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Demystifying Family Law Appeals

What Trial and Appellate Attorneys Should Know

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Date Published

June 28, 2021


San Diego County Bar Association


Appellate Specialization, Family Law


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Presented by:
The Family Law and Appellate Practice Sections of the San Diego County Bar Association, and the San Diego Family Law Bar Association

This program is worth 1.0 MCLE Credit; 1.0 Family Law Specialization Credit; 1.0 Appellate Practice Specialization Credit


  • Associate Justice Patricia Guerrero, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division 1.
  • Victoria Fuller, Partner at Niddrie Addams Fuller and Singh, LLP, Certified Appellate Specialist
  • John Sylvester, Cage & Miles, LLP, Certified Family Law Specialist


  • Melanie Gold, Senior Attorney, California Court of Appeal, Fourth Appellate District, Division 1

Our expert panel - Justice Patricia Guerrero, Certified Appellate Specialist Victoria Fuller, and Certified Family Law Specialist John Sylvester - will present on family law appeals. The panelists will provide valuable information to help trial attorneys preserve the arguments for appeal, counsel clients about the appellate process, as well as help appellate attorneys understand the nuances of a family law appeal.

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Hon. Patricia Guerrero
California Court of Appeal - Fourth Appellate District, Division 1

Patricia Guerrero was appointed Associate Justice, Division One of the Fourth District Court of Appeal, on November 2, 2017. ... Read More

Victoria Fuller
Partner, Certified Appellate Specialist - Niddrie Addams Fuller and Singh, LLP

Victoria is certified as a specialist in appellate law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. She... Read More

John Sylvester
Certified Family Law Specialist - Cage & Miles, LLP

John Sylvester is a lead attorney with the law firm of Cage & Miles, LLP. He practices primarily in family law, including... Read More

Melanie Gold

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Demystifying Family Law Appeals - Video
Demystifying Family Law Appeals - Handout
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