9th Circuit Appellate Practice Guide. This will be a presentation on the brand new 9th Circuit Appellate Practice Guide. Susan Gelmis, Supervising Motions Attorney, and Susan Soong, Chief Deputy, Operations, of the 9th Circuit are the guest speakers. 1 General CLE Credit. Phone-ins from other locations outside Anchorage are welcomed and encouraged. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for number.