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Results of the Twitter Brief Contest

As I wrote about here, the State Bar Appellate Section sponsored a Twitter brief contest in conjunction with the recent Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course in Austin.  The winners were announced during the Section’s annual meeting.

The official PowerPoint containing the winning entries and several honorable mentions is embedded below for everyone’s enjoyment.

I intend to put up a couple more follow-up posts about the conference over the next few days. At least one of them will further demonstrate that appellate lawyers can have fun, too.

D. Todd Smith
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D. Todd Smith is an Austin-based civil appellate specialist who works with trial teams from the earliest stages of litigation. In trial courts, he takes the lead on strategic analysis and briefing, jury charges, and potentially dispositive motions, all with a focus on preserving error and positioning cases for appellate review.

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