Appellate lawyer Dan Polsenberg will make a special presentation of “How to Argue: Motions and Appeals” for the continuing legal education of Nevada lawyers in a special program produced by the Appellate Litigation Section of the State Bar of Nevada and the Clark County Bar Association.
Dan Polsenberg is a partner in Lewis Roca’s Appellate Practice Group. Based in Las Vegas, Dan also frequently works out of their Reno office.
Dan is the lawyer to see for a big appeal. Past President of the State Bar of Nevada and the CCBA, Dan is the first Nevadan named a fellow of the prestigious American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and served as the group’s national president last year. Dan has 40 years of experience in appeals ranging from tort to tax and constitutional to commercial law. He has personally argued 297 appeals and has written briefs in hundreds more. Dan has over 250 reported decisions. In addition to issues of public importance, he often handles appeals regarding large awards, punitive damages, and pro bono cases.
Attendees will learn how to effectively argue motions at hearings in district court and when presenting oral arguments before the Supreme Court of Nevada and the Nevada Court of Appeals. Be prepared to learn the Top 5 “Polsenberg Tips”:
- The most important part of an oral argument.
- Developing the one sentence you want the judges to remember.
- The law versus fairness.
- Knowing when to stop.
- Effective use of rebuttal.
Members of the Nevada Bar and the CCBA are invited to participate in this special event featuring food, fun, and collegiality.
Learn more and RSVP at https://clarkcountybar.org/marketplace/cle-programs/how-to-argue-cle-program/
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The following content contains an exerpt from article originally published in the Communiqué (Dec. 2023), the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association. See https://clarkcountybar.org/about/member-benefits/communique-2023/communique-december-2023/
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