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Experienced Appellate Counsel for State and Federal Appeals

Appellate litigation and trial litigation are very different practices. Additionally, the procedures for filing and prosecuting appeals can vary widely from one jurisdiction to the next. As a result, relevant appellate experience is critical when seeking to challenge (or uphold) a decision from a lower court or governing body.

The appellate attorneys at Paskert Divers Thompson are experienced in handling all types of civil and administrative appeals. We have been involved in appeals to the United States Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, and several other state and federal appellate courts.

About Our Appellate Practice

We handle civil and administrative appeals for both private clients and governmental entities. Our experience includes all aspects of appeals from briefing to oral argument in a variety of matters ranging from complex commercial disputes to administrative disputes involving novel issues. We provide appellate representation in all of our substantive practice areas, and have experience litigating appeals before: 

Through their work with our firm’s trial litigators, our appellate attorneys gain deep knowledge of the substantive legal and factual issues involved in our clients’ cases. Combined with their broad appellate experience, this collaboration positions them to provide highly effective representation on appeal. We represent both new and existing clients at the appellate level, and routinely receive referrals from law firms in Florida and other states that do not have appellate practices.

Attorney Spotlight: Brett D. Divers, Managing Partner and Founding Shareholder

Our Appellate Practice Group is led by Brett D. Divers, the Firm’s Managing Partner and one of its founding shareholders. Brett has more than 30 years of experience representing clients in both trial and appellate litigation. Brett’s practice is primarily devoted to complex commercial litigation involving business disputes, construction disputes, fidelity and surety matters, and professional liability. This focus makes Brett an extremely well-versed advocate in all aspects of civil litigation as well as appeals at both the state and federal level.

Speak with a Lawyer in Our Appellate Practice Group

If you would like to know more about the lawyers in our firm’s Appellate Practice Group or our experience in any particular area, we invite you to get in touch. To speak with a lawyer at our Tampa law offices in confidence, please call 813-229-3500 or tell us how we can get in touch online today.

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