Highlights will include:
• Framing the issues to obtain the most favorable standard of review
• What to look for to facilitate use of the most helpful standard of review
• Turning a factual issue into a legal issue
Mr. Baxter is a Certified Appellate Specialist and has been practicing law for the past 42 years, with the last 36 years of practice occurring in Sonoma County. He has had numerous successful decisions in the United States Supreme Court (including a landmark decision in Robbins v. California), the Supreme Court of California and the California Courts of Appeal. In addition to his private civil and criminal appeals, Mr. Baxter also handles criminal appeals by appointment from the CA Supreme Court. Mr. Baxter graduated from law school at Georgetown University Law Center and has an undergraduate degree from Rutgers University. He is also a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent rated attorney.
Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Time: Check-In: 3:45 am; Presentation: 4:00– 5:00 pm
Presenter(s): Joseph Baxter, Law Offices of Joseph Baxter
Place: SCBA Office, 111 Santa Rosa Ave., Ste. 222, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Cost: $55–SCBA Members; $70–Public
MCLE:1.0 Unit Participatory Credit in General Law
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