Appellate Advocacy

The Appellate Advocacy Committee shall promote communication and cooperation between lawyers who practice before the state and federal appellate courts and members of the judiciary, and provide the opportunity to identify and address the means to achieving quality practice in all manner of appeals. The committee shall enhance the knowledge and professional capability of lawyers through focused educational programs. The committee shall foster dialogue between the bench and the bar, explore means and methods to improve and advance the appellate process, and may review and make recommendations concerning the rules of procedure that affect appellate process.

Leadership Welcome Message

Maureen M. McBride and Karl S. Myers, co-chairs; Dara A. DeCourcy and Althea O. Bennett, co-vice chairs


Hot Tip: Appellate Brief Drafting

Joseph Butcher


Hot Tip: Amicus Curiae Briefs

Kandice Hull


Hot Tip: Appealing Under the PCRA

Philip H. Yoon


Hot Tip: Challenging Precedent

Jill Beck


Hot Tip: May you file a Petition for Allowance of Appeal after seeking reargument?"

Hon. Robert A. Graci (Ret.)


 

 

Headquarters:
100 South Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

Phone: 800-932-0311

Western Pennsylvania Office:

Heinz 57 Center, 339 Sixth Avenue, Suite 760
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Phone: 412-914-8840