The Appellate Section of The Bar Association of San Francisco presents
Bi-Annual View from the Bench - 2022
||Friday, November 4, 2022
||Milton Marks Auditorium, 455 Golden Gate Ave
||6 Hours of Appellate Specialization Credit of which 1 Hour is in Legal Ethics.
||8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
|Coffee and Tea
||8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
||9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
|Wine & Cheese Reception
||4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Message from the Chair
Every two years BASF has been honored to host a full day View From the Bench CLE program on appellate practice with the Justices of the First District Court of Appeal. We missed 2021, and are thrilled to announce the return of View From the Bench on November 4, 2022. We hope you can join us.
Michael von Loewenfeldt
Chair, BASF’s Appellate Law Section
9:00 - 9:15 a.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Michael von Loewenfeldt, WVBR LLP, BASF Appellate Section Chair
Panel 1 | 9:15 - 10:00 a.m.
The “Post”-Pandemic State of the Court
Update on the Court’s work and the future of oral argument
Administrative Presiding Justice Jim Humes, Division One
Presiding Justice Therese Stewart, Division Two
Presiding Justice Teri Jackson, Division Five
Presiding Justice Stuart Pollak, Division Four
Kelly Woodruff, Complex Appellate Litigation Group LLP
Panel 2 | 10:05 - 10:50 a.m.
Handling Criminal Appeals
Briefing and oral argument strategies from the criminal lawyer’s perspective
Justice Tracie Brown,Division Four
Amit Kurlekar, California Department of Justice
Jeremy Price, First District Appellate Project
Tiffany Gates, Law Offices of Tiffany J. Gates
10:50 - 11:00 a.m.
Panel 3 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Candor, Civility, and Credibility
An Examination of the Pitfalls of Appellate Practice
Justice Marla Miller, Division Two
Justice James Richman, Division Two
Gary A. Watt, Hanson Bridgett LLP
Panel 4 | 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Fireside Chat
California Supreme Court Justice Carol Corrigan with Justice Mark Simons, Division Five
Panel 5 | 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Statutory Interpretation and Legislative History
Practical advice on arguing statutory construction and utilizing legislative history
Justice Ioana Petrou, Division Three
Justice Jon Streeter, Division Four
Andrea Russi, Horvitz & Levy LLP
Panel 6 | 2:35 - 3:20 p.m.
When and How To Seek Civil Writs
Best practices and procedures
Justice Kathleen Banke, Division One
Susan Horst, Complex Appellate Litigation Group LLP
Susan Brandt-Hawley, Brandt-Hawley Law Group
3:20 - 3:30 p.m.
Panel 7 | 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
New Justices Roundtable
Justice Jeremy Goldman, Division Four
Justice Victor Rodríguez, Division Three
Michael von Loewenfeldt, WVBR LLP
4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Wine and Cheese Sponsored Reception
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Cost (Includes Light Lunch)
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This conference will NOT be recorded.
Health and Safety: Will be in guidelines pursuant to SF health orders.
Please note that all attendees will be required at check-in to show proof of full COVID vaccination. Additionally, all guests will be required to wear masks indoors and in outdoor situations where social distancing is not possible. We kindly ask that anyone experiencing symptoms consistent with COVID remain home and not come to campus.