Beth Brooks Scherer is a Board Certified Appellate Practice Specialist with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP in Raleigh. She is the current chair of the North Carolina State Bar’s Appellate Practice Specialization Committee and prior chair of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Appellate Rules Committee. She blogs frequently on issues of appellate practice and procedure for the North Carolina Appellate Practice Blog, www.ncapb.com, a convenient source of news, information, tips, and resources for practicing law in North Carolina’s State and Federal Appellate Courts.
A list of guidelines for handling an appeal in Business Court. Read More
December 2016 brought several changes to the statutes and rules governing appellate practice and procedure, among them: Out with the Old, In with the The … Older Senate Bill 4 eliminated direct appeal to the Supreme Court from orders finding an act of the General Assembly facially unconstitutional. … Read More
A breakdown of some changes taking immediate effective in appellate actions. Read More
Introduction to a collection of information about the appellate process, civil and criminal pre-trial and trial issues, and substantive areas of law Read More
Oral arguments guide, style manual, procedural rules Read More