Appeals

If you have ever lost a case in court, then you know how critical it is to hire a competent appeals lawyer. Many appeals are decided on the strength of the written brief, so you want to put your best foot forward.

Mr. Brison writes effective briefs, the most critical aspect of an appeal. Appellate judges will strongly advocate the importance of writing briefs that judges can follow easily, find cogent and quickly offer a feel of the case and what they’re being called upon to do. Mr. Brison’s strength at drafting clear, compelling and well-structured briefs serves as an asset to clients. Accordingly, M. Andrew Brison has been responsible for perfecting appeals which have created a book of appellate case law in the area of: supervisory liability, governmental immunities, and municipal/political subdivision law.

Representative cases include:

  • Upchurch v. McDowell Cty. 911, 232 W. Va. 91, 750 S.E.2d 644 (2013)
  • W. Va. Dep’t of Health & Human Res. v. Payne, 231 W. Va. 563, 746 S.E.2d 554 (2013)
  • W. Va. Reg’l Jail & Corr. Facility Auth. v. A. B., 2014 W. Va. LEXIS 253, 2014 WL 1272850 (W. Va. Mar. 27, 2014)
  • W. Va. Reg’l Jail & Corr. Facility Auth. v. A. B., 234 W. Va. 492, 766 S.E.2d 751 (2014)

Mr. Brison has the skill and experience necessary to provide credible, accurate presentation to meet you appellate needs and goals.