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New MexicoCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 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 Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 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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Edward Michael Gallegos

Edward Michael Gallegos
Gallegos Law Firm
PO Box 83
Lindrith, NM 87029
Edward Michael Gallegos is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William A Short

William A Short
HC 75 Box 1243
Los Ojos, NM 87551
William A Short is a Criminal Defense lawyer... 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.

New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

NMCDLA works to assist and educate criminal defense attorneys and promotes fairness in the criminal justice system.

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