Appellate Leader Melinda Kollross to Chair DRI’s 2017 Appellate Advocacy Committee Annual Meeting
The Defense Research Institute (“DRI”)’s Appellate Practice Committee has selected Clausen Miller Appellate Partner Melinda Kollross to chair its 2017 Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago October 4-8, 2017. As co-chair of Clausen Miller’s nationally preeminent Appellate Practice Group, Melinda has prosecuted and defended high profile appeals for savvy business and insurance clients in state and federal courts across the country. Melinda regularly shares her appellate expertise with the defense bar through practical published articles in DRI’s For the Defense Magazine, such as “Oral Argument: What It Really Takes to “Please the Court’” (March 2015) and “Evaluating, Negotiating, and Effectuating Settlements on Appeal” (March 2016). She is also Editor-in Chief of Clausen Miller’s quarterly law journal, the CM Report of Recent Decisions (https://www.clausen.com/category/cm-reports/).