March 28-29, 2019 | Fayetteville AR

2019 Justice Donald L. Corbin Appellate Symposium


Both Days + Reception
$350
Thursday Only + Reception
$250

The 2-day program has been approved for 12 CLE hours (including 1 Ethics CLE hour) if you attend both days.

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March 28-29, 2019 | Fayetteville, AR

2019 Justice Donald L. Corbin Appellate Symposium

Register by March 1st for a $50 discount on Both Days + Reception (originally $350).


The 2-day program has been approved for 12 CLE hours (including 1 Ethics CLE hour) if you attend both days.


About the Symposium

The Symposium was started to honor Justice Donald L. Corbin’s contributions to the legal profession and to honor his memory. The funds raised by the Symposium will be used to endow scholarships at the University of Fayetteville, Leflar Law Center and the University of Little Rock, Bowen School, and to encourage training and education of Appellate Advocacy. 

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2019 Symposium Speakers 

We’re still finalizing our full slate of speakers, but here’s just a sample of who’s already on board. 

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Howard J. Bashman

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Judge Duane Benton

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Judge Mary Beck Briscoe

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Brian Brooks 

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2019 Symposium Speakers 

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Agenda 

All sessions located in the EJ Ball Courtroom unless otherwise stated.

Day 1 Thursday, March 28th

8:00am - 8:30am  

Registration


8:30am - 10:30am  

Tim Cullen & Brian Brooks

Navigating the Bog: Paths Through the Mud of Arkansas Appellate Practice. (And suggestions for draining the swamp)


10:30am - 10:45am

Break


10:45am - 11:45am  

Howard Bashman

Courts in the age of 'New Media': Seeking to Counteract the Decline in Mainstream Media Coverage of Appellate Courts.


11:45am - 1:00pm  

Lunch


1:00pm - 2:30pm  

Chief Judge Lavenski Smith Hon. Duane Benton Hon. Ralph Erickson

8th Circuit Panel


2:30pm - 3:00pm  

Abigail Perdue

May It Please the Court


3:00pm - 3:45pm  

Break


3:45pm - 4:45pm  

Kannon Shanmugam

Supreme Court Update: A Report on the Latest Developments at the High Court


5:30pm - 7:00pm  

Reception Honoring the Speakers

Richard B. Atkinson Courtyard & Norma Lea Beasley Entrace Hall 

Day 2 Friday, March 29th

8:00am - 8:30am  

Registration


8:30am - 9:30am  

Joe Regalia

Writing to Win: Science-Backed Tools to Persuade Any Audience


9:30am - 10:30am  

Mark Killenbeck

Sober Second Thought? Cautionary Tales for Judges and Counsel


10:30am - 10:45am

Break


10:45am - 11:45am  

Tim Cullen - Moderator Hon. Jane Stranch - 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Hon. James Graves - 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Hon. May Brisoe - 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 

Circuit Judge Panel


11:45am - 1:00pm  

Lunch


1:00pm - 2:00pm  

Hon. Ralph Erickson 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 

Never the Smartest Man in the Room: What I've Learnd in 26 Years on the Bench


2:00pm - 3:00pm  

Cliff Edwards

Why Do You Hurt Me So?


3:00pm - 3:15pm  

Break


3:15pm - 4:15pm  

Tasha Taylor - Moderator Hon. Robert Gladwin - AR Court of Appeals Hon. Michael Brown - AZ Court of Appeals Hon Lucinda Jesson - MN Court of Appeals 

State Court of Appeals Panel


4:15pm  

Adjourn

Location

Please reach out to us if you have any questions about this year’s event.

  • Phone: 501-366-3584

Chancellor Hotel

Hotel Info

We have a group rate available at the Chancellor Hotel. Rooms are limited.

  • Phone: 479.442.5555
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Register by Friday March 1st to save $50 on your registration fee. 

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Register by Friday March 1st to save $50 on your registration fee.