At Hermes, Netburn, O’Connor & Spearing, P. C., our seasoned litigators, including a former appellate law clerk, handle all phases of appeals in the state and federal courts from the lowest level to the Supreme Court of the United States. In cases presenting important issues, we often are asked to prepare and file amicus curiae briefs in the appellate courts on behalf of clients in a wide variety of industries such as insurance, construction and manufacturing.
We defend favorable verdicts and work to reverse unfavorable decisions. We take a creative and detail-orientated approach and focus attention on the nuances of the cases. Clients rely upon our proven track record and strong legal writing skills when engaging us to craft well-written briefs for appellate panels.
Appellate practice is unique from other forms of litigation. We understand the intricate rules of procedure and requirements for appellate briefing and have the skill and experience to present persuasive oral arguments. We work with our clients to target the issues and formulate a strategy concomitant with the significance and size of the issues involved. We ensure that the appropriate resources are committed to every appellate project and our clients’ interests are protected.