Criminal and Civil Appeals

Civil and criminal appeals require an in-depth understanding of the rules of law and the justice system. With more than 15 years of litigation experience in Missouri and Illinois, I am able to comprehensively evaluate your case and course-of-action for civil and criminal appeals. I will review and analyze your case and work with you to effectively implement the best appellate strategy including issue selection and oral argument. Appellate services include:

Direct Appeals from civil judgments, including family court or juvenile matters
Direct Appeals from criminal convictions for all offenses, including but not limited to murder, robbery, sex offenses, assault, and DWI
Direct Appeals from loss after administrative hearing, including Petition for Review for driver’s license reinstatement/suspension and hearings before the various State licensing boards including the Board of Healing Arts
Direct Appeals after loss at Post-Conviction Relief (PCR) proceeding at the Circuit or District Court, including ineffective counsel claims under Missouri Rules 24.035 and 29.15 (Form 40) and under Federal Statues 18 U.S.C. 2254 and 2255