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North DakotaCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in North Dakota

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in North Dakota 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 North Dakota 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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Alexander F Reichert

Alexander F Reichert
218 S 3rd St
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Licensed for 16 years, Alexander F Reichert is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended The University of North Dakota Sc... read more >

Kevin J Chapman

Kevin J Chapman
Chapman Law Firm, PC
417 1st Ave. E. Suite 5
Williston, ND 58801
Licensed for 26 years, Kevin J Chapman is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of North Dakota S... read more >

Thomas F Murtha IV

Thomas F Murtha IV
Murtha Law Office
135 Sims St Suite 217
Dickinson, ND 58601
Licensed for 8 years, Thomas F Murtha IV is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Rick Sand

Rick Sand
Sand Law, PLLC
125 Main Street North #215
Williston, ND 58801
Licensed for 6 years, Rick Sand is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Peter Welte

Peter Welte
Vogel Law Firm
3351 32nd Ave. South Suite C
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Licensed for 22 years, Peter Welte is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer... read more >

Gretchen Handy

Gretchen Handy
Handy Law Group PLLC
4050 Garden View Dr ste 100
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Licensed for 8 years, Gretchen Handy is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Jeff L Nehring

Jeff L Nehring
Nehring Law Office, PLLC
716 2nd St W
Williston, ND 58801
Licensed for 23 years, Jeff L Nehring is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven M Light

Steven M Light
Larivee & Light
2700 12th Ave. S
Fargo, ND 58103
Steven M Light is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving lawyer who attended University of North Dakota Law School... read more >

Michael J. Love

Michael J. Love
387 15th St W Ste 317
Dickinson, ND 58601
Michael J. Love is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended University of San Diego Law School... read more >

James M Cailao

James M Cailao
Vogel Law Firm
200 N 3rd St Suite 201
Bismarck, ND 58501
Licensed for 7 years, James M Cailao is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David D Dusek

David D Dusek
Dusek Law, P.C.
215 A South 4th Street
Grand Forks, ND 58201
Licensed for 26 years, David D Dusek is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mark Allan Friese

Mark Allan Friese
Vogel Law Firm
200 N 3rd St Suite 201
Bismarck, ND 58501
Licensed for 19 years, Mark Allan Friese is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Gerald Hoy

Robert Gerald Hoy
Ohnstad Twichell, P.C.
901 13th Ave E
West Fargo, ND 58078
Licensed for 41 years, Robert Gerald Hoy is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Mandy Maxon

Mandy Maxon
Vogel Law Firm
200 N 3rd St Suite 201
Bismarck, ND 58501
Licensed for 17 years, Mandy Maxon is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ryan David Sandberg

Ryan David Sandberg
Pringle & Herigstad Law Firm
2525 Elk Dr
Minot, ND 58702
Licensed for 15 years, Ryan David Sandberg is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas A Dickson

Thomas A Dickson
107 W Main Ave Suite 150
Bismarck, ND 58502
Licensed for 38 years, Thomas A Dickson is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Bruce D Quick

Bruce D Quick
200 N 3rd St Suite 201
Bismarck, ND 58502
Licensed for 41 years, Bruce D Quick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Leslie Johnson Aldrich

Leslie Johnson Aldrich
1018 1st Ave N
Fargo, ND 58102
Licensed for 36 years, Leslie Johnson Aldrich is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Chad Rory McCabe

Chad Rory McCabe
402 East Main Ave Suite 100
Bismarck, ND 58501
Licensed for 23 years, Chad Rory McCabe is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Des Connall

Des Connall
Des Connall PC
619 21st Ave S
Fargo, ND 58103
Des Connall is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven D Mottinger

Steven D Mottinger
Johnson Ramstad & Mottinger, PLLP
15 9th St S
Fargo, ND 58103
Licensed for 40 years, Steven D Mottinger is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tyrone Jay Turner

Tyrone Jay Turner
Larson Latham Huettl
521 E Main Suite 450
Bismarck, ND 58502
Licensed for 19 years, Tyrone Jay Turner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Douglas Leo Broden

Douglas Leo Broden
P.O. Box 686
Devils Lake, ND 58301
Licensed for 34 years, Douglas Leo Broden is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jodi L Colling

Jodi L Colling
210 Collins Ave
Mandan, ND 58554
Licensed for 15 years, Jodi L Colling is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lindsey Duane Haugen

Lindsey Duane Haugen
520 Main Ave Suite 702
Fargo, ND 58103
Licensed for 17 years, Lindsey Duane Haugen is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Ray Hoffman

Michael Ray Hoffman
120 N 3rd St Suite 100
Bismarck, ND 58502
Licensed for 33 years, Michael Ray Hoffman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William S Kirschner

William S Kirschner
1351 Page Dr Suite 104
Fargo, ND 58103
Licensed for 39 years, William S Kirschner is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Lorelle Moeckel

Lorelle Moeckel
520 Main Ave Suite 702
Fargo, ND 58103
Licensed for 15 years, Lorelle Moeckel is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Christopher Eric Rausch

Christopher Eric Rausch
1 Standing Rock Ave
Fort Yates, ND 58538
Licensed for 11 years, Christopher Eric Rausch is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Thomas M Tuntland

Thomas M Tuntland
210 Colllins Ave P.O. Box 1315
Mandan, ND 58554
Licensed for 44 years, Thomas M Tuntland is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Todd D Burianek

Todd D Burianek
53 W 5th St
Grafton, ND 58237
Licensed for 29 years, Todd D Burianek is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert J Woods

Robert J Woods
P.O. Box 178
Forest River, ND 58233
Licensed for 32 years, Robert J Woods is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Jeff A Bredahl

Jeff A Bredahl
3431 4th Ave S Suite 200
Fargo, ND 58103
Licensed for 30 years, Jeff A Bredahl is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury 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.



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