The litigation process is full of opportunities to fail to preserve the record or arguments for appeal. Be it at the summary judgment stage, at trial, or in the appeal itself, a careful lawyer can waive important claims or undermine them by not making the proper record. This program will help you identify what needs to be preserved, preserve it, and rectify it when something is not preserved in pre-trial proceedings, at trial, or on appeal.
What you will learn:
Common pitfalls for record preservation at the trial and appellate levels
How to avoid waiver for failing to preserve the record
What to do when the record is not appropriately preserved