clauses in these agreements, discuss the implications thereof and offer practical tips.

Course No. 2122
General CLE Credit: 1 hr.
Ethics Credit: 1 hr.
Appellate Practice Certification Credit: 1 hr.

Supporting Files

Outline for Representation Agreement Seminar

Examples of Contract Clauses used in Legal Representation Agreements


Telephonic CLE - Call-In Instructions to Participate

  1. Register with the bar — Please click HERE for the 2015-2016 CLE registration form. **Completed registration forms should be faxed to The Florida Bar FAX number 850-561-9413. Any questions regarding registration should be directed to JoAnn Shearer at jshearer@flabar.org or (850) 561-5630**
  2. Call in at the appointed time. US / Canada Dial-in #: (866) 383-5534. All international callers dial 832-553-1655. The operator will ask you for the Conference ID number. You should tell the operator that you were given a password, which is "Appellate". You will then be asked to provide your full name and Florida Bar number in order to receive CLE credit.
  3. You will be asked to provide your full name and Florida Bar number in order to receive CLE credit. You will be put on hold until the seminar begins. Credit may be verified based on the attendance report provided to The Florida Bar by the company hosting the call. Please click HERE to post your CLE credit.
  4. Questions. If you have questions during the seminar, please alert the operator, Chris Donovan at cdonovan@ralaw.com or Kansas Gooden at kgooden@boyd-jenerette.com.

Click here for information about how to claim CLE credit.


Your Appellate Practice Section's 2015/2016 Telephone CLE Schedule:

Tuesday, May 17, 2016 (8020112)

No CLE in June

The Section encourages participation in these one-hour lunch time CLEs that generally take place on the third Tuesday of each month with the exception of December and June. Each year attendance has increased for these informative seminars. Traditionally, these seminars allow attendees to receive Appellate Certificate credits as well as general CLE credits. The moderators and panelists do an exceptional job. The Section also encourages section members to participate in serving as moderators and panelists. Please contact Chris Donovan at cdonovan@ralaw.com if you are interested in participating.