While the Appellate Division, First Department, has generally operated well over the years, certain adjustments may not only save time, money and effort, but also improve the quality and efficiency of our work.

1. Stagger Oral Argument: All attorneys are required to be present for the 2 p.m. calendar call, and must wait until their case is reached. This often causes lawyers to bill clients for waiting time. We should consider implementing staggered calendars which have been adopted in some trial courts.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]