I assist clients and/or their trial counsel in California's appellate courts, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. I am a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. I am one of about 300 certified specialists in this practice area in the State of California.
Recent statistics published by California's Judicial Council show that civil appeals are reversed about 17% of the time. When I represent an appellant, over the course of almost 30 years of handling civil appeals my reversal rate is over 3 times that.
For almost 30 years, and from March 1993 to the present exclusively, I have handled civil appeals in a wide variety of issues, including administrative, business, real estate, family law, personal injury, probate, and procedural issues. I also help clients and trial counsel preserve or create a record on appeal by appropriate pre- or post-trial motions. In addition to California's state appellate courts, I am also admitted to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.