Adams and Reese Counsel and Appellate Lawyer Aaron McLeod will serve as the presiding chair, along with a colleague, for the 2023 Appellate Practice Seminar to be held Oct. 6 at the University of Alabama School of Law.
The seminar is presented by CLE Alabama and the University of Alabama School of Law. In addition to being an in-person event, the seminar will be available via a live webcast. Registrants can receive six MCLE credit hours, including one ethics hour.
The lineup of speakers includes current and former Justices of the Alabama Supreme Court and Judges of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, the Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals, and experienced appellate practitioners. Topics covered will include persuasive briefs, C-track update, interlocutory appeals, and more.
McLeod will serve as a moderator for “Show, Don’t Tell: Making Your Brief More Persuasive,” and will be a panelist for the presentation, “Tips, Tricks, and Traps for the Unwary: Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know.”
For 15 years, McLeod has focused his practice on trial and appellate litigation, and dispositive-motion briefing. He represents clients in appeals before the Alabama Supreme Court, the Eleventh Circuit and Fifth Circuit Courts of Appeal, Texas trial and appellate courts, and the United States Supreme Court. He has served as appellate counsel for clients in major trials in Alabama and Texas.