Pettit Kohn provides highly skilled legal representation in the event our clients experience a disappointing result at the trial level or need to preserve a favorable outcome on appeal. Our Appellate team provides multifaceted legal services that encompass all stages of the writ and appellate process, including post trial motions, legal research, record review, brief writing and oral argument. Taking a comprehensive approach, our team offers consultation throughout the litigation process to ensure success on the appellate level, and develops winning strategies to help our clients achieve their goals should pursuing or defending against an appeal become necessary.
Pettit Kohn Appellate Team: Douglas Pettit, Christina Bernstein, Valerie Garcia Hong, Jenna Leyton-Jones, Matthew Smith.
San Diego County Bar Association - Appellate Court Committee (ACC) Articles
Strategies and Advice for Crafting Compelling - Not Just "Good" - Appellate Arguments By Jenna Leyton-Jones
Appellate Court Committee Members Enjoy Rare Behind-The-Scenes Tour of Court of Appeal By Jenna Leyton-Jones
ACC's CLE "The Ins and Outs of Initiating An Appeal" Proves to be a Hit With New and Experienced Appellate Attorneys By Jenna Leyton-Jones
"Pettit Kohn's appellate team offered exceptional brief writing, professionalism and poise during oral argument, and personal attention to my case. Pettit Kohn's attorneys helped me from the defense of my case at the trial court, Court of Appeal, and before the California Supreme Court."
Denny Kershek, Certified Family Law Specialist, attorney and client.