A successful appeal demands a complete analysis of the record in the lower court, thorough legal research and citation to applicable law, a knowledge of the court rules and civil procedure, a clear and concise writing style, and the strongest, most persuasive oral advocacy. Perhaps most important, is an attention to detail The Monaghan firm has expertise in appellate practice. Our lawyers have been entrusted with defending or pursuing appeals in a wide variety of matters, both at the trial court level on own client matters, as well as assuming the appellate duties on matters previously handled by other law firms.
We have experience with motion practice in the appellate courts, appeals of right, interlocutory appeals, applications for leave to appeal, and amicus curiae briefing.
Our attorneys understand the importance of the different standards of review, applicable precedents, and explaining complex, unfamiliar legal issues to judges and justices and their law clerks when advocating our client’s position on appeal.
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