Appellate lawyer with more than 20 years experience handling complex state and federal appeals in New York and elsewhere. Adjunct professor teaching appellate practice in Ivy League Law School. Experience in United States Supreme Court.
Appeals & Appellate
Civil Appeals, Federal Appeals
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
J.D. | Law
Onondaga County Bar Association
CLE Committee Member
Cornell Unversity School of Law
Adjunct Professor, Advanced Persuasive Writing and Appellate Advocacy
Activities: Teach course to second year law students about learning strategies and skills that enhance the chance of winning an appeal. Lecture topics: writing a persuasive statement of facts; what good judges are taught about good writing; methods to achieve clarity, brevity, and logic; issue selection; effective use of precedent; establishing credibility; understanding non-legal factors that influence decisions; appellate procedure and standards of review; the winning opening statement; handling questions from the bench.