For dependable, creative, and polished appellate advocacy in state or federal court, contact Chicago civil appeals lawyer Steve Merican. Whether you're a referring attorney who'd rather try cases than prosecute or defend an appeal, or a party to an appeal who'd like a fresh approach to the case, Steve Merican can help you. He's a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated* attorney with 30 years of trial and appellate litigation experience. He works directly with clients on appeal, works with referring or collaborating attorneys on appellate cases, and helps counsel on appeal with strategy, planning, research, writing, and preparation for argument.
By concentrating his practice on Illinois and Seventh Circuit civil appeals, Northern Illinois appellate litigation lawyer Steve Merican gets the most out of your reviewable issues. He integrates the trial record with legal analysis to drive home the central point of your brief — why the Court of Appeals should rule in your favor.
Steve Merican also serves as local counsel for out-of-state and downstate Illinois lead attorneys with civil trial matters pending in the Chicago area — everything from pro hac vice admission to trials.
He's admitted to practice before all Illinois courts, the federal trial and appeals courts for the Northern District of Illinois and the Seventh Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Illinois appellate litigation lawyer Steve Merican has long been active in the Chicago and DuPage County Bar Associations, and also is a member of the Illinois Appellate Lawyers Association.
For additional information about his ability to provide cost-effective and resourceful appellate or local counsel service, contact Steve Merican in Woodridge, Illinois.
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