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Scattershooting From The Bench: Thoughts On Appellate Advocacy

Thoughts On Appellate Advocacy

Crisp, cogent legal writing is the hallmark of an excellent lawyer. What do judges look for when they read briefs? What do they like and dislike? How can you make your writing more persuasive? Join us to learn answers to these questions and many more from Dallas Court of Appeals Justice Bill Whitehill.

About The Speaker

Justice Bill Whitehill was elected to the Texas Fifth District Court of Appeals at Dallas in November 2014 and assumed office on January 1, 2015. Before joining the Court, he was a trial and appellate lawyer with Gardere Wynne Sewell, L.L.P. for more than 32 years. He handled a wide variety of antitrust, arbitration (domestic and international), banking, business tort, class action, commercial, ERISA, intellectual property, hospitality, real estate development, probate, and trust cases.

Read more about Justice Bill Whitehill here.

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