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MassachusettsCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Worcester County, Massachusetts

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Worcester County, Massachusetts 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 Worcester County, Massachusetts 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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William S. Smith

William S. Smith
The Law Office of William S. Smith
997 Main Street PO. Box 282
Holden, MA 1520
Licensed for 24 years, William S. Smith is a Criminal Defense and Drug Crimes lawyer... read more >

Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy
Murphy & Rudolf LLP
1 Mercantile Street Suite 740
Worcester, MA 01608
Licensed for 15 years, Brian Murphy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended College of the Holy Cross... read more >

Marshall Gould

Marshall Gould
Gould & Ettenberg, P.C.
370 Main Street Suite 1050
Worcester, MA 01608
Licensed for 48 years, Marshall Gould is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Catherine M. Gallagher

Catherine M. Gallagher
Law Office of Catherine M. Gallagher
255 Park Avenue Suite 1000
Worcester, MA 01609
Licensed for 9 years, Catherine M. Gallagher is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Massachusetts School of... read more >

William Gadbois

William Gadbois
Law Offices of Gadbois, Audet and Associates, LLC.
17 Douglas Rd. 855
Webster, MA 01570
William Gadbois is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

S. T. Aitken

S. T. Aitken
Aitken, Chacharone & Power, P.C Attorneys At Law
1 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
S. T. Aitken is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Edward P Ryan Jr

Edward P Ryan Jr
O'Connor and Ryan, PC
61 Academy Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Edward P Ryan Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard A Mulhearn Jr

Richard A Mulhearn Jr
Law Office of Richard A. Mulhearn, P.C.
71 Elm Street Suite 206
Worcester, MA 01609
Licensed for 41 years, Richard A Mulhearn Jr is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Robert F Casey Jr

Robert F Casey Jr
Robert F. Casey, Jr., PC
249 Ayer Road Suite 102
Harvard, MA 01451
Robert F Casey Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jaclyn Rose Greenhalgh

Jaclyn Rose Greenhalgh
Gould & Ettenberg, PC
370 Main Street Suite 1050
Worcester, MA 01608
Jaclyn Rose Greenhalgh is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jennifer LaBaire

Jennifer LaBaire
Law Office of Jennifer L. LaBaire
2 Washington Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Jennifer LaBaire is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Geoffrey Edwards Spofford

Geoffrey Edwards Spofford
Lian, Zarrow, Eynon & Shea
34 Mechanic Street
Worcester, MA 01608
Geoffrey Edwards Spofford is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven M Vaillancourt

Steven M Vaillancourt
279 Main St
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Licensed for 24 years, Steven M Vaillancourt is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Joan Marie Griffin

Joan Marie Griffin
P.O. Box 133
Dubin, MA 03444
Joan Marie Griffin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marina R Matuzek

Marina R Matuzek
4 Austin Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Marina R Matuzek is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Beverly B Chorbajian

Beverly B Chorbajian
Beverly B. Chorbajian, Esq.
390 Main Street Suite 659
Worcester, MA 01608
Beverly B Chorbajian is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter L Ettenberg

Peter L Ettenberg
Gould & Ettenberg, P.C.
370 Main St. Suite 1050
Worcester, MA 01608
Peter L Ettenberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven William Panagiotes

Steven William Panagiotes
2 Ashby State Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Steven William Panagiotes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Patrick K Burke

Patrick K Burke
Law Office of Patrick K. Burke
90 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453
Patrick K Burke is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Melissa Ann Dineen

Melissa Ann Dineen
YAD LPCS
340 Main Street Suite 720
Worcester, MA 01608
Melissa Ann Dineen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jacqueline Marie Dutton

Jacqueline Marie Dutton
Committee For Public Counsel Services
340 Main Street #724
Worcester, MA 01608
Jacqueline Marie Dutton is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeffrey B Goldstein

Jeffrey B Goldstein
Attorney Jeffrey B. Goldstein
56 William Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Jeffrey B Goldstein is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael S Hussey

Michael S Hussey
Comm For Public Cnsl Services
340 Main Street Suite 724
Worcester, MA 01608
Michael S Hussey is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ann E Johnston

Ann E Johnston
Law Office of Ann Johnston
West Park Drive Suite 280
Westborough, MA 01581
Ann E Johnston is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Brian E Murphy

Brian E Murphy
Law Office of Brian E. Murphy
46 Wachusett Street
Worcester, MA 01609
Brian E Murphy is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Timothy W Murphy

Timothy W Murphy
Timothy W. Murphy, Esquire
11 Park Street Suite 3
Leominster, MA 01453
Timothy W Murphy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Laurel A Singer

Laurel A Singer
Committee For Public Counsel Services
340 Main Street Suite 724
Worcester, MA 01608
Laurel A Singer is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Sean M Smith

Sean M Smith
Committee for Public Counsel Services
340 Main Street Suite 725
Worcester, MA 01608
Sean M Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Leonard Joseph Staples

Leonard Joseph Staples
Attorney at Law
77 Crosby Road
Ashburnham, MA 01430
Leonard Joseph Staples is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Elizabeth Ann Connor

Elizabeth Ann Connor
340 Main St. #725
Worcester, MA 01608
Elizabeth Ann Connor is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael P Gerace

Michael P Gerace
PO Box 20304
Worcester, MA 01602
Michael P Gerace is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

James William Rosseel

James William Rosseel
P.O.Box 60093
Worcester, MA 01606
James William Rosseel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jane Shepard

Jane Shepard
PO Box 2861
Worcester, MA 01613
Jane Shepard is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lynn M Turcotte

Lynn M Turcotte
484 Main Street Suite 520
Worcester, MA 01608
Lynn M Turcotte is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tom Vukmirovits

Tom Vukmirovits
11 Foster Street 3rd Floor
Worcester, MA 01608
Tom Vukmirovits is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Stacey R Kaelin

Stacey R Kaelin
109 Ann Lee Rd
Harvard, MA 01451
Stacey R Kaelin is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Eugene Lumelsky

Eugene Lumelsky
Law Office of Eugene Lumelsky
153 Worthington Avenue
Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Licensed for 18 years, Eugene Lumelsky is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >
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