Remote Appellate Advocacy: Best Practices for Virtual Appearances 

Apr. 20, 2021

CBA Skilled Lawyer Series

Remote Appellate Advocacy: Best Practices for Virtual Appearances

TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021, 12:00-1:30 p.m. ET

Virtual courts continue to become more and more commonplace and appellate arguments are likely to be conducted by remote video for the foreseeable future. Court are adopting new procedures and guidelines that lawyers must consider to increase the likelihood that their argument will result in an effective and useful dialogue with the court. Join our esteemed panel of experts for the latest guidance on the new skills you need to be an effective appellate advocate.

  •  New presentational and advocacy skills: what is required for appellate arguments?
  • Creating a plan for oral argument: making the most effective presentation possible
  • Managing technology: video platforms and security measures
  • Adeptly sharing exhibits, transcripts and other record materials: how to prepare
  • Practice run-through: working out potential glitches
  • Demonstration: virtual court etiquette during the argument



The Honourable Justice Simon Ruel, Court of Appeal of Quebec
Audrey Boctor, IMK avocats | advocates LLP
Claire E. Hunter, QC, Hunter Litigation Chambers
The Honourable Justice Kevin Feehan, Alberta Court of Appeal
The Honourable Justice Ritu Khullar, Alberta Court of Appeal
Linda R. Rothstein, Paliare Roland Barristers



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    April 20, 2021
    12:00pm-1:30pm Eastern Time


    CBA Members: $75
    CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $50
    CBA Student Members: $15
    Non-Members: $300
    Government: $150
    Plus applicable taxes

    This is the 6th program in the Litigation stream. You can purchase the full 8-webinar series at a package rate.


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