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TexasCriminal Appellate Law Lawyers in Rusk County, Texas

An appeal involves briefing issues for a higher court to review. Appellate attorneys in Rusk 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 Rusk 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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John Russell Phenix

John Russell Phenix
Phenix & Phenix P.C.
118 South Main PO Box 1005
Henderson, TX 75653
Licensed for 37 years, John Russell Phenix is a Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Louis Charles Van Cleef

Louis Charles Van Cleef
L. Charles van Cleef, Attorney at Law
PO Box 146
Overton, TX
Licensed for 28 years, Louis Charles Van Cleef is a Criminal Defense and Seal or Expunge Criminal Record lawyer who attended South Texas Co... read more >

Robert M Minton

Robert M Minton
PO Box 1688
Henderson, TX 75653
Licensed for 56 years, Robert M Minton is a Criminal Defense and Real Estate Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... read more >

Allison Ann Biggs

Allison Ann Biggs
Allison Biggs, Attorney at Law
1501 Old Nacogdoches Rd
Henderson, TX 75654
Licensed for 18 years, Allison Ann Biggs is a Estate and Probate Law and Criminal Defense lawyer who attended SMU Dedman School of Law... read more >

J Paul Nelson

J Paul Nelson
Nelson Law Office
PO Box 934
Henderson, TX 75653
Licensed for 35 years, J Paul Nelson is a Estate and Probate Law and Family Law lawyer who attended Baylor Law School... 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.


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.


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