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CaliforniaCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Sonoma County, California

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Sonoma County, 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 Sonoma County, 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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Orchid Vaghti

Orchid Vaghti
Law Office of Orchid Vaghti
703 2nd Street Suite 212
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 13 years, Orchid Vaghti is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Joshua Matthew Dale

Joshua Matthew Dale
PO Box 151
Monte Rio, CA 95462
Licensed for 18 years, Joshua Matthew Dale is a DUI / DWI and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School Of Law... read more >

R. Ryan Wilber

R. Ryan Wilber
Wilber Law Offices
509 7th Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 12 years, R. Ryan Wilber is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

James Jason Clark

James Jason Clark
James J. Clark Law Offices, P.C.
7770 Healdsburg Ave Suite A
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Licensed for 20 years, James Jason Clark is a Marijuana Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Colorado Law - University of Colorado ... read more >

Omar Curiel Figueroa

Omar Curiel Figueroa
Law Offices of Omar Figueroa
7770 Healdsburg Ave
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Licensed for 26 years, Omar Curiel Figueroa is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended Stanford University Law School... read more >

Evan Ephraim Zelig

Evan Ephraim Zelig
Law Offices of Evan E. Zelig, P.C.
703 2nd Street
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 21 years, Evan Ephraim Zelig is a Criminal Defense and Marijuana Law lawyer who attended McGeorge School Of Law University of ... read more >

Ronald Michael Dinan

Ronald Michael Dinan
Ronald Dinan & Associates
411 Russell Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 48 years, Ronald Michael Dinan is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer who attended Oklahoma City University Law School... read more >

Joseph William Bisbiglia

Joseph William Bisbiglia
740 4th St Suite 213
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 22 years, Joseph William Bisbiglia is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University School Of Law... read more >

Peter E. Goldbeck

Peter E. Goldbeck
131-A Stony Circle Suite 500
Santa Rosa, CA 95405
Licensed for 40 years, Peter E. Goldbeck is a Personal Injury and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of California, Davis Scho... read more >

Steven Harold Fabian

Steven Harold Fabian
Steven Fabian, Attorney at Law
600 Administration Dr # 111J
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 48 years, Steven Harold Fabian is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School of Law... read more >

Steven Bruce Taxman

Steven Bruce Taxman
Law Offices of Steven Taxman
250 D St Ste 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 28 years, Steven Bruce Taxman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended William Mitchell College of Law... read more >

Joe Rogoway

Joe Rogoway
Law Offices of Joe Rogoway
250 D St. Ste 208
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 19 years, Joe Rogoway is a Business Law and Police Misconduct lawyer who attended University of San Francisco School Of Law... read more >

Amy Elizabeth Chapman

Amy Elizabeth Chapman
703 2nd St Suite 407
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 24 years, Amy Elizabeth Chapman is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Charles W Applegate

Charles W Applegate
Applegate Law Office
700 College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 21 years, Charles W Applegate is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Barry Melton

Barry Melton
PO Box 116
Petaluma, CA 94953
Licensed for 42 years, Barry Melton is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Ocean Univ... read more >

Chris Peter Andrian

Chris Peter Andrian
Andrian & Gallenson
1100 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 52 years, Chris Peter Andrian is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

James K Carroll

James K Carroll
3450 Mendocino Ave Suite A, Building E
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 11 years, James K Carroll is a Trusts and Estate Planning lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

David Bryan Schwartz

David Bryan Schwartz
1275 4th St Ste 601
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 21 years, David Bryan Schwartz is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Daniel B Beck

Daniel B Beck
Beck Law P.C.
228 Windsor River Rd Ste 236
Windsor, CA 95492
Licensed for 49 years, Daniel B Beck is a DUI / DWI and Business Law lawyer who attended Loyola Law School - Loyola Marymount University... read more >

Kevin McConnell

Kevin McConnell
Law Offices of Kevin McConnell
700 College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 23 years, Kevin McConnell is a DUI / DWI and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

B Kay Klein

B Kay Klein
Law Offices of John M Fitzgibbons
16849 Estrella Dr
Sonoma, CA 95476
Licensed for 35 years, B Kay Klein is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Emory University School of Law... read more >

Bruce Griffith Enos

Bruce Griffith Enos
Attorney at Law
1275 4th St Ste 639
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 49 years, Bruce Griffith Enos is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Peter Lafond Kuykendall

Peter Lafond Kuykendall
537 4th St Ste C
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 12 years, Peter Lafond Kuykendall is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Fowler School of Law - Chapman University... read more >

Heather L Wise

Heather L Wise
575 W College Ave Suite 205
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 9 years, Heather L Wise is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Bryan D Sampson

