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Exclusively Handling Appellate Court Litigation

Alabama appellate lawyer William L. Pfeifer, Jr., devotes his entire law practice to handling appellate court cases. Pfeifer is rated as an AV Preeminent attorney (the highest lawyer rating available) through the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating system,  Avvo gives him a 10.0 Superb Rating (their best attorney score), and the National Trial Lawyers Association named him one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Alabama. He is a widely published legal writer whose work has appeared in a variety of publications, including professional journals published by the Alabama State Bar , the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (ACDLA), and the American Bar Association (ABA). Pfeifer has also spoken at numerous continuing legal education (CLE) seminars for attorneys, and has the skills that are necessary for winning an appeal.  For a free telephone consultation about your appeal, please call us toll free at (800) 737-3702 Extension 1 during business hours or fill out our Contact form now to send us an email any time day or night.

When you imagine the Alabama appellate lawyer you want handling your appeal, who do you see helping you? Who can you trust to listen to your problems and provide you with honest answers about the appeals process? William L. Pfeifer, Jr., (“Bill Pfeifer”) operates a statewide appellate law practice handling civil appeals, criminal appeals, and divorce court appeals. He has the knowledge and experience to provide you with direct answers to your questions. If your case is accepted by our office, Mr. Pfeifer will personally handle your appeal and will communicate with you directly. To speak to an appellate lawyer you can trust, call toll free at (800) 737-3702 Extension 1 during business hours or fill out our Contact form now to send an email to Mr. Pfeifer 24 hours a day.

Your case is important because the outcome impacts both you and your family, both now and for years to come. To win your case in the appellate courts, you should choose the attorney who is dedicated to achieving your goals. Bill Pfeifer has practiced law since 1993, representing individuals and businesses in trials or on appeal in cases all over Alabama. He also served as a staff attorney to the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals, where he gained an inside perspective on how appellate court judges decide cases. Pfeifer’s experience working for the appellate court was extremely valuable in the development of his legal writing skills and in building his knowledge of appellate procedure. To learn more about Pfeifer’s appellate law practice and the process of appealing a case in Alabama, see the Appeals page of this site as well as numerous articles in our Blog. While he has an office in Birmingham, the nature of his practice allows him to handle cases appealed from every county in Alabama.

While the focus of Pfeifer’s law practice is now on appellate law, he spent many years as a trial lawyer and still gets involved in some trial-level cases to assist attorneys preparing a case for an upcoming appeal. In order to be a good trial lawyer, an attorney must understand the best ways to properly argue and preserve legal issues on the record in case there is an appeal. In order to be a good appellate lawyer, an attorney must have a firm grasp of the practical realities of courtroom litigation. Pfeifer applies the knowledge, skill, and experience he has gained in both of these areas of law to every case accepted by his office.

The most important part of an appellate lawyer’s work is legal writing. Appellate law practice revolves around researching and writing complex legal briefs that argue a client’s case to the appellate courts. It is not enough for an appellate lawyer to be a legal scholar. In addition to understanding the law and legal procedures, an appellate lawyer must have a devotion to the craft of writing. Attorney William L. Pfeifer, Jr., is not only an appellate attorney and a trial lawyer, but also a successful freelance writer as well. He has written for a variety of legal publications and websites, has published two books (with a third on the way), and provides editing and consulting services to other writers and lawyers.  To be notified about new articles published by Bill Pfeifer, click here to follow him on Twitter or follow us on our new Facebook page, Alabama Appellate Lawyer.

Pfeifer’s appellate law office accepts clients who need to appeal cases from every circuit court in every county in Alabama, including: AutaugaBaldwin, Barbour, Bibb, Blount, Bullock, Butler, Calhoun, Chambers, Cherokee, Chilton, Choctaw, Clarke, Clay, Cleburne, Coffee, Colbert, Conecuh, Coosa, Covington, Crenshaw, Cullman, Dale, Dallas, Dekalb, Elmore, Escambia, Etowah, Fayette, Franklin, Geneva, Greene, Hale, Henry, Houston, Jackson, Jefferson, Lamar, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Lee, Limestone, Lowndes, Macon, Madison, Marengo, Marion, Marshall, Mobile, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Perry, Pickens, Pike, Randolph, Russell, St. Clair, Shelby, Sumter, Talladega, Tallapoosa, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Washington, Wilcox, and Winston. No matter what Alabama county handled the trial of your case, your appeal will go to the appellate courts in Montgomery.

To discuss your case, please call us toll free at (800) 737-3702 Extension 1, or fill out our Contact form to submit an online inquiry. While we only take calls during business hours, we typically respond to online questions even at night or on the weekends.

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