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Apellate courts present challenges that require perspective and skills different from those used by trial counsel. Gone is the need to sway a jury or to persuade based on arguing one's version of the facts of the case. Instead, focus on trial court errors of law, thorough research and writing, and a fresh look at the record offer the best opportunity for success at the appellate stage.

The Law Offices of John T. Schreiber strive to meet trial counsel's needs in the appellate court. The firm offers a wide range of services from handling the entire appeal, which includes evaluating the case for appeal, briefing, and oral argument, to assisting trial counsel with any of the individual components of the appellate process.  The firm also helps trial counsel preserve issues for appeal by preparing appropriate motions made prior to or after trial.

Mr. Schreiber's background highlights his appellate training and skills. He is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization. He has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer since 2007.  Mr. Schreiber was recently a member of the State Bar of California Committee on Appellate Courts and currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association and chairs that body's Appellate Committee.

Admitted to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court, Mr. Schreiber's appellate experience reveals many victories, most of which were reversals. His successes include numerous published cases and involve a variety of issues: governmental, administrative, constitutional, business, real estate, family law, and personal injury matters. Mr. Schreiber also writes articles and presents seminars on recent developments in appellate and substantive issues.