Have you ever wondered what it is like to be an appellate judge?  Are you interested in hearing about the future of our appellate courts?

You are in luck.  Patterson Harkavy LLP is hosting a virtual discussion on Wednesday, March 31st at 12:00 p.m.  Viewers will have the opportunity to hear from former Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, former Chief Judge Linda McGee, and former Court of Appeals Judge Chris Brook. … Continue Reading

In case you missed the invitation, the Appellate Practice Section is hosting a virtual event at noon next Monday so that members of the bar can get to know the new justices on the Supreme Court and new judges on the Court of Appeals.  This event will be a great opportunity to hear directly from our esteemed jurists and learn about their backgrounds. … Continue Reading

It is hard to believe that it has been three months since Justice Ginsburg passed away.  The NCBA Appellate Practice Section invites you to attend a virtual presentation celebrating  her life, achievements, and legacy.  Join Dean Emerita Suzanne Reynolds as she leads a discussion among Ryan Park, Neil Siegel, and Ruthanne Deutsch about their experience clerking for Justice Ginsburg, her tremendous legacy to the legal profession, and her impact on them personally.… Continue Reading

Did you miss this week’s inaugural session of The Bluebook Club?  Never fear–you have a second chance.  The Appellate Practice Section’s new program offers networking and socializing opportunities for anyone interested in appellate practice.   The next session will be Thursday, November 19th at 1:00 p.m.

You can sign up here.   Note that you will have to be logged in to your NCBA account to register.… Continue Reading

The NCBA’s Appellate Practice and Litigation Sections are co-hosting a social at Dandelion Market in uptown Charlotte on Thursday, April 25, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

We rarely get the appellate bar together outside of the Triangle, so we are excited to head west for once.   It should be a blast.

If you are reading this, you are invited.  Just RSVP here.… Continue Reading

Just in time for spring, it’s the NCBA Appellate Practice Section’s spring social!  Thanks to a great line up of sponsors, we have a fantastic event in store.

Not a member of the Appellate Practice Section?  It’s never too late to join our fine group.  Click here, or call (919) 677-0561 and ask for the membership department.

Here are the details for the social:

WHEN | Thursday | April 12 | 5 – 7 pm

WHERE | Whiskey Kitchen | 201 W Martin St | Raleigh

WHO | All section members, appellate judges, their law clerks, and appellate clerks of court.… Continue Reading