Virginia Appellate Summit 2008 schedule of events

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, July 15, 2008 — The Virginia State Bar’s Appellate Practice Subcommittee will present its 2008 Appellate Summit on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2008, from
1:15 – 5:30 pm.  Troutman Sanders LLP will host the event at its Richmond office, 1001 Haxall Point.  A reception will follow the meeting. 

This event is designed for appellate practitioners, with an advanced level of instruction for the continuing legal education presentations.  The schedule of events is as follows: 

1:15  Welcome; opening remarks
1:20  Petition for rehearing
1:45  Moot courting oral arguments
2:30  Recent appellate developments
3:00  Break
3:15  Finality and the severable interests doctrine
4:00  Ethics
4:30  Judicial panel
5:20  Closing comments 

One of the summit’s highlights will be a presentation by the current Solicitor General of the Commonwealth, his upcoming successor, and a former Attorney General of the Commonwealth on moot courting oral arguments.

A reception will follow at The Pearl Room, BlackFinn Restaurant.  The event is open to all members of the Virginia State Bar, and is free.  Attorneys interested in attending should contact Steve Emmert at (757) 965-5021 or