CLE CoursesCalifornia Civil Appellate Basics - Part I

California Civil Appellate Basics - Part I

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1 Hour 12 Minutes

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Course Description

There are a number of procedural and practical issues attorneys must be familiar with when attempting to navigate the California appellate process. In this program, appellate and post-conviction attorney Anthony D. Zinnanti guides attorneys through these issues and provides a number of valuable tips from his own practice. Part I topics include:
-Governing Law
-Initiating the Appeal
-The Record on Appeal
-The Designation of the Parties
-Mediation Possibilities Within the COA
-Amending the Record
-The Appellate Brief
-Oral Argument

Member Reviews

Excellent presentation. Informative and interesting!

Rating: 5

- Cathy E.

This course provides a comprehensive and coherent approach to the appellate process from entry of judgment in the superior court, onward. Law students and experienced lawyers alike can benefit from this course.

Rating: 5

- Michael B.

This was an excellent courst

Rating: 5

- Eugene M.
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Anthony Zinnanti

Mr. Zinnanti is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court. As an experienced criminal and civil appellate attorney, Mr. Zinnanti has been entrusted with the most serious of matters, including appeals and habeas corpus petitions from frist degree murder and other major felonies, as well as civil appeals against major corporate entities. Mr. Zinnanti has successfully removed people from the CACI database, restored driving privileges by writ of mandate against the DMV and overturned the immigration judge before the Board of Immigration Appeals.