Bryan D Sampson
9048 Brooks Rd S Ste 322
Windsor, CA 95492
Bryan D Sampson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Univ of San Diego School of Law San Diego CA... read more >

Samuel Thomas Daw

Samuel Thomas Daw
2901 Cleveland Ave # 201
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 11 years, Samuel Thomas Daw is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Valorie Ann Bader

Valorie Ann Bader
3554 Round Barn Blvd Ste 300
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 38 years, Valorie Ann Bader is a Criminal Defense and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Sarah Baxter Kaplan

Sarah Baxter Kaplan
1275 4th St Ste 224
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 18 years, Sarah Baxter Kaplan is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of San Diego School of Law... read more >

Donald Lawrence Lipmanson

Donald Lawrence Lipmanson
1413 Deer Ln
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Licensed for 29 years, Donald Lawrence Lipmanson is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended John F Kennedy University Scho... read more >

Rebecca Patricia Mendribil

Rebecca Patricia Mendribil
200B St
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 15 years, Rebecca Patricia Mendribil is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Jarin Alexander Beck

Jarin Alexander Beck
Beck Law P.C.
3554 Round Barn Blvd Ste 300
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 13 years, Jarin Alexander Beck is a Medical Malpractice and Business Law lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Scott J Emerick

Scott J Emerick
200 B St #204
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 7 years, Scott J Emerick is a Family Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Constance Burtnett

Constance Burtnett
Law Firm of Constance Burtnett
5213 El Mercado Pkwy d
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 20 years, Constance Burtnett is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Stephen M Gallenson

Stephen M Gallenson
Andrian & Gallenson
1100 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 42 years, Stephen M Gallenson is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Lewis and Clark Law School... read more >

Jane Gaskell

Jane Gaskell
Andrian & Gallenson
1100 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 14 years, Jane Gaskell is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

John F LemMon

John F LemMon
Law Ofc John F LemMon
13750 Arnold Dr
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Licensed for 35 years, John F LemMon is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Amanda Kaija Roze

Amanda Kaija Roze
Amanda K. Roze, Attorney at Law
708 Gravenstein Hwy N Ste 312
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Licensed for 20 years, Amanda Kaija Roze is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

James David Allen

James David Allen
726 College Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 38 years, James David Allen is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Jonathan Emanuel Berger

Jonathan Emanuel Berger
7272 Elphick Rd
Sebastopol, CA 95472
Licensed for 25 years, Jonathan Emanuel Berger is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Martin J Kilgariff

Martin J Kilgariff
8692 Oakmont Dr
Santa Rosa, CA 95409
Licensed for 45 years, Martin J Kilgariff is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Lincoln Univ... read more >

Angelina Jacquelyn-Marie Potter

Angelina Jacquelyn-Marie Potter
600 Administration Dr Rm 111J
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 15 years, Angelina Jacquelyn-Marie Potter is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Empire Coll School Of Law... read more >

Philip Torkom Prince

Philip Torkom Prince
1882 Adobe Creek Dr
Petaluma, CA 94954
Licensed for 43 years, Philip Torkom Prince is a Personal Injury and Commercial Real Estate Law lawyer who attended University of San Franc... read more >

Brian John Thomas Purtill

Brian John Thomas Purtill
50 Santa Rosa Ave Suite 420
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Licensed for 40 years, Brian John Thomas Purtill is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of San Francisco ... read more >

Kristine Mary Burk

Kristine Mary Burk
432 Russell Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 29 years, Kristine Mary Burk is a Criminal Defense and Appellate Law lawyer who attended UC Hastings College of the Law... read more >

Robert Malcolm Sowell

Robert Malcolm Sowell
PO Box 966
Glen Ellen, CA 95442
Licensed for 42 years, Robert Malcolm Sowell is a Criminal Defense and Wills lawyer who attended Golden Gate University School of Law... read more >

Mitchell Bruce Greenberg

Mitchell Bruce Greenberg
100 Stony Point Rd Ste 200
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Licensed for 40 years, Mitchell Bruce Greenberg is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of San Francisco S... read more >

Michelle C Rafferty

Michelle C Rafferty
6000 State Farm Dr
Rohnert Park, CA 94928
Licensed for 10 years, Michelle C Rafferty is a Criminal Defense and Business Law lawyer who attended University of Connecticut School of L... read more >

Michael Peter Bandiera Jr

Michael Peter Bandiera Jr
2218 Versaro Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
Licensed for 43 years, Michael Peter Bandiera Jr is a Appellate Law and Workers Compensation lawyer who attended Southwestern Law School... 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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