Appellate Advocacy

Appeal success with strategic expertise and persuasive representation.

Appeals require different skills and strategies than trial work. Our approach to conducting appeals is based on thoughtful consideration, meticulous research, persuasive legal writing, and compelling oral advocacy.

The lawyer you choose for the appeal process is critical. Our firm has appeared at all levels of court in British Columbia with extensive experience in the BC Court of Appeal. We have acted on appeals dealing with a broad range of civil, administrative, and other matters.

Appellate Advocacy Services

Consultation and Evaluation

  • Our appellate lawyers are available to review your case. We provide a thorough assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of your case, helping you make an informed decision about whether to pursue an appeal or how best to respond to an appeal.

Factum Drafting

  • Our appellate lawyers understand the importance of written argument in the appeal process. We have experience in legal research, creative problem solving, and strategic legal writing.

Oral Advocacy

  • Our lawyers have a proven track record of making effective oral arguments before appellate courts. We articulate complex legal arguments clearly and persuasively.

Practice Group Partners

Cameron B. Elder* Partner
Erin Hatch* Partner
Joel A. Morris* Partner
John P. Sullivan* Partner
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