Writ of Mandate: What Every Litigator Should Know



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Appellate Law
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Original Air Date:
December 14, 2023
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About the Program

An effective appellate writ can alter the course of your entire case but is a mystery to most. Learn about appellate writs from the expert who literally wrote the book on writs! Sharon Baumgold is the preeminent expert on writs of mandate who authored the book “Action Guide: Handling Civil Writs in the Courts of Appeal” and has updated it every year since 1992. Learn how to use civil writs of mandate in your litigation practice and the functional and strategic nuances you need from a Court of Appeal insider, who was a writs attorney in the Second District for nearly 40 years. This program will empower you to add appellate writs to your litigation toolbox.

Meet the Speakers
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Sharon Baumgold


Counsel Complex Appellate Law Group LLP

She spent nearly four decades as a writs attorney on the California Court of Appeal’s Second District. There, she reviewed, analyzed, and advised appellate justices on more than 10,000 appellate writ petitions in all areas of state law, including arbitration, business and commercial litigation, employment, entertainment, government, insurance, real estate, and probate law. Frequent topics included jurisdiction, service of process, pleading, class certification, discovery (including e-records), expert witnesses, summary adjudication and summary judgment, attorney fees and costs, enforcement of judgment, and others.

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