March Law for Lunch - Appellate Process Do's and Don'ts
Thursday, March 16, 2023 (12:30 PM - 1:30 PM) (CDT)
Go over appellate basics, what the appellate process looks like, statutory references to appellate rules, how to perfect an appeal, filing tips, etiquette with the Court, content of briefs/filings, and mistakes to avoid.
Brigid Hoffman is a native of Rapid City, SD and earned her J.D. from the University of South Dakota in 2018. Following graduation, Brigid clerked for the South Dakota Supreme Court, served in the Appellate Division of the Office of the Attorney General, and worked as a Legislative Attorney. She is currently the Administrative Staff Attorney for the South Dakota Supreme Court. In her spare time, Brigid enjoys reading, watching movies, painting, hiking, cooking, and searching for treasures in second-hand stores.
Sarah Thorne earned her J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of South Dakota in 2009. She has served as the head of the appellate division at the Office of the Attorney General since June of 2021. She practices before the South Dakota Supreme Court, the United States District Court District of South Dakota, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Prior to joining the Office of the Attorney General, she worked in private practice for nearly a decade. Sarah is a mother of four and an avid outdoor enthusiast.