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Continuing Legal Education at the Bar Association of San Francisco: Committees

Appellate Law

The Appellate Law Section has two major objectives:

  • to provide suggestions to state and federal appellate courts to improve processes and establish procedures that are clear, fair, and efficient
  • to provide continuing education programs for both appellate specialists and other lawyers in an effort to upgrade the quality of practice in the appellate courts


Co-Chair Ben Feuer Ben Feuer
California Appellate Law Group
Co-Chair Kelly Woodruff Kelly Woodruff
California Appellate Law Group
Officer Kelly Woodruff Deborah Quick
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

Brian Sutherland
Reed Smith

Past Chair

David DeJesus David de Jesus
Reed Smith
Executive Committee
    Sarah Ballman
Attorney at Law
    Steve Hirsch
Keker, Van Nest & Peters

Joshua Klein
CA DOJ/Ofc of the Solicitor General
    Josephine Mason
Hanson Bridgett
    Anna Rose Mathieson
California Appellate Law Group
    Josh Patashnik
Munger, Tolles & Olson
    Leah Spero
Spero Law Office
    Theresa Stewart
California Court of Appeal
    Mike Von Loewenfeldt
Kerr & Wagstaffe


General Information?

If you seek general information about a section or committee, email Raquel Cabading (BASF CLE Director) at Or call Raquel at (415) 982-1600.

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