Appellate CLE Next Week

Next Friday, June 19th, the Appellate Section of The Mississippi Bar is hosting a CLE event.

This is the agenda:

8:00 – 8:30 Registration Check-in and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 Ethics Hour – Luther T. Munford, Butler Snow, LLP

9:30 – 10:30 Behind the Scenes of the Mississippi Appellate Courts – Muriel B. Ellis, Mississippi Supreme Court; Robert E. Nations, Jr., Director, Central Legal; Gabe Goza, Central Legal

10:45 – 11:45 The Nuts and Bolts of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit – Lyle W. Cayce, Clerk of Court; Michael E. Schneider, Senior Staff Attorney

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch Provided

12:30 – 1:30 Keynote Speaker – Judge James E. Graves, Jr., United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

1:45 – 2:45 Justices and Judges of the Mississippi Appellate Courts – Chief Justice William L. (Bill) Waller, Jr.; Presiding Justice Michael K. Randolph; Associate Justice Josiah P. Coleman; Chief Judge L. Joseph Lee; Presiding Judge T. Kenneth Griffis; Judge James D. Maxwell II

2:45 – 3:45 Voices of Experience: A Panel of Practitioners Reflect on Their Best Arguments – Edward Blackmon, Jr., Blackmon & Blackmon, PLLC; W. Wayne Drinkwater, Bradley Arant Boult Cummings, LLP; Donna Brown Jacobs, Butler Snow, LLP; Alison Steiner, Office of State Public Defender, Capital Defense Division; Jim Waide, Waide & Associates, P.A.

4:00 – 5:00 Happy Hour at George Street

In my opinion, having Wayne Drinkwater and Jim Waide on the same panel would be worth the cost of admission.

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