Whether you are in a pending appeal – or if you simply anticipate one pre-trial – you need our dedicated team of appellate attorneys to guide you. Our Appellate Practice Group's dual perspective as both trial and appellate lawyers can help you reach your desired results.
Our appellate professionals are more than excellent writers and orators; they have on-the-ground experience as trial lawyers who understand the appellate impact of seemingly inconsequential legal and evidentiary rulings. They will work to strengthen your case and preserve issues for appeal by:
When the time comes for appeal, our appellate attorneys excel at:
Our appellate practice team also works closely with our professional liability team to defend lawyers in licensing proceedings. The Maryland Court of Appeals has original and exclusive jurisdiction in attorney discipline matters. Although each attorney grievance case is referred to the Circuit Court for trial, the Court of Appeals decides whether the attorney violated the Maryland Rules of Attorney's Professional Conduct and any sanction. Our appellate team, which includes former Court of Appeals clerks, helps our professional liability team select issues for briefing and present oral arguments at the Court of Appeals.
Our appellate practice spans all practice areas in state and federal courts. We have won appeals nationwide including: