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Appellate

At Kelly Hart, we recognize that complex legal problems require innovative solutions which venture into uncharted territory. We pride ourselves in playing a leading role in developing Texas law. Kelly Hart's Appellate attorneys have made appearances in all Texas Appellate courts—frequently arguing before the Texas Supreme Court. Successful appeals have also been presented to the federal circuit courts of appeal, with regular appearances before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

We do not limit our role to advocacy. We believe attorneys should be trusted counselors as well. Accordingly, we believe it is important that clients receive an upfront, realistic appraisal of their chances on appeal.

Many of our attorneys have enjoyed an active trial practice, and as a result have practical courtroom knowledge not shared by some appellate attorneys. While our emphasis is on appeal, we frequently appear in trial courts both before and after judgment. Our practice includes: