De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

De Novo: A Virginia Appellate Law Blog

Jay O’Keeffe practices with Johnson, Rosen & O’Keeffe LLC. in Roanoke, Virginia, where he splits his time between appellate and business litigation. read more

Tag Archives: Guide to Preserving Error

A Trial Lawyer’s Guide to Preserving Error in Virginia, Part 1: Develop an Appellate Strategy

Posted in Appellate Practice
When we talk to trial lawyers at bar events or CLEs, they almost invariably raise two concerns–even fears–about appellate practice. One is missing an arcane deadline, and the other is failing to preserve an issue for appeal. This suggests that our marketing strategy is working we can add value by clarifying some of these issues. As for the… Continue Reading