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Civil, Family, and Administrative Appeals and Writs

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Linda J. Conrad, Attorney at Law, is a Certified Appellate Specialist, certified by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.


Linda Conrad handles civil appeals and writs for appellants and respondents in the Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court. She also assists trial attorneys in preparing administrative writ petitions in the trial courts.

BLS LogoWhen you hire Ms. Conrad to handle the appeal, she will impartially analyze the facts and legal authorities, evaluate which issues are likely to succeed on appeal, consider the value of appellate mediation, and provide comprehensive research, writing, and analysis in the briefing. Ms. Conrad will also assess the value of oral argument and, if it is set, engage the court to focus its attention on the most important issues.

With Ms. Conrad's experience as an attorney in the California trial and appellate courts for over 37 years, handling motions, trials, and many appeals, she has the experience to effectively present your case to the reviewing court.

After the appellate court's decision, Ms. Conrad will evaluate whether to file or oppose a petition for reconsideration in the appellate court or a petition for review with the California Supreme Court. Ms. Conrad will also evaluate whether there are other procedures may be taken to challenge or protect the opinion.

Ms. Conrad welcomes referrals of appellate, writ and administrative mandate matters from trial counsel. Ms. Conrad is also available assist trial counsel in complex law and motion matters and consult with trial counsel before and during trial to preserve critical issues for appeal.