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My practice focuses on civil appeals, representing appellants taking an appeal or appellees defending against an appeal. I handle all types of civil appeals---torts, property, and contracts. I am particularly adroit with appeals involving complex business disputes. I have appealed cases in some of the most difficult areas of law, including antitrust, securities fraud, and international bankruptcies. When I do an appeal, I review the record and take the case apart to analyze the fundamental legal issues. My goal is to help clients reconceptualize their case and provide a new perspective for the appellate court. I am an exceptional brief writer with excellent analytical skills well-suited to complicated appeals. I relish difficult and am particulary good at explaining complex legal concepts.
Some of my notable cases include:
As part of my appellate practice, I write amicus (or friend of the court) briefs for clients interested in appeals pending before state and federal appellate court, including the US Supreme Court. With a background and facility in arguing public policy issues, I can help any organtization---i.e. non-profits, trade assocation, etc.---craft an effective amicus brief that concisely states and argues a position. Indeed, I drafted amicus brief and attended oral argument at U.S. Supreme Court in Arizona v. U.S. on behalf of thousands of employers opposed to SB 1070 – Arizona’s controversial immigration law.
Hourly ($350-475/hour), Fixed (sometimes)
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2012||03/31/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Mendes-Hershman Award||American Bar Association||2001|
|Kozolchyk Award for Best Published Student Note||Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law||2001|
|Judicial Clerk||Arizona Court Of Appeals||2001 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bankruptcy Institute||Attorney Member||2013 - Present|
|Alexandria Bar Association||Member||2009 - Present|
|American Law Reports (ALR)||Counterclaim Against Bankruptcy Estate as Waiver of Right to Jury Trial||2012|
|Arizona Attorney||The Dogmas of Arizona's Economic Loss Rule||2011|
|Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law||"Nature v. Nurture: Evolution Path Dependence and Corporate Governance,"||2001|
|University of Arizona College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Arizona State University||Philosophy||MA - Masters||2000|
|Utah State University||History||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1995|
|Philosophic v. Economic Approaches to Legal Theory and Practice||How a Philosophical Education Improves Legal Practice||2008|