For dependable, creative, and polished appellate advocacy in state or federal court, contact Chicago civil appeals lawyer Steve Merican.

We're all about fresh ideas and action. So call or email if you think your appeal deserves the care and attention of lawyers who live appeals.

Don't just believe what we say. Take a peek at the video just below. It will tell you about Steve's peer-reviewed AV Preeminent rating.

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 soup to nuts.

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