Appeals

The Clinton Law Firm has handled many appeals for clients. If you lose your case, it may be worthwhile to appeal the decision. Most decisions of the trial courts are affirmed, but a significant percentage of cases are reversed.

Ed Clinton, Jr. was a law clerk for the Honorable Michael S. Kanne of the Seventh Circuit from September 1991 to September 1992. Ed has written many appellate briefs and argued before the Illinois Appellate Court and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Ed Clinton, Sr. also has significant experience with appeals. Ed has also prepared petitions for leave to appeal to the Illinois Supreme Court and petitions for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.

Most appeals can be handled on a flat fee basis. That means that the client pays a flat fee for the entire appeal. The client is also responsible for paying any filing fees that are due and paying for the preparation of the record on appeal. If you are interested in discussing possible appellate representation, do not hesitate to contact us.

List of Recent Appellate Representations

Daniels v. Beamon , 2012 IL App (1st) 110541 (obtained reversal of denial of child support modification request).

Donahue v. North American Jet , 09-142 (Ist Dist. 2009) (obtained enforcement of an arbitration clause).

Randy Brown v. Universal Realty Group , 2014 IL App (1st) 140241-U (obtained affirmance of a denial of an attorney’s lien).

Nizamuddin v. Community Education in Excellence, Inc. , 2013 IL App (2d) 131230 (obtained affirmance of an injunction order allowing a student to complete school).

Jonathan Phillips v. DePaul University College of Law , 2014 IL App (1st) 122817 (handled appeal for plaintiffs who alleged that law school’s placement statistics were misleading).

Rachelle Evans v. Illinois Institute of Technology , 2014 IL App (1st) 123611-U ((handled appeal for plaintiffs who alleged that law school’s placement statistics were misleading).

Jorie Johnson v. John Marshall Law School , 2014 IL App (1st) 123610-U (handled appeal for plaintiffs who alleged that law school’s placement statistics were misleading).

For a complete list of appeals handled by Ed Clinton, Jr. please contact us.

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