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Post-trial & Appellate

At Sullivan | Simon we know that your case is never over. From post-trial, post-verdict, post-sentence motions and appeals, to collateral attacks, we believe that expert legal research and writing means you can always win. We write to win, even when other firms have thrown in the towel.

Criminal Law

Sullivan | Simon has more than 20 years of experience in the criminal law. We write to win.

At Sullivan | Simon, LLC, we provide ghostwriting, researching, editing & Bluebooking, as well as consulting legal services to busy litigators. Most lawyers prefer not to be bothered with the tedium of research and writing. If this describes you, call Matt and David. We will thoroughly and timely complete the job for you.

We also read every precedential opinion of the state as well as federal courts in PA & NJ and summarize those opinions to help you stay up to date on the law. Those summaries are posted on this website and in a weekly report. Sign up below so that our weekly report of case summaries hits your Inbox.

Ciripompa v. Bd. of Educ.


In Ciripompa v. Bd. of Educ., the New Jersey Appellate Division heard a plaintiff teacher’s appeal from the Commissioner of Education’s final order that permitted a … Read more

Laskaris v. Hice


Laskaris v. Hice was a case of prisoner litigation. Such matters often do not end in the inmate’s favor. Here, in 2011, Laskaris received a … Read more

Sunuwar v. Att’y Gen.


In Sunuwar v. Att’y Gen., an immigration judge ruled that the petitioner was removable as an alien who was convicted of an aggravated felony, a … Read more

In re Private Complaint Filed by Ajaj


In the case of In re Private Complaint Filed by Ajaj, the Commonwealth appealed from the trial court’s order overturning the Commonwealth’s disapproval of a … Read more

In re Cerullo


A husband and wife married, but within a month, the husband passed away. The wife claimed that the husband gave her his luxury cars before … Read more

Xtreme Caged Combat v. Zarro


In July 2012, Plaintiff filed a trademark infringement action against Steven Rosenblum (Debtor) and others in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of … Read more

Bashinsky v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Rev.


In Bashinsky v. Unemployment Comp. Bd. of Rev., Claimant sought review of an adjudication of the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review (Board), which affirmed the … Read more

Commonwealth v. Grooms


In Commonwealth v. Grooms, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reviewed an order from the trial court denying the defendant’s motion to suppress drugs found in his … Read more

United States v. Aguirre-Miron


In United States v. Aguirre-Miron, the Third Circuit found plain error when the District Court failed to group certain closely related counts, as required by … Read more

Office of General Counsel v. Bumsted


In 2019, Requesters filed a Right to Know Law (RTKL) request with the Office of General Counsel (OGC), seeking any “applications submitted to OGC for … Read more

Click below to read articles written by Matt and David.

We framed an innocent man, but we have prosecutorial immunity, RIGHT?!


On April 20, 2020, the Third Circuit filed an opinion … Read more

We don’t owe you squat!


On April 7, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania decided Spector … Read more

Use This Time to Reflect on Law Firm Management


With courts practically closed, and commerce overall slowed to a … Read more

No (attempted) good deed goes unpunished.


In Commonwealth v. Frederick, 770 MDA 2019 (Pa. Super Ct. 2020), … Read more

Appealing Adverse Pretrial Detention Rulings


With the onslaught of COVID-19 and the virus’s breakneck pace … Read more

Writ of Error Coram Nobis – alive, but, perhaps, not so well.


In Ragbir v. USA (, the Third Circuit Court of … Read more

NJ courts inch their way into the future.


In Pathri v. Kakarlamath (, the New Jersey Appellate Division recognized … Read more