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A Day with the Oregon Court of Appeals

Date: April 18 PDT Location: Ambridge Event Center

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Don’t miss this unique opportunity to gain insight into the workings of the Oregon Court of Appeals from the perspective of the judges themselves. Designed for lawyers who do appellate litigation every day or only infrequently, this seminar will be presented in a format that encourages questions and audience participation. Oregon Court of Appeals judges will talk about every aspect of the appellate process and join attendees for lunch. This promises to be an interesting, interactive, and informative day. Please join us for this rare chance to meet the judges and network with your colleagues.

To register click here.

8:00 a.m. check-in and continental breakfast

 

8:30–9:00 Introduction to Your Court of Appeals

– Hon. Rex Armstrong

– Hon. Darleen Ortega

– Hon. Timothy J. Sercombe

– Hon. Rebecca A. Duncan

 

9:00–9:30 State of the Court

– Hon. Rick T. Haselton, Chief Judge

 

9:30–10:30 Behind the Curtain—How Judges of the Court of Appeals Decide Cases an examination of the mechanics and processes involved in producing a judicial opinion.

– Moderator: Hon. Lynn R. Nakamoto

– Hon. Rex Armstrong

– Hon. David Schuman, Senior Judge

– Hon. Timothy J. Sercombe

– Hon. Rebecca A. Duncan

– Hon. Erika L. Hadlock

– Hon. Joel S. DeVore

– Hon. Douglas L. Tookey

 

10:30–10:45 break

 

10:45–11:15

How Have the Judicial Decision-Making Processes of the Court Changed in Recent Years? Reflections on Times Past

– Hon. Rick T. Haselton, Chief Judge

– Hon. Rex Armstrong

– Hon. Robert Wollheim

– Hon. David Schuman, Senior Judge

 

11:15–12:00 When Are the Merits Undecided? Caselaw Update on Preservation and Plain Error/Mootness/Appellate Jurisdiction

– Moderator: Hon. James C. Egan

– Hon. David Schuman, Senior Judge

– Hon. Rebecca A. Duncan

– Hon. Erin C. Lagesen

 

12:00–1:15 optional lunch at the live program. Sign up to join the judges of the Oregon Court of Appeals for lunch.

 

1:15–1:45 Motion and Petition Practice in the Court of Appeals

– Hon. Robert Wollheim

– Hon. Timothy J. Sercombe

– Hon. Erika L. Hadlock

 

1:45–2:30 Briefing Before the Court of Appeals—What Works and What Doesn’t, panel members describe their approaches to reading briefs and offer suggestions for effective written advocacy before the court.

– Moderator: Hon. Darleen Ortega

– Hon. Rex Armstrong

– Hon. Robert Wollheim

– Hon. Lynn R. Nakamoto

– Hon. Douglas L. Tookey

– Hon. Christopher L. Garrett

 

2:30–3:15 Oral Argument—Tips and Traps - panel members discuss their approaches to, and use of, oral argument, including the dynamics of pre-argument and post-argument conferences.

– Moderator: Hon. Rebecca A. Duncan

– Hon. Rick T. Haselton, Chief Judge

– Hon. Erika L. Hadlock

– Hon. James C. Egan

– Hon. Joel S. DeVore

– Hon. Erin C. Lagesen

 

3:15–3:30 break

 

3:30–4:15 Breakout Groups on the Briefing and Oral Advocacy Processes: Group One: General Appellate Practice (This session will be recorded and live webcasted)

– Moderator: Hon. Rex Armstrong

– Hon. Rick T. Haselton, Chief Judge

– Hon. Lynn R. Nakamoto

– Hon. James C. Egan

 

Group Two: Complex Civil Litigation Appeals

– Moderator: Hon. Darleen Ortega

– Hon. David Schuman, Senior Judge

– Hon. Joel S. DeVore

– Hon. Christopher L. Garrett

 

Group Three: Criminal Appeals

– Moderator: Hon. Rebecca A. Duncan

– Hon. Robert Wollheim

– Hon. Erin C. Lagesen

 

Group Four: Agency Appeals

– Moderator: Hon. Timothy J. Sercombe

– Hon. Erika L. Hadlock

– Hon. Douglas L. Tookey

 

4:15–4:30 The Future of the Court

– Hon. Rick T. Haselton, Chief Judge

 

4:30p.m. adjourn

  

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