Appellate Law

Skelton Slusher Barnhill Watkins Wells' appellate attorneys handle appeals in cases tried by our attorneys, as well as cases tried by other lawyers. The appellate practice includes preparing and responding to post-verdict motions; reviewing the trial record; analyzing and researching legal issues; preparing appellate briefs; presenting oral arguments; and preparing post-argument motions. When this firm is involved at the trial court stage, our appellate practice often includes preparing and objecting to the trial court's charge.

Appellate attorneys are involved in all aspects of state and federal appellate practice, including preparing briefs as amicus curiae and filing specialized appellate proceedings, such as petitions for writs of mandamus. The attorneys of Skelton Slusher Barnhill Watkins Wells have successfully argued before the United States Fifth Circuit, the Texas Supreme Court, and intermediate Texas appellate courts. We also represent clients at administrative agencies.

Our appellate attorneys have been involved in the appeal of various types of litigation matters, including personal injury, wrongful death, employment law, family law, contract disputes and workers' compensation.

To schedule an initial consultation, call 936-229-3428 or fill out our online intake form. From our offices in Lufkin, Nacogdoches and Livingston, we represent clients throughout Texas.