Appellate Services for Appellees & Appellants

Illinois appellate lawyer Steve Merican is a Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent-rated attorney who concentrates his practice on civil appeals. If you need highly skilled representation after a disappointing result in the trial Court, or if you need to preserve a favorable trial court outcome on appeal, contact Chicago civil appeals attorney Steve Merican.

With 30 years of experience in Illinois and federal civil appeals, Steve Merican represents plaintiffs or defendants, individuals or corporations, and appellants or respondents in the Illinois Court of Appeals, Illinois Supreme Court, and the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Illinois civil appeals lawyer Steve Merican has developed and presented winning arguments on appeal involving difficult questions of jurisdiction, civil procedure, evidence, damages, and constitutional issues in cases involving the following substantive fields of law:

  • Family law and divorce
  • Environmental law, both tort and contract matters
  • Business and commercial law
  • Insurance law
  • Personal injury law
  • Products liability
  • Real estate and construction
  • Election law and political campaign issues

Chicago appellate attorney Steve Merican also works with referring trial attorneys on appeal. If your litigation skills are more suited to cross-examination than to legal research, of if your court schedule makes it difficult for you find the time an appellate brief requires, consider a referral or collaborative relationship with Steve Merican.

He'll be glad to serve as co-counsel in your civil appellate matter, take the whole case off your hands, or perform the background work and provide consultation necessary to give your opening or response brief its best chance to succeed — whatever you and your client are most comfortable with.

For additional information about Chicago appellate counsel Steve Merican's ability to handle your state or federal civil appeal on terms that make sense for your needs, contact his office in DuPage County.