Ann Hanson

Ms. Hanson spent the first four years of her legal practice at the law firm of Silveira, Mattos & Lewis.  While there, Ms. Hanson she focused on personal injury litigation, real property litigation and probate of estates; She handled unlawful detainer actions and some family law litigation.  Ms. Hanson then worked for the Merced County District Attorney’s Office for almost 2…

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Thomas P. Murphy

Mr. Murphy has over thirty years of experience in representing a variety of clients from individuals to large, publicly-traded corporations in appellate and extraordinary writ proceedings in state and federal courts and in litigation involving commercial, intellectual property and real estate matters. Mr. Murphy is a Certified Specialist in Appellate Law, State Bar of California Board…

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Appellate Law

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Appellate Law Berliner Cohen’s experienced appellate litigators represent clients throughout the entire appellate process, from post-trial motions and stays to perfecting the appeal, from briefing to oral argument. The appellate practice at Berliner Cohen handles appeals and extraordinary writs in state and federal courts in disputes involving a wide variety of constitutional, governmental, commercial and…

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Berliner Cohen Attorney Is Panelist on SCCBA Appellate Program

Thomas Murphy, Berliner Cohen Appellate Attorney, is a panelist on the Santa Clara County Bar Association’s “Avoiding Pitfalls on Appeal” program, Friday, October 29, 2010.  The panelists will discuss a broad range of topics: seeking review of the right ruling, calculating the correct time limits for noticing an appeal, avoiding sanctions from the appellate court,…

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Stays Pending Appeal

Few areas of appellate procedure are as complex, or potentially significant, as the rules concerning stays pending appeal. The consequences of the failure to stay enforcement of a judgment or order pending appeal may be obvious. Absent a stay, for example, a successful appellant may be left with a mere right of action against an…

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