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Appellate Advocacy

Legal Services for Your Appellate Needs

When appealing your case or facets of your case, you need a first-class appellate attorney on your team. One who has a mastery of the complex rules of appellate procedure, the analytical skills to view appellate issues from a judge’s perspective, and the exceptional writing and oral advocacy skills that will effectively present your appellate argument.

Accomplished Appellate Attorneys

You will discover why Carter Conboy is recognized as a local leader in appellate practice. Our attorneys have exceptional reputations for delivering success in appellate matters both for our clients and through routine referrals of from outside counsel who trust us with their client’s appellate issues.

Carter Conboy is home to Thomas E. Mercure, retired Justice of the New York State Appellate Division. With 33 years of experience as a jurist in state Supreme and Appellate courts, Judge Mercure has a profound and practiced view of appellate procedure from the bench. He is the embodiment of the appellate attorney you need in your case.

James A. Resila is a highly recognized appellate attorney with a history of success. Jim has been recognized as a “Best Lawyer” in Appellate Practice by Best Lawyers in America® and named “Lawyer of the Year” in Appellate Practice for 2018.

Our appellate attorneys apply their seasoned litigation skills, knowledge from the bench, experience in the courtroom, and command of the complex rules of appellate procedure, to achieve appellate success.

Comprehensive Appellate Services

At Carter Conboy, we handle a wide range of appellate matters, from all areas of civil litigation to bankruptcy and criminal issues, before state and federal courts throughout New York, Massachusetts, and Vermont.

Our comprehensive appellate services include:

  • Proactive and strategic attention to appellate issues throughout the litigation process
  • Analysis of lower court precedents to access viability of appellate success
  • Analysis of appellate costs and expenses
  • Pre-trial motion practice
  • Preserving the trial record for potential appellate issues
  • Post-trial motion practice
  • Settlement negotiation during the course of appeal
  • Preparation of appellate briefs and records
  • Oral argument
  • Recovery of Bill of Costs

Whether your appeal involves complex legal or procedural issues, or perhaps both, the attorneys at Carter Conboy have the means and proficiency to help you succeed.

Beyond Appellate Advocacy

At Carter Conboy, we are able to support you beyond your appellate matters. Our team of experienced and dedicated attorneys, combined with our diversified practice spanning 20 industries and 40 service areas, have you covered. From preparing your will, to defending you in litigation, to protecting your business interests, the strength of our team is the answer to your many legal needs.