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At Sullivan | Simon, WE WRITE SO THAT YOU WIN. Successful litigators know legal research and writing are cognitively demanding tasks of immense value with proven results. That's why successful litigators hire us to handle their firm's legal research and writing projects for affordable, flat fees.

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.

Bethany v. SEIU PA State Council

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In Bethany v. SEIU PA State Council, the 3rd Circuit dealt with the United States Supreme Court’s fair-share ruling in Janus v. AFSCME Council 31, … Read more

United States v. Alexander

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In United States v. Alexander,  Appellant filed an interlocutory appeal from the District Court’s order denying various pretrial motions to dismiss the original and superseding … Read more

State v. C.W.H.

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In State v. C.W.H., the Appellate Division confronted a problematic trial in which the defendant was convicted of sexually assaulting his young daughter decades after … Read more

Commonwealth v. Little

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Little appealed the order denying his PCRA petition in which he alleged trial counsel was ineffective for failing to preserve an issue for direct appeal … Read more

United States v. Heatherly

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The defendants frequented an internet chat room where users regularly shared child pornography. One user repeatedly live-streamed himself raping and sexually abusing his six-year-old nephew. … Read more

State v. Gideon

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In State v. Gideon, a jury convicted the defendant of aggravated manslaughter and related charges. Five years later, the defendant filed a PCR petition and … Read more

State v. Tormasi

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In State v. Tormasi, the Appellate Division weighed in on the legality of sentencing a 16-year-old defendant to a term of life imprisonment with parole … Read more

Branch v. Cream-O-Land Dairy

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In Branch v. Cream-O-Land Dairy, an employee sued his employer under the New Jersey Wage and Hour Law, N.J.S.A. 34:11-56a to -56a38 because the employee … Read more

Doe v. Rutgers

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In Doe v. Rutgers, a former student at the School of Business at Rutgers filed a request with the school for a multitude of records … Read more

Matthews v. Erie Ins. Grp.

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The plaintiff in a motor-vehicle-accident case appealed from an order of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas that sustained the defendant’s preliminary objections