*Appellate Law Bundle – Maximum Certified Legal Specialist CLE – Limited Time only *

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For those of you looking for lots of Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law to meet your requirements – look no further.

This is an updated bundle that combines some of our most popular appellate law courses that are approved for a total of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – at a special reduced rate.  As of January 2, 2024, this package is approved for 30.5 of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California and 36.5 of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California.

If you order the bundle, you will save $1,051 versus ordering each Recorded Package separately!  Order separately and you’d pay $2,550. Order this bundle for only $1,499 and save $1,051 today!

However, if you don’t need your full 36 units, or all of the programs below, you can pick three of the six above, or pick any three or more appellate programs on our website, and take 30% off your total order, using coupon code 2023AppSpec30.* 

Go here for a list of CA based Appellate programs.

Plus, in this package we’ve added two free bonus programs – one good for another and 2.0 Self Study Certified Legal Specialist in Appellate Law CLE and another that is good for General CLE regarding litigation bonds, that we thought you might find interesting.  

*New orders only.  Be sure to check the CLE information if you are selecting something not on the list below, as the bar now has expiration dates for Certified Legal Specialist CLE. 

This Bundle contains the following previously-recorded programs (click on the link for details of each program):

8th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2023)

7th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2022)

Persuasive Appellate Brief Writing (2022)

9th Circuit Court of appeals Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts (2023)

Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (2021)

Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (2022)

Bonus program #1 (good for 2.0 Self Study general CLE only –  no longer valid for Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – but a terrific program so we are tossing it in as a freebie!):

Preserving the Record for Appeal (2018)

Bonus program #2 (good for 1.5 general CLE onlyno longer valid for Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – but a terrific program so we are tossing it in as a freebie!):

Litigation Bonds Demystified (With Other Alternatives Presented) (2016)

 

Please see the “What You Will Learn” Tab for a list of topics covered in each recording and/or click each individual program link for details on the program, such as the speaker list, testimonials, agenda and specific CLE information.

 

 

What You Will Learn

Here is a short summary of topics for each program. Please see the individual course pages for the detailed agendas with sub-points.

8th Annual Advanced Appellate Program (CA) (2023)

  • Ethics Update
  • Sealed and Confidential Records: Keeping Your Client’s Secrets Out of the Public Eye in the Court of Appeal
  • Arguing Against the Grain: How to Argue Against Stare Decisis and How to Argue Against a Petition for Review When There is a Split of Authority.
  • Appeals from TROs and Preliminary Injunctions.
  • Raising New Issues on Appeal
  • What Not to Do in Briefing and Oral Argument.
  • Covid-19 and the Appellate Courts: What is the New Normal?
  • Serving as Appellate Counsel in the Trial Court


7th Annual Advanced Appellate Practice (CA) (2022)

  • Appealable Orders: The Collateral Order Doctrine & One Final Judgment Exceptions Examined
  • More on Writs: Decision Options and Related Issues [different from the year before]
  • What Can the Supreme Court of CA do for You Other than Grant Review? [different from the year before]
  • Advanced Topics in Standards of Review
  • Preclusion
  • Dealing with Difficult Oral Arguments and Pandemic Lessons
  • Party Counsel and Amici Curiae Ethics
  • Behind the Scenes at the 9th Circuit


Persuasive Appellate Brief Writing (CA) (2022) 

  • Part 1:
    • Being Aware of the Audience for the Submission
    • Selecting the Issues on Appeal
    • Building Blocks to an Effective Appellate Pleading
    • Convincing the Court to Want to Rule in Your Favor
  • Part 2: exercises and discussion with an appellate justice and 25+ year career staff attorney at the CA Supreme Court:
    • Attendees to draft a Question Presented
    • Attendees to draft Statement of Facts
    • Attendees to draft persuasive Argument Headings
    • Faculty to discuss: Argument

 

9th Circuit Court of Appeals Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts (2023)

  • An Overview of 9th Circuit Practice
  • Initiating the Appeal in Civil Cases
  • The Court’s Decision—What Relief and in What Form?
  • Appellate Stays and Bonds
  • Appellate Motion Practice
  • The 9th Circuit Mediation Program
  • Brief Writing in the 9th
  • Oral Argument
  • Post-Decision Practice
  • The Amicus Brief

Note – the following program is being held again January 23 & 25, 2024 and we will substitute/send the 2024 recording as soon as it is available. The CLE expirations will renew at this point.

Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (CA) (2021)

  • Fundamentals of California Administrative Adjudication–How to Get Your Unhappy Client a Fair Hearing
  • Statute 480 Explained
  • Mock Hearing Demonstration
  • Hearings
  • Prehearing Process
  • Conducting your Hearing
  • Post-Hearing Administrative Proceedings
  • Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies

 

Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (CA) (2022)

  • Introduction and The Basics
  • Administrative Adjudication Under the APA (v. non APA)
  • Standards of judicial review and exhaustion of remedies
  • The Process in Detail: Filing and opposing a petition for writ of administrative mandamus, including brief writing
  • Stay of Operation (CCP 1094.5(g) and (h))
  • The Hearing and After the Hearing

 

Bonus Program #1: Preserving the Record for Appeal (2018) (not available for Specialist CLE)

  • The four fundamental Principles of Appellate Review
  • Preserving Error:
    • In Proceedings Before Trial
    • During Trial
    • End of Trial
    • In Post-Trial and Post-Judgment Motions
  • Appeal

 

Bonus Program #2: Litigation Bonds Demystified (With Other Alternatives Presented) (not available for Specialist CLE)

Bonds and Undertakings in California Civil Litigation

  • What are they?
  • When do you need one?
  • Other statutes
  • How do you get one?
  • Alternatives to bonds
  • Challenging sufficiency of bond or undertaking
  • Enforcing liability on bond or undertaking

 

Testimonials

Click on each program for a full list of testimonials. Just a few testimonials are copied below:

A small sample from our Annual Advanced Appellate conferences:

“Very useful information and insights, including what happens inside appellate courts, from the BEST, most knowledgeable sources.” Jay-Allen Eisen, Esq.

“I always take away important ideas and tweak my practices following a Pincus Appellate Summit.” Leslie Ellen Shear, Esq.

“The program lived up to my expectations. The topics were interesting and the speakers were engaging (a particularly tough task in this virtual world).  I’m looking forward to Part 2 on Thursday!” Tiffany J. Gates, Esq.

“Good content and speakers.” Tom Freeman, Esq.

“As always, excellent speakers and content. Very informative with practical and useful anecdotes.” Marisa Janine-Page, Esq.

“Excellent programs so far. The presenters are top rate and it is always nice to get insight form the actual judges and justices about things happening behind the curtains.” Jeremy Robinson, Esq.

“Excellent as usual. The insights from Justices and expert practitioners are so valuable.” Lori A. Sebransky, Esq.

“Excellent program and great speakers.” (Thomas) Christopher Johns, Esq.

8th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2023)

7th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2022)

 

Persuasive Appellate Brief Writing (2022)

“Very instructive program. Presenting the rules of effective appellate writing in one session and then applying these rules to real-life cases in the next was an efficient and productive strategy.” – Iryna Kwasny, Esq.

“Practical advice, useful in practice, and speakers with expertise.” – Yana Ridge, Esq.

“Great presentation!” – John T. Sylvester, Esq.

“Well worth the time and money.” –  Nancy Rabin Brucke, Esq.

“Useful tips, experienced speakers.” – Yana Ridge, Esq.

9th Circuit Court of appeals Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts (2021)

“I liked the variety of speakers. Each had expertise in the topics covered. Having multiple speakers kept things interesting. Great job! Thank you!” – Katherine Rabago, Esq.

“The first day was very helpful, especially the judge’s perspective. The judicial comments were also very helpful. I appreciated the information and suggestions about brief content and writing style preference. I also appreciated day 2 where there was more pragmatic advice given. Great program.” – Amy Michael, Esq.

“Excellent. Perhaps the most useful MCLE I’ve attended in my 32 years of practice.”

“Good program. Covered a lot of areas in a short period. Demonstrated a need for intense study to enter the field.” – Stephen J. Hansen, Esq.

“Insight into the practical workings of the court was invaluable.”– Ryan McBride, Esq.

“This CLE is one of the best I’ve attended. Very well organized and well-paced.”

Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (2021)

“This was incredibly helpful. The practice pointers and mock hearing were the best part.”– Ashleigh Dennis, Esq.

“Excellent presentation.” – Maria Elena Castillo, Esq.

“Good program and good content.” – Peter H. Flournoy, Esq.

“I thought it was absolutely fantastic.” – Ethan Turner, Esq.

“Program was excellent.” – Lawrence E. Wayte, Esq.

“I enjoyed the training.” – Deliesha R. Brown, Esq.

“Excellent.” – Michael K. Pazdernik, Esq.

“It was very interesting.” – Tabitha Bradford, Esq.

“Excellent. Good presentation” – Steven M. Barry, Esq.

Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (2022)

“The program was very insightful… this is a great course to become familiar with concepts.” – Shan Potts, Esq.

“Lots to cover, and very well done.” – Paul A Lax, Esq.

“It was very good – covered many details. Speakers were excellent.” – Gerald Hicks, Esq.

“Very informative and thorough.” – Ilissa Gold, Esq.

“I liked the content.” – Timothy W. Ohara, Esq.

“I thought it was very good.” – Robert Wainess, Esq.

