Appeals – How to Win Your Appeal … How to file for Certiorari

Do you need to appeal your case in Arizona?  Do you need to appeal a case in California?

Are you a pro se party that needs to appeal?

Do you need to file Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the U.S. Supreme Court?  A Petition for Writ of Certiorari is a request for the nation’s highest court, the United States Supreme Court, to hear your case.

Vince Rabago Law Office has extensive and successful experience winning appeals, and experience working on both federal appeals and state court appeals, including experience seeking review for individuals and corporate entities in the U.S. Supreme Court by way of filing Petitions for Writ of Certiorari, and experience in responses opposing as well.

Vince has experience and is also licensed to file state appeals in the California Court of Appeals and the Arizona Court of Appeals, as well as the California Supreme Court and the Arizona Supreme Court.  Vince Rabago is admitted to practice in the U.S. Supreme Court.

In the federal court of appeals, Vince has been admitted to practice before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals since 1998, and Vince can work on appeals arising in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals  for cases from federal district courts in jurisdictions such as Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

The Ninth Circuit has jurisdiction over the following federal district courts.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts:

It also has appellate jurisdiction over the following territorial courts:

Here is a map of the Ninth Circuit’s jurisdiction:

If you have a case that needs to be appealed to the 9th Circuit from one of these jurisdictions, call Vince Rabago Law Office.  Vince also has experience filing in the United States Supreme Court.

Vince Rabago has substantial and successful experience in civil and criminal appeals in both state and federal court on often significant or novel issues, ranging from federal law to state law to Constitutional law.   If you have a pending case in state or federal court, it is never to early to consider motion or post-judgment motion work related to a potential appeal in your case.  Vince Rabago Law Office also has experience in administrative agency appeals, including environmental administrative appeals and judicial review cases.

Vince has worked on legal cases at the highest levels of the appellate court system, including representation on matters in the Arizona Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, the Arizona and California Courts of Appeals, the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C.   Vince’s legal work has resulted in professional recognition and awards, and his work in appellate cases has resulted in numerous published cases that have established and shaped the case law in California, Arizona, and in the federal judicial system.

Some of Vince’s published cases on appeal include the following:

State of Arizona v. Roque, 219 Ariz. 193 (Arizona Supreme Court, 2006) (first degree murder case; internationally publicized murder of innocent Sikh in Phoenix after 9/11)

Stuard v. Stewart, 401 F.3d 1064 (9th Cir. 2005) (Ten armed robberies, four aggravated assaults; case involved constitutional issues regarding speedy trial and guilty plea issues)

State of Arizona v. Prasertphong, 210 Ariz. 496 (Arizona Supreme Court, 2005) (Triple homicide in the well publicized case known as the Pizza Hut murders)

State v. Monaco, 207 Ariz. 75 (Arizona Court of Appeal, 2004) (drug sales & sentencing)

State of Arizona v. Darelli, 205 Ariz. 458 (Arizona Court of Appeal, 2003) (interpretation of trial court discretion and criminal plea bargain issues)

In re Emiliano M., 31 Cal.4th 510 (California Supreme Court, 2003) (case involving juvenile law offender law and California Prop. 21, the Gang Violence and Juvenile Crime Prevention Act of 1998)

Mendez v. Small, 298 F.3d 1154 (9th Cir. 2002) (federal civil case on habeas corpus involving constitutional law and the upholding of a conviction for failure to register)

Anderson v. Calderon,232 F.3d 1053 (9th Circuit, 2000) (federal civil case on habeas corpus involving murder conviction and sentence for murderer on California death row)

People v. Lucero, 23 Cal.4th 692 (California Supreme Court, 2000) (death penalty case involving double homicide)

People v. Regalado, 78 Cal.App.4th 1056 (California Court of Appeal, 2000) (case involving California evidence law and use of prior conduct to prove criminal acts)

People v. Demara, 41 Cal.App.4th 448 (California Court of Appeal, 1995) (sentencing issues in auto theft case)

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