Preserving An Issue for Appeal
MONDAY, MARCH 23, 2009
Gathered before the symposium from left Professor Randy Hertz; Seymour W. James, Attorney-in-Charge of the Criminal Practice; Associate Justice Angela M. Marzzarelli; Associate Judge Robert S. Smith; Justice James Yates; Andrew C. Fine; and Leonard Joblove.

The Legal Aid Society's training symposium on Preserving An Issue for Appeal brought together three eminent jurists from the trial, intermediate and high courts, together with two leading appellate attorneys from the defense and prosecution during a spirited discussion March 16 at NYU Law School, moderated by Professor Randy Hertz.

Panelists included The Honorable Robert S. Smith, Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals; The Honorable Angela M. Marzzarelli, Associate Justice of the Appellate Division, First Department; The Honorable James A. Yates, Justice of the Supreme Court, New York County; Leonard Joblove, Chief of the Appeals Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office; and Andrew C. Fine, a Senior Supervising Attorney and Director of Court of Appeals Litigation at the Society's Criminal Appeals Bureau.

The symposium, which was attended by 150 Legal Aid attorneys and other lawyers, was arranged by Lorca Morello, a staff attorney in Criminal Appeals.