“Excellent program, especially Asimow’s portion. I’m handling a writ for the first time and received an incredible amount of helpful information.” – Michael A. Miller, Esq.

“Pincus programs are always great sources of valuable information and this one is no exception. Also, I always appreciate how willing they are to make the programs and materials accessible.” –  Brian C. Unitt, Esq.

 

Faculty

Please see the individual course pages for the list of faculty at each program.

6th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2021)

7th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2022)

Persuasive Appellate Brief Writing (2022)

9th Circuit Court of appeals Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts (2021)

Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (2021)

Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (2022)

Bonus program #1 (good for 2.0 Self Study (but not participatory) Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law and general CLE):

Preserving the Record for Appeal (2018)

Bonus program #2 (good for 1.5 general CLE onlyno longer valid for Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – but a terrific program so we are tossing it in as a freebie!):

Litigation Bonds Demystified (With Other Alternatives Presented) (2016)

 

Fees

If you order the download bundle, you will save $1,051 versus ordering each Recorded Package separately!  

Order this download bundle for only $1,499 and save $1,051 today!

Download only.

If you prefer DVDs, please send us an email. DVD bundle package is an additional $50 plus $10 shipping.

 

However, if you don’t need your full 36 units, or all of the programs below, you can pick three of the six above, or pick any three or more appellate programs on our website, and take 30% off your total order, using coupon code 2023AppSpec30.* 

Go here for a list of CA based Appellate programs.

CLE Credit

This package is approved for 36.5 units of general CLE in CA.

As of January 2, 2024, this package is approved for 30.5 of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California and 36.5 of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California.

Please READ CAREFULLY if you want CA Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law:

CA Certified Legal Specialist:

Due to the bar’s newly explained expiration policy for Certified Legal Specialist CLE (only), Participatory CLS CLE expires two years after a program is held and Self-Study CLS CLE programs expire five years after the program is held.

Expiration dates vary based on when each program was held. If you want CLS CLE, it is imperative that you review the expiration dates below.  We apologize for the complexity – unfortunately we have no control over this.

 

*** Certified Legal Specialist in Appellate Law CLE summary and expiration dates***

7th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2022)

This program is approved for 6.5 units of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 2/15/2024.  Approved for 6.5 units of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 02/15/2027.  Approved for 6.5 General CA CLE units. CA Ethics Credit: 0.75 units

 

8th Annual Advanced Appellate Conference (2021)

This program is approved for 6.5 units of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 2/07/2025.  Approved for 6.05Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law through 2/07/2028. Approved for 6.5 General CA CLE.

Persuasive Appellate Brief Writing (2022)

This program is approved for 5.5 units of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 8/23/2024.  Approved for 5.5 units of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 08/23/2027.  Approved for 5.5 units of General CA CLE.

 

9th Circuit Court of appeals Boot Camp: The Nuts and Bolts (2022)

This program is approved for 7.0 units of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 09/25/2025.  Approved for 7.0 units of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 09/25/2028.  Approved for 7.0 units of General CA CLE.

 

Administrative Law Hearings: A Beginner’s Guide (2021)

Approved for 6.5 units of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 09/09/2026.  Approved for 6.5 units of General CA CLE.

2024 Note – this program is being held again January 2024. We will update this program as soon as it is available and the CLE will expire at later dates. If you need this before the January 2024 CA CLE deadline, please call or email us so we get a streaming link to you right away.

 

Writs of Administrative Mandamus 101: The Nuts and Bolts (2022)

This program is approved for 6.5 units of Participatory Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 09/13/2024.  Approved for 6.5 units of Self Study Certified Legal Specialist CLE in California in Appellate Law through 09/13/2027.  Approved for 6.5 units of General CA CLE.

 

Bonus program #1 (good for 2.0 general CLE only – no longer valid for Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – but a terrific program so we are tossing it in as a freebiePreserving the Record for Appeal (2018)

Bonus program #2 (good for 1.5 general CLE onlyno longer valid for Certified Legal Specialist CLE in Appellate Law – but a terrific program so we are tossing it in as a freebie!): Litigation Bonds Demystified (With Other Alternatives Presented) (2016)

CA General CLE Credit. This bundle is good for 41.5 Units of Participatory or Self Study General CLE.

 

To Receive Participatory CLE Credit: Please listen to the CLE Verification Code or Codes read out by either faculty or our announcer throughout the programs, write them down, and then email them to us at info@pincusproed.com. After we verify your codes we will email you a Participatory CLE Certificate.

Self-Study CLE certificates are already included in your recorded package, in the “Materials” Folder (though they are not required by the bar).

This program is approved for CLE in the states listed above.  Upon request, Pincus Pro Ed will provide any information an attorney needs to support their application for CLE approval in other states other than what is listed above.

 

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