Since 1994, Office of the Appellate Defender has hosted First Monday in October.
This annual fundraising event features a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument, followed by an awards ceremony at which the Milton S. Gould Award for Outstanding Advocacy is presented to two of the most highly regarded advocates in the nation and the OAD Counsel for Justice Award is presented each year to a prominent in-house counsel who exemplifies OAD’s commitment to justice.
OAD's 23rd Annual First Monday in October
APPLE, INC. v. F.B.I.
A hypothetical case that confronts the tension between individual privacy and the needs of law enforcement in the digital age.
Recipients of the Gould Award for Outstanding Advocacy
DAVID M. ZORNOW
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
LEWIS J. LIMAN
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
HON. JONATHAN LIPPMAN
Recipient of OAD Counsel for Justice Award
Antonia M. Apps
Jonathan P. Bach
G. Michael Bellinger
Marc P. Berger
Lori E. Lesser
Hallie B. Levin
Tai H. Park
Anthony L. Ricco