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Myron Moskovitz, a California Civil Appeals Attorney, instructs CLE courses in California (Continuing Legal Education) aimed to teach students and lawyers how to write convincing briefs by communicating methods of successful appeals in a dynamic way.


As a Professor of law for nearly 40 years, Moskovitz has made a name as one of the most influential appeal litigators among students and colleagues, alike.  Moskovitz is known to turn a classroom into a courtroom.  So, the experience is invaluable to those who wish to practice and be critiqued by one of the most respected appeal litigators in the industry.


Myron has made substantial contributions to the California community through his appeals.  In The People vs. Vaughn, Moskovitz obtained reversal for a criminal defendant who was not given a proper hearing; however, this is only one example of Moskovitz’s many successes. 


While the average success rate for appellants is around 20%, Myron has an 80% success rate for appellants in published cases. CLE courses taught by Moskovitz focus on the art of winning appeals and share his experience writing appellate and writ briefs.  Moskovitz holds his CLE courses in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, Santa Ana, Walnut Creek, and Sacramento.     


To discuss a case with California appellate lawyer Myron Moskovitz concerning an appeal, call (510) 384-0354.  He can help you review your specific situation to determine if an appeal would be the best option for you.  If you would like to learn more about appeals, the legal services of Myron Moskovitz or CLE classes visit his Website.   


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Practice areas


  1. Business: 34%
  2. Appeals: 33%
  3. Employment & Labor: 33%



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  • John Secrest Richards

    I could not endorse any other attorney any more than Myron. He was my professor, has been my mentor and an excellent friend. His legal mind is hall of fame worthy for our/his generation.


    John Richards Real Estate Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Markus Dombois

    Myron is an excellent appellate lawyer, and in general, a litigator nonpareil. I have worked with Myron since 1995, and recommend him without reserve.


    Markus Dombois Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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601 Van Ness Ave, Ste 1042
San Francisco, CA, 94102


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
John Gorfunkel Outstanding Professor AwardGolden Gate University School of Law1988
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ProfessorGolden Gate University School Of Law1972 - Present
Director of LitigationLegal Aid Society Of San Mateo County1972 - 1972
Chief AttorneyNational Housing Law Project1968 - 1971
Directing AttorneyMarysville Office of California Rural Legal Assistance1967 - 1968
Staff attorneyGeneral Counsel's Office, United States Office of Economic Opportunity1966 - 1966
Associate attorneyDinkelspiel & Dinkelspiel1965 - 1966
Law ClerkMr. Justice Raymond Peters, California Supreme Court.1964 - 1965
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar Association Central & East European Law InitiativeConsultantN/A
American Arbitration AssociationArbitratorN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
The People vs. VaughnReversed and Remanded
Diaz v. QuitorianoReversed
Schweiger v. Superior CourtWrit Issued
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Publication nameTitleDate
Matthew Bender/LexisCases & Problems in Criminal Procedure: The Police, 5th Edition2010
Matthew Bender publicationCases and Problems in Criminal Procedure: The Courtroom, Fifth Edition, 20092009
Michie/LexisWinning An Appeal, 4th edition2007
California Lawyer Magazine“The Making of a California Lawyer”2007
California Lawyer Magazine“Huelga”2005
California Lawyer Magazine“Viktor”2005
AndersonCases and Problems in Criminal Law, 5th Edition2004
AndersonCases and Problems in California Criminal Law1999
Calif. Continuing Education of BarCalifornia Landlord-Tenant Practice, 2nd Edition, Lead Author1997
California Continuing Education of BarCalifornia Eviction Defense Manual, 2nd Edition, lead author1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1964
University of California - BerkeleyN/AOther - Bachelors1960
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
conferences for lawyers, judges, and law professorsLandlord-tenant law and practiceN/A
Conferences for LawyersAppellate AdvocacyN/A
Conferences for lawyersAppellate practiceN/A
Conferences for lawyersAppellate practiceN/A
Conference for lawyersAppellate AdvocacyN/A