The Appellate Rules Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association has recently published a revised Appellate Style Manual
. This practical guide to handling North Carolina appeals, which includes guidance on interpreting and complying with the Rules of Appellate Procedure, helpful timetables, and examples of the components of typical appellate filings, can be an invaluable resource for any appellate lawyer. Whether you are new to the practice of appellate law or an experienced appellate practitioner, this Manual is a must-read.
Please also note that the Rules Committee has published an Oral Argument Guide for Appellate Counsel, both for the Supreme Court
and the Court of Appeals