Criminal Appeals and Postconviction Relief in 2019 – OCBA Appellate Practice Committee

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Orange County Bar
Appellate Practice Committee Seminar
Criminal Appeals and Postconviction
Relief in 2019

OCBA’s Appellate Practice Committee is having a CLE seminar on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. The event will include 3 judges from the Fifth DCA and 3 circuit court judges from the Ninth Circuit.

See Agenda below and attached:

Nuts and Bolts of Litigating a Criminal Appeal
Cassandra Snapp, Esq., Law Offices of Horwitz & Citro

  • Discussion of Procedures, Deadlines, and General Tips for Litigating Criminal Appeals in both Florida Circuit Courts and the District Courts of Appeal
  • Briefs and Oral Arguments

Hot Issues in Criminal Appeals
William Ponall, Esq., Ponall Law

  • Recent Appellate Decisions Impacting Criminal Trial and Appellate Attorneys
  • Important Issues Pending in the Florida Supreme Court

Panel Discussion with the Newest Judges of the Fifth District Court of Appeal
Moderator: Bill Ponall, Esq., Ponall Law, P.A.
The Hon. Jamie Grosshans, Fifth District Court of Appeal
The Hon. John Harris, Fifth District Court of Appeal
The Hon. Meredith Sasso, Fifth District Court of Appeal

  • Discussion of Effective Advocacy, Oral Arguments, and the Court’s Decision-Making Process

Panel Discussion with Circuit Judges of the Ninth Judicial Circuit
Moderator: Michael Brownlee, Esq., The Brownlee Law Firm, P.A.
The Hon. Dan Traver, Ninth Judicial Circuit
The Hon. Leticia Marques, Ninth Judicial Circuit
The Hon. Heather Higbee, Ninth Judicial Circuit

  • Discussion of Preservation of Error by Trial Attorneys, County to Circuit Court Appeals, and Motions for Post Conviction Relief

March 13, 2019
Registration: 12:30 p.m.; Program: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

RSVP: by March 11

OCBA Members: $40
Govt./Student Members: $25
Nonmembers: $50

5.0 CLE General
Certifications: 5.0 Appellate Practice, 5.0 Criminal Appellate Law, 5.0 Criminal Trial Law, 5.0 Juvenile Law

Brown Bag Lunch

Orange County Bar Association, 880 N. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32801