Appellate attorney Anne Grignon joins Tim Kowal and Jeff Lewis to discuss her recent win in Banc of California v. Superior Court from an order compelling arbitration. Anne discusses when and why to take a writ from nonappealable orders. The attorney then turn to private judging generally, discussing Justice Segal's recent caution about the industry's potential overuse of that privately compensated judges, and Presiding Justice Kline's similar sentiment that "private judging is an oxymoron" and is "undermining public justice.” Anne shares three tips for your next appellate brief, before the three discuss some recent cases, including strategies to consider in approaching statements of decision.
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Tim Kowal helps trial attorneys and clients win their cases and avoid error on appeal. He co-hosts the Cal. Appellate Law Podcast at www.CALPodcast.com, and publishes a newsletter of appellate tips for trial attorneys at www.tvalaw.com/articles. His appellate practice covers all of California's appellate districts and throughout the Ninth Circuit, with appellate attorneys in offices in Orange County and Monterey County. Contact Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org or (714) 641-1232.
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