Experienced Appellate Attorneys Based in White Plains, NY
A judge's decision is not necessarily the end of your lawsuit
or jury trial. You and the other parties have the right to appeal the
decision to a higher court, where evidence is reviewed to determine if
the ruling was correct. A successful appeal might result in, for
example, a new trial, a change in the amount of damages owed or the
reversal of a verdict.
Our White Plains appellate attorneys are highly qualified and able to obtain a favorable outcome
for you in the New York State and federal appellate system. Indeed, we have successfully argued a number of cases in the highest
Court in the State of New York as well as in the Second and Third Circuit Courts of
An appeal is
decided on written briefs, the effectiveness of which are a function of the strengths of the respective attorneys--their intelligence,
analytical abilities, experience and command of both language and
cutting-edge legal issues. That Collier Halpern's appellate attorneys consistently exhibits these qualities and skills is evidenced by our winning record.
How We Work
We identify the issues in your case by reading the trial transcript,
consulting with you and your trial counsel and reviewing motions filed
during trial. We then conduct legal research and analysis, assessing
the strength of each issue. Then, having evaluated and prioritized the
issues, we formulate our strategy, construct the brief and prepare for
Writing the brief is a lengthy, painstaking process that involves
careful and creative drafting by Collier Halpern attorneys who excel in the art and
science of written language. Repeated review, incorporation
of input from you and your trial counsel, and constant refinement
continue until the time when the brief must be filed.
During an appeal, our attorneys focus primarily on answering
questions, not on asking them as they would during trial. The brief is
intended to answer obvious questions. During oral arguments, our
lawyers are thoroughly prepared to provide quick, thoughtful answers to questions
asked by the judge.
You can rely on our skill and experience
Contact us to discuss the
outcome of your trial with one of our experienced appellate attorneys,
who will help you determine if an appeal is in your best interest.