John D. North, Chair of the firm’s Litigation Department, will be on the faculty for a live webcast on “Appellate Litigation: What Lies Ahead in 2019 and Beyond.” The program will be presented by The Knowledge Group on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
The appellate litigation landscape continuously evolves as an integral area of the law. Exploring the implications of these changes is essential in successfully navigating proceedings through the appellate and higher courts. Mr. North and his fellow panelists will provide an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments surrounding the appellate litigation landscape in 2019, offering helpful insights and strategies in preparing efficient and compelling oral arguments.
Key topics to be addressed include:
- Appellate Litigation: Recent Trends and Developments in 2019
- Notable Cases
- Best Strategies for Effective Oral Argument
- Appellate Practice – An Outlook
- What Lies Ahead?
Mr. North’s practice emphasizes trial practice. He has tried jury and non-jury cases in state and federal courts, including over 75 jury cases to verdict. He is certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney. His practice concentrates in commercial and banking litigation, particularly in matters involving negotiable instruments and financial fraud. A significant portion of Mr. North’s practice is also devoted to the defense of catastrophic injury and other high exposure cases in the areas of negligence, public entity liability, construction, and professional liability, including the defense of attorneys, accountants and insurance brokers. He also maintains a personal injury practice limited to the representation of plaintiffs in medical malpractice and other cases involving significant injuries and complex liability issues.
Mr. North is the author of the evidence treatise A Trial Lawyer’s Strategic Guide to the New Jersey Rules of Evidence and is the only New Jersey lawyer selected as a principal author of Business and Commercial Litigation in Federal Courts, contributing the chapter in the treatise devoted to Medical Malpractice.
Additional program information and registration details at- Appellate Litigation: What Lies Ahead in 2019 and Beyond