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Schnader’s Whitson Serves as Moderator at Allegheny County Bar Association CLE, “Preserving Issues At Trial and On Appeal”

On December 15, 2011 by Schnader

Schnader’s Keith Whitson served as the moderator at an Allegheny County Bar Association Appellate Practice Committee CLE called “Preserving Issues At Trial and On Appeal” on December 15, 2011. Failure to preserve issues during or after trial or on appeal is potentially catastrophic. For attorneys unaccustomed to these rules and the potential mechanisms for waiver, however, inadvertent waiver occurs often. This program addressed the numerous pitfalls and potential avenues for waiver, and best practices for preserving issues both in the federal and state courts.