Pa. Bar Association CLE hosted at Duquesne Law

Duquesne University School of Law this month welcomed the Pennsylvania Bar Association's Administrative Law Section and Appellate Advocacy Committee for Lessons Live from the Bench. The continuing legal education program was held in the McArdle Courtroom and Auditorium 303 on Tuesday, March 21, 2 -4 p.m.

Senior Judge Dan Pellegrini, L' 70, and Judges Michael Wojcik and Joseph Cosgrove of Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania presided over a moot court featuring both experienced and novice advocates, including Andrew Rothey, L'14. Robert Byer from Duane Morris moderated a discussion of do's and don'ts when arguing before an appellate court. The judges then offered advocacy pointers for the students and lawyers in attendance.

The two-hour CLE was followed by a reception with judges and key court staff, hosted by Interim Dean Maureen Lally-Green.

The Commonwealth Court returns to Duquesne Law on Tuesday, April 4, for a special panel, 9 a.m. - noon in the McArdle Courtroom. The session is open to the public.

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