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Pursuing a successful appeal requires an Arizona appellate attorney with the skills, experience, and awareness of current appellate law and procedures. It requires appellate lawyers with a full understanding of the appeals process. Our appellate attorneys bring the skills, experience and fresh insight necessary to maximize the chances of success at the appellate level.

Our appellate lawyers stay abreast of current appellate law, and have extensive experience preparing appeals for the Arizona Court of Appeals, the Arizona Supreme Court and the Ninth Circuit. They also have substantial experience pursuing appeals through other state appellate courts and the federal system, right up to and including the United States Supreme Court.

Osborn Maledon's appellate lawyers often work closely with trial lawyers during trial to help properly prepare issues for appeal and pursue interlocutory appeals when appropriate to do so. Outside lawyers also regularly consult our appellate attorneys about their appeals - to assess the advisability of an appeal, to develop strategies for balancing appeal costs and benefits, and to prepare the necessary appellate briefs when an appeal is pursued. As one client observed, "Osborn Maledon’s briefs are better written and more persuasive than any I have seen.” Benchmark Appellate, 2012

Recognized as leaders among the appellate bar, our appellate lawyers' contributions provide the foundation for civil case summaries published monthly by "Arizona Attorney" magazine. Our appellate attorneys are active in the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers, the Arizona State Bar Appellate Practice Committee and the Arizona Appellate Handbook Committee. They are also recognized by "Best Lawyers in America" and "Superlawyers" as some of the best appellate lawyers in the country. Over the years, several of our appellate lawyers have also become appellate judges, and our former colleagues currently sit on the Ninth Circuit, Arizona Supreme Court, and Arizona Court of Appeals.

With their reputation for excellence in appellate law and their widespread experience of state and federal appellate procedures, Osborn Maledon appellate lawyers offer the best possible support for a successful appeal.

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