As more than one litigator has learned firsthand, even a persuasive and well-written appellate brief along with a compelling oral argument do not guarantee victory on appeal. In this commentary, attorney Howard J. Bashman examines this seeming conundrum as he looks at the art and science of effective appellate advocacy.
May the Best Appellate Lawyer Win, Unless the Facts or Law Dictate Otherwise
Special to Law.com
April 9, 2007