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Chair’s Message – September 2018

How can appellate attorneys serve those who have served our country? Read on…the Section would like to connect you with a special opportunity! For those of you joining us in Washington, D.C. for our 2018 Fall Meeting and Retreat, you may have heard about this...

Chair’s Message – August 2018

Dear Section Members, Will we see you in D.C.? The deadline to register for the Appellate Practice Section’s 2018 Fall Meeting and Retreat is fast approaching! September 3 is the last day to reserve your hotel room at our reduced rate, and September 14 is the last day...

An Evening in Paris at the Appellate Practice Section’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Dessert Reception

A signature event for the Appellate Practice Section, this year’s Dessert Reception truly broke the mold by sweeping attendees away for an authentic “Evening in Paris,” complete with artisanal, hand-crafted cocktails and decadent Parisian-themed desserts. Guests who...

Judicial Profile – Judge Robert J. Luck

From right to left: Judge Robert J. Luck, Jennifer Luck, and Judge Edward E. Carnes From right to left: Judge Kevin Emas, Judge Robert J. Luck, and Judge Thomas Logue Miami-Dade County Circuit Court Chief Judge Bertila Soto Judge Luck and his staff at the Third DCA...

Chair’s Message – July 2018

Dear Section Members, in selecting me to serve as Chair of the Appellate Practice Section of the Florida Bar, you have given me the ultimate honor, and I am so grateful.  Thanks to the hard work of Immediate Past Chair, Kristin Norse, and countless others who have led...

Third District Court of Appeal Oral Arguments

The Third District Court of Appeal’s oral arguments are being held at Florida International University College of Law because of construction at the courthouse.  It is anticipated that oral arguments at FIU will continue through the end of 2018.  The notices of oral...

Retroactive Application of Law to Cases Pending on Appeal

Occasionally, while an appeal is pending, the law changes in a way that could affect the outcome of the case.  Therefore, appellate attorneys should be prepared to discuss whether a party whose case is pending on appeal may take advantage of a newly enacted or amended...

AJEI / ECAPI 2018 Summit

Save the date! AJEI / ECAPI 2018 Summit | Nov. 8-11, 2018 Marriott Marquis, Downtown Atlanta The Appellate Practice Section is proud to support the Eleventh Circuit Appellate Practice Institute (ECAPI), which in 2018 will team up with the Appellate Judges Education...