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Appeals Attorney Dallas TX

Federal & State Criminal Appeals

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer, Practicing in State and Federal District Court throughout the United States.

Have you been charged with a criminal offense? Are you aware of your defense options?

Attorney Dianne Jones McVay has more than 25 years of experience in the criminal justice system. She is prepared to provide you with aggressive criminal defense.

Whether you have been charged with a felony or a misdemeanor, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney focused on protecting your rights and minimizing the potential consequences. From negotiating the charges or plea bargains to taking your case to trial before a jury, we will take every available step to make sure your rights are protected and your best case is put forward.

A Powerful Criminal Defense Background

Dianne Jones McVay is a former Judge, former Federal Public Defender and former State and Federal Prosecutor, which gives her a profound understanding of how criminal cases are prepared and defended. Attorney Dianne Jones McVay and her legal team are prepared to defend you in virtually any criminal case:

An appellate attorney is an attorney who specializes in preparing cases heard in appellate court. Appellate courts hear appeals, which are cases brought to court on the grounds that a prior verdict was unjust. Dianne Jones McVay of the Jones McVay Firm, PLLC possess' the unique skills required to present cases in appellate court and focuses on preparing cases for this venue.

Attorney Dianne Jones McVay handles a wide variety of appellate litigation, including:

  • Federal Criminal Appeals
  • State appeals
  • Petitions for a writ of habeas corpus

An appeal typically consists of drafting at least one appellate brief, and arguing the case before a panel of judges, if the court grants permission to do so. In addition to drafting briefs and arguing the case, Attorney Dianne Jones McVay is able to assist with any of the following services:

  • Drafting and Filing Petitions for a Writ of Certiorari before the United States Supreme Court
  • Drafting and Filing Petitions for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc
  • Drafting and Filing Motions to Stay Pending Appeal
  • Drafting and Filing Petitions for Writs of Supersedes
  • Drafting and Filing Interlocutory Writ Petitions
  • Most services are provided on a one-time, flat fee basis, affording clients much needed financial predictability in an unpredictable litigation process.