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CaliforniaCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Fresno, California

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in California 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 California 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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Terry Alan Wapner

Terry Alan Wapner
Wapner Jones, PC.
401 W Fallbrook Ave Suite 201
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 33 years, Terry Alan Wapner is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Tina Marie Barberi

Tina Marie Barberi
Law Offices of Tina M. Barberi, PC
7493 N Ingram Ave Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 19 years, Tina Marie Barberi is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Jonathan Rooker

Jonathan Rooker
The Law Office of Jonathan Rooker
191 W. Shaw Ste 209
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 8 years, Jonathan Rooker is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of Florida... read more >

Michael G. McKneely

Michael G. McKneely
Michael McKneely, Criminal Defense Lawyer
2300 Tulare Street Ste 115
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 11 years, Michael G. McKneely is a White Collar Crime and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law Universi... read more >

Daljit S Rakkar

Daljit S Rakkar
Law Men
2300 Tulare Street Suite 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 8 years, Daljit S Rakkar is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin COL... read more >

Gregory Warren Fox

Gregory Warren Fox
The Law Office of Gregory W. Fox
191 West Shaw Avenue 208
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 15 years, Gregory Warren Fox is a DUI / DWI and Civil Rights lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

James Patrick Lambe

James Patrick Lambe
5132 North Palm Avenue, P.M.B. 240
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 43 years, James Patrick Lambe is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Illinois College ... read more >

Sam Salhab

Sam Salhab
Law Office of Sam Salhab
2300 Tulare St #120
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 13 years, Sam Salhab is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Thomas Jefferson School Of Law... read more >

Brian C Andritch

Brian C Andritch
Law Office of Brian C. Andritch
2140 Merced Street Suite 105
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 21 years, Brian C Andritch is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific... read more >

Roger Taylor Nuttall

Roger Taylor Nuttall
Nuttall & Coleman
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 51 years, Roger Taylor Nuttall is a Criminal Defense and Federal Crimes lawyer who attended Hastings College of Law, Universit... read more >

David Raymond Mugridge

David Raymond Mugridge
Law Offices of David R Mugridge
5767 E Park Cir Dr
Fresno, CA 93727
Licensed for 34 years, David Raymond Mugridge is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Curtis Bonghoon Sok

Curtis Bonghoon Sok
Law Offices of Curtis B. Sok
452 N Blackstone Ave
Fresno, CA 93701
Licensed for 21 years, Curtis Bonghoon Sok is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Argosy University... read more >

W. Scott Quinlan

W. Scott Quinlan
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 39 years, W. Scott Quinlan is a Criminal Defense and Medical Malpractice lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

James Raymond Homola

James Raymond Homola
2950 Mariposa St Ste 250
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 46 years, James Raymond Homola is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt

Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt
2445 Capitol St Ste 150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 33 years, Jeffrey T. Hammerschmidt is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended University of Missouri Sch... read more >

Edward Marshall Hodgkins

Edward Marshall Hodgkins
1186 W Shaw Ave Ste 103
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 43 years, Edward Marshall Hodgkins is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Franz Andre-Mari Criego

Franz Andre-Mari Criego
PO Box 661
Fresno, CA 93709
Licensed for 39 years, Franz Andre-Mari Criego is a Criminal Defense and Child Custody / Visitation lawyer who attended Northrop Univ Schoo... read more >

Mark A Broughton

Mark A Broughton
2300 Tulare St Ste 215
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 42 years, Mark A Broughton is a Criminal Defense and White Collar Crime lawyer who attended Western State College of Law at Ar... read more >

Rick Horowitz

Rick Horowitz
2014 Tulare St #627
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 13 years, Rick Horowitz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Michael Evan Mitchell

Michael Evan Mitchell
334 W Shaw Ave a
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 15 years, Michael Evan Mitchell is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Richard Mehdi Oberto

Richard Mehdi Oberto
516 W Shaw Ave Ste 200
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 14 years, Richard Mehdi Oberto is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Berkeley School of Law... read more >

Jon Kiyoshi Renge

Jon Kiyoshi Renge
Law Office of Jon K. Renge
1340 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 23 years, Jon Kiyoshi Renge is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the... read more >

Mark Wade Coleman

Mark Wade Coleman
Nuttall Coleman & Drandell
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 30 years, Mark Wade Coleman is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Jack Carson Revvill

Jack Carson Revvill
Law Office of Jack Carson Revvill
2950 Mariposa St Ste 140
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 29 years, Jack Carson Revvill is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Margarita Maria Martinez

Margarita Maria Martinez
Law Office of Margarita Martinez-Baly
2333 Merced St
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 32 years, Margarita Maria Martinez is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Roger Dale Wilson

Roger Dale Wilson
2377 W Shaw Ave Ste 208
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 23 years, Roger Dale Wilson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Scott Damian Baly

Scott Damian Baly
2135 Fresno St # 100
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 22 years, Scott Damian Baly is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended California Western School of Law... read more >

Christopher Michael Irwin

Christopher Michael Irwin
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, Christopher Michael Irwin is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Santa Clara University School of Law... read more >

William Carrick Hahesy Jr

William Carrick Hahesy Jr
Law Offices of William C. Hahesy, Jr.
225 W Shaw Ave # 105
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 38 years, William Carrick Hahesy Jr is a Workers Compensation and Administrative Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School of La... read more >

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa

Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa
2135 Fresno St # 100
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 27 years, Lourdes Rodriguez Espinosa is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Erin Ormonde

Erin Ormonde
2115 Kern St Ste 101
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Erin Ormonde is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Miles Austin Harris

Miles Austin Harris
2115 Kern St 101M
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 14 years, Miles Austin Harris is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Becky Gong

Becky Gong
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Becky Gong is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Nathan Joel Lambert

Nathan Joel Lambert
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 17 years, Nathan Joel Lambert is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Syracuse Univ College of Law... read more >

Kathy Ann Marousek

Kathy Ann Marousek
2220 Tulare St # 300
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 26 years, Kathy Ann Marousek is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Amythest Louise Freeman

Amythest Louise Freeman
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 17 years, Amythest Louise Freeman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

William J Lacy

William J Lacy
2220 Tulare St Ste 1000
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 16 years, William J Lacy is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Shanna Nicole Hesketh

Shanna Nicole Hesketh
Sawl Law Group
5412 N Palm Ave Ste 101
Fresno, CA 93704
Licensed for 3 years, Shanna Nicole Hesketh is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

William Richard Frank

William Richard Frank
Law Offices of William R Frank
1327 N St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 33 years, William Richard Frank is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Laura Maureen Boyd

Laura Maureen Boyd
2014 Tulare St Ste 402
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 10 years, Laura Maureen Boyd is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Dan Moseley

Dan Moseley
2014 Tulare St Ste 611
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 3 years, Dan Moseley is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Ann Marie Bennett

Ann Marie Bennett
2444 Main St #150
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 9 years, Ann Marie Bennett is a Criminal Defense and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

David Estevez Munoz

David Estevez Munoz
3333 E American Ave Building 701, Ste E
Fresno, CA 93725
Licensed for 13 years, David Estevez Munoz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Kevin Gerard Little

Kevin Gerard Little
Law Office of Kevin G. Little
1225 E Divisadero St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 25 years, Kevin Gerard Little is a Health Law and Civil Rights lawyer who attended Harvard Law School... read more >

William Lionel Schmidt

William Lionel Schmidt
William L. Schmidt,Attorney at Law, P.C.
377 W Fallbrook Ave Ste 205
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 20 years, William Lionel Schmidt is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended McGeorge School of Law - University of the Pacific... read more >

Marina Gonzales

Marina Gonzales
Law Ofc Marina Gonzales
1315 Divisadero St
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 23 years, Marina Gonzales is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Annette T Smurr

Annette T Smurr
Law Office of Annette T. Smurr
2014 Tulare St Suite 528
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 18 years, Annette T Smurr is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Carol Ann Moses

Carol Ann Moses
7636 N Ingram Ave Ste 104
Fresno, CA 93711
Licensed for 27 years, Carol Ann Moses is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >

Hristo Kostadinov Bijev

Hristo Kostadinov Bijev
1330 L St B
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 19 years, Hristo Kostadinov Bijev is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Davis School of Law... read more >

Ronald Dewey Smith

Ronald Dewey Smith
2014 Tulare St #627
Fresno, CA 93721
Licensed for 43 years, Ronald Dewey Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended San Joaquin College of Law... read more >
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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.


California Attorneys for Criminal Justice

CACJ works to preserve due process and defend the rights of the accused while providing quality continuing legal education courses to criminal defense lawyers in the State of California.


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