Appeals: Making Your Case & Persuading the Court

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018   2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.

Briefs are written legal arguments that present a party's position on appeal. In this class, learn to prepare a successful brief.

Class covers:

  • The purpose of an appellate brief
  • Contents of briefs
  • What rules guide the appellate court's decision about whether the trial court decision should be reversed
  • The importance of the statement of facts
  • Format requirement for briefs
  • Where and how to file
  • Deadlines and time limits

Presented by:
Tyna Orren, Certified Specialist, Appellate Law, Orren & Orren (

LA Law Library does not provide legal advice:
LA Law Library does not provide legal advice. LA Law Library provides legal resources and assistance with legal research as an educational service. The information presented in this program is not legal advice and is provided solely as an educational service to our patrons. For legal advice, you should consult an attorney.

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