On Wednesday, April 11, at 12:00 p.m. in Room 433, as part of the Speakers from Practice series, all students are invited to attend a panel discussion exploring “Appellate Advocacy.” To attend, RSVP here by noon on Tuesday, April 10. Lunch will be provided.
Join us to hear stories and garner advice from an esteemed panel of practicing attorneys and professors, all of whom have extensive experience in appellate advocacy.
Professor Anne Berleman Kearney, principal of Appellate Consulting Group, has been the primary author of briefs for the prevailing party in cases before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, and the Illinois and Wisconsin Supreme Courts. Upon graduation from Harvard Law School, Professor Kearney clerked for U.S. District Judge Nicholas Bua (N.D. Ill.).
Professor Jonathan Koenig, Appellate Division Chief in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, argues frequently before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He served as Senior Law Clerk to the Honorable Rudolph T. Randa, District Judge, Eastern District of Wisconsin, and, earlier in his career, he served as law clerk to the Hon. John L. Coffey, Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
James Goldschmidt, attorney at Quarles & Brady in Milwaukee and Harvard Law School graduate, has argued cases before the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Attorney Goldschmidt has also briefed cases before the Ninth Circuit and the Federal Circuit.
Marquette University Law School’s Speakers from Practice series brings together members of the Law School community and legal professionals to discuss important topics in professional development and various areas of the law.