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Myra Mossman

Myra Mossman

Federal Criminal Appeals Attorney, in the 9th Circuit
  • Appeals & Appellate
  • Michigan
Claimed Lawyer Profile

A solo practitioner specializing in federal criminal appeals in the Ninth Circuit. Handled all aspects of complex appeals of major federal crimes occurring in Los Angeles and Central California. Myra Mossman, Esq. has extensive experience in presenting oral argument including an appearance before the Supreme Court of the United States and numerous appearances in the Ninth Circuit. Over fourteen years of appellate experience in all areas including securities fraud, banking fraud, Hobbs Act armed robbery, money laundering, conspiracy to defraud the United States, drug offenses, income tax fraud, weapons, and sentencing concerns. Prevailed in a Special Appointment from an appeal arising in the District of Guam and in other Ninth Circuit published opinions. Successfully invalidated appeal waivers. Was awarded remands to the federal district court to reduce the amount of restitution in a number of decisions. Successful against the IRS in a number of claims. Ms. Mossman’s unique analytical and intuitive skills enhance her meeting her client’s needs. She is also available for lectures. Myra is admitted to the Michigan Bar, Sixth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, United States Tax Court, and the United States Supreme Court, as well as in Canada. Significant Published Cases: United States v. Dominguez-Benitez, 542 U.S. 74 (2004 )(plain error review of change of plea hearing); United States v. Morgan and Goodman, 376 F.3d 1002 (9th Cir. 2004)(fraud loss at sentencing, judicial misconduct); United States v. Freeman, 498 F.3d 893 (9th Cir. 2007)(expert

Professional Associations
Michigan State Bar  # 46686
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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6th Circuit
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9th Circuit
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Practice Area
    Appeals & Appellate
    Federal Appeals
Websites & Blogs
My Random Death - A Memoir
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1501 Santa Barbara St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Telephone: (805) 963-9595