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First Thursday - Elliot Bien, Bien & Summers

First Thursday - Bien & Summers Appellate Law

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Come learn about appellate law!

Speaker: Elliot Bien, Bien & Summers

Elliot Bien, began his career as a law professor, has limited his practice to civil appeals since 1982, originally with the San Francisco firm of Bronson, Bronson & McKinnon where he chaired the appellate department. He started his own appellate specialty firm in 1990, originally with two partners. He has been certified as an appellate specialist by the California State Bar since 1997 when that specialty was first recognized. Elliot has also been active in bar and bench-bar programs. He founded an Appellate Courts Committee at the Bar Association of San Francisco in 1985, which eventually grew into its present Appellate Section. He served as president of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers in 2002-2003; founded a series of bench-bar lunches for professionalism at the First District Court of Appeal in San Francisco in 2004; and served for several years on the boards of the Marin County Bar Association and the Marin County Law Library. He has also published and spoken frequently on legal ethics and professionalism as well as appellate advocacy and procedure.

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