Key Differences Between Appeals in the Second Circuit and Connecticut's Appellate Courts

September 26, 2007
The CBA Law Center, New Britain
About the Program
This program will provide an overview and comparison of the appeal processes in the Second Circuit and the Connecticut Supreme and Appellate Courts. The Chief Clerk for the Supreme and Appellate Courts and a clerk from the Second Circuit will present the basics for filing your appeal papers. Appellate Court Chief Judge Joseph P. Flynn, Supreme Court Justice Richard Palmer, and United States District Court Judge Stefan R. Underhill (who sits on the Second Circuit frequently by designation) will be available to field questions.

Faculty and Speakers

Program Chair:
Erika L. Amarante, Wiggin & Dana LLP, New Haven

Honorable Joseph P. Flynn, Appellate Court Chief Judge, Hartford
Honorable Richard N. Palmer, Connecticut Supreme Court, Hartford
Honorable Stefan R. Underhill, United States District Court, Bridgeport
Michele T. Angers, Chief Clerk, Supreme Court, Hartford
Jeffrey R. Babbin, Wiggin & Dana LLP, New Haven
Thomas J. Donlon, Robinson & Cole LLP, Stamford
Steven D. Ecker, Cowdery Ecker & Murphy LLC, Hartford
Sandra Glover, Office of the United States Attorney, New Haven
Ralph W. Johnson III, Halloran & Sage LLP, Hartford
Michael P. Shea, Day Pitney LLP, Hartford

Program Schedule
9:00 Introduction
9:10 Preparing and Filing Your Appeal Papers
10:00 Motions Practice/Mediation Programs
10:40 Break
10:55 Brief and Appendix
11:35 Preparing for Oral Argument
12:15 Break
12:30 Questions and Answers with the Judges

Who Should Attend
Any attorney with a practice in state and/or federal courts who wants a better understanding of the appeal process in each court system.

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