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Original Program: September 13, 2019

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Opinions on the best approaches to appellate advocacy can be as varied and numerous as there are appellate lawyers. However, the views that matter most are those held by our audiences in the appellate court system.

This program, designed for appellate practitioners of all skill levels, offers advice to help improve your competencies in advocating before the North Carolina appellate courts with a special focus on perspectives and advice "straight from the horse’s mouth."

Planned by the NCBA Appellate Practice Section  

Satisfies NC State Bar Technology Training requirement


Click on the "In Depth" tab for tuition, video replay and speaker information.

  • Effective Use of Visual Aids During Oral Arguments | Judge Inman and Sivon
  • Mastering Technology Competency as a Practitioner: Document Automation, Redaction and Metadata (Oh My!) | Rowland
  • Writing for the Courts | Feldman
  • Civility Under Fire: Where Do We Go from Here? Practical Strategies for Appellate Lawyers (Ethics) | Sheppard
  • Tips from the Clerk's Office | Horne
  • Do's and Don'ts in the North Carolina Appellate Courts | Justice Davis and Judge Stroud
Product Information
Date Presented:
September 13, 2019 8:55 AM Eastern
7 hours, 50 minutes
Getting Straight A's: Aids, Accessible Applications, Advice and Approaches to Advocacy (2019 Appellate Practice Section Annual Meeting)
TUITION RATE. Early and Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

Register early and SAVE 10%!  

Standard: $325 / $295 Early
NCBA Member: $270 / $245 Early
NCBA Appellate Practice Section Member: $250 / $225 Early
CLE Premier Pass: $0

Discounts are available for NCBA members who are students, law professors, judges or legal services/public interest attorneys. Call CLE at 800.228.3402 for details.

VIDEO REPLAYS. The agenda may not include certain breakouts/tracks shown at the original program.  

Speaker Information
Angela Farag Craddock   [ view bio ]
Justice Mark A Davis  [ view bio ]
Stephen D Feldman  [ view bio ]
Daniel M Horne Jr  [ view bio ]
Judge Lucy N Inman   [ view bio ]
M Duane Jones  [ view bio ]
Stacey L Rowland   [ view bio ]
Lisa M Sheppard   [ view bio ]
Amie C Sivon   [ view bio ]
Judge Donna S Stroud   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 6.00
Appellate Practice Specialization : 6.00
General: 5.00
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 1.00
Technology Training: 1.00
CLE Premier Pass