What is an appeal?

At the conclusion of a case, either or both parties may consider appealing a part or the entire decision. Before an appeal is filed, the decision and record in the lower court must be analyzed.

Effective appellate advocacy requires a candid assessment of the strengths and weakness of the case and the costs associated with an appeal, to determine what is ultimately in the best interests RM conducts an analysis of lower court orders to assess the likelihood of success of an appeal, prepare an appellate budget for the case, and prepare an anticipated timeline for the resolution of the appeal.

Our Attorneys represent clients before both federal and state appeals courts. We are experienced in all phases of the appellate process, including:

  • Formulating appellate strategies
  • Identifying and researching critical issues
  • Drafting and editing briefs
  • Presenting oral arguments
  • Preparing post-appeal motions
  • Filing post-trial motions for new trial, remittitur, and judgment as a matter of law
  • Negotiating settlements

RM has achieved proven results at the appellate level. We have a team with analytical skill, extensive legal knowledge, experience, and persuasive writing ability to provide our clients with strategic, effective appellate counsel.

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