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AlabamaCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Lee County, Alabama

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Lee County, Alabama may also make an oral argument to the judge or judges deciding the appeal.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney for an appellate case, keep in mind that strict timelines often apply to appeals.


Most criminal appellate attorneys in Lee County, Alabama charge flat fees for direct appeals and post conviction cases.


Many of the top appellate attorneys devote a significant portion of their practice to this niche area of the law.


Appellate law in the criminal justice system also includes federal habeas petitions and post-conviction motions for illegal sentences, ineffective assistance of counsel or prosecutorial misconduct.


Many of the top criminal appellate lawyers in the United States belong to The Council of Appellate Lawyers. The CAL is the first and only national appellate bench-bar organization.

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Hal Walker

Hal Walker
Walker Law Firm
225 N. Gay Street
Auburn, AL 36830
Licensed for 22 years, Hal Walker is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

William Todd Crutchfield

William Todd Crutchfield
The Crutchfield Firm, LLC
120 S Ross St
Auburn, AL 36830
Licensed for 23 years, William Todd Crutchfield is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr

Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr
Dean & Barrett
457 South 10th Street
Opelika, AL 36803
Licensed for 45 years, Joseph Lowrie Dean Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Ora Walton III

William Ora Walton III
Walton Law Firm, P.C.
2515 East Glenn Avenue Suite 304
Auburn, AL 36830
Licensed for 37 years, William Ora Walton III is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Philip Allen Thompson

Philip Allen Thompson
Haygood, Cleveland, Pierce, Mattson & Thompson, LLP
611 E Glenn Ave
Auburn, AL 36831
Licensed for 23 years, Philip Allen Thompson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Wesley McCollum Jr

John Wesley McCollum Jr
McCollum Crutchfield and Wilson, PC
363B E Glenn Ave
Auburn, AL 36830
John Wesley McCollum Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Benny Charles Hand Jr

Benny Charles Hand Jr
114 N 8th St
Opelika, AL 36801
Licensed for 31 years, Benny Charles Hand Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian Jay Bogdany

Brian Jay Bogdany
The Bogdany Law Firm, L.L.P.
165 E Magnolia Ave Ste 225
Auburn, AL 36830
Licensed for 6 years, Brian Jay Bogdany is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

ACDLA serves as the unified voice of the state's criminal defense community, promoting excellence in the practice of criminal law and protecting the rights of the accused.


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