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TexasCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Marion County, Texas

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Marion County, Texas 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 Marion County, Texas 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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James Paul Finstrom

James Paul Finstrom
Attorney at Law
PO Box 276 202 S Marshall St Ste 276
Jefferson, TX 75657
Licensed for 53 years, James Paul Finstrom is a Real Estate Law and Estate and Probate Law lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

Patricia Colleen Clark

Patricia Colleen Clark
PO Box 1064
Jefferson, TX 75657
Licensed for 32 years, Patricia Colleen Clark is a Criminal Defense lawyer who attended Beasley School of Law - Temple University... 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.

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

TCDLA has a proud history of supporting and educating criminal defense lawyers in the the state while advocating for the rights of the accused. Many of the top criminal defense attorneys in Texas are active within this organization.