On October 5, 2018, Kansas R. Gooden moderated a panel on U.S. Supreme Court Practice in Washington, DC. The panel included U.S. Supreme Court practitioners: Beth Brinkmann, Esq. of Covington & Burling, LLP, Benjamin Mizer, Esq. of Jones Day, and Joseph Palmore of Morrison Foerster. The panel discussed appellate practice in the U.S. Supreme Court and offered pointers and practical advice, drawing upon their years of experience in various aspects of appellate advocacy in Washington, D.C. This presentation was a part of the Florida Bar’s Appellate Practice Section’s Fall Retreat.
Kansas Gooden is a Board Certified Appellate Specialist, AV rated, and serves as the firm’s appellate practice group leader. She has extensive experience handling all types of civil appellate proceedings, including extraordinary writs and plenary appeals, in state and federal courts. She also provides trial and litigation support to attorneys throughout the state. Kansas is highly involved in the state and local bar associations and has served in many leadership roles. She currently is the Chair of the FDLA’s Amicus Committee and serves on the Board of Directors for the organization. Kansas is a frequent lecturer and travels the state presenting seminars and presentations on various topics to both attorneys and adjusters.