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At every level of the federal and state appellate court systems, The Carlyle Appellate Law Firm has successfully represented clients in complex appellate litigation across all areas of the law. The Firm has earned an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell which signifies our "very high" and "very high to preeminent" ratings on General Ethical Standards and Legal Ability of our appellate lawyers, respectively.  Members of our team have held positions such as appellate law clerk, appellate judge, judicial assistant and appellate clerk's staff member.  These positions provide us with a unique window into how appellate judges actually decide cases as well as how the appellate court system is administered. Our appellate attorneys have consistently been recognized as Florida Super Lawyers in Appellate Practice by Thomson Rueters and by Florida Trend magazine as Florida Legal Elite in Appellate Law.

The Carlyle Appellate Law Firm specializes in handling complex civil and criminal appellate litigation in state and federal courts. Our appellate lawyers also offer valuable assistance when other attorneys face issues in complex cases. Our practice areas include:

Appeals and Original Proceedings

  • Commercial Litigation Appeals
  • Family Law Appeals
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Appeals
  • Eminent Domain/Condemnation Appeals
  • Criminal Appeals
  • Original Proceedings
  • Amicus Briefs

Trial Support
Appellate Mediation
Oral Arguments


The Carlyle Appellate Law Firm - A premier Florida appellate law firm handling complex civil and criminal appellate litigation in state and federal courts.

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