Appeals Law


A decision or verdict does not always mark the end of a legal action.  If you are dissatisfied with the outcome of your case or want to defend a favorable ruling issued by a trial court, you will need an attorney who is well-versed in the appellate process.

The first step in appealing a case is the filing of a notice of appeal.  Next, your attorney conducts a thorough examination of the trial record in order to identify possible errors committed by the lower court.  After researching the legal issues, the attorney drafts a lengthy document called an appellate brief and submits it to the court for review.  Finally, oral arguments take place before a panel of judges.

The Law Offices of Michael Catalanotto, PC has handled numerous civil appeals and developed effective strategies for acquiring desired results for its clients.  Our attorneys are highly experienced in reconstructing the events of a trial and advocating a specific position through written briefs and oral arguments.

The Law Offices of Michael Catalanotto, PC offers free consultations and takes pride in providing one-on-one attention to clients throughout New York.  In addition to handling New York appeals, our staff can provide you with expert counsel and personal guidance on dozens of other legal issues. To set up a meeting, email us at or call us at (631) 656-0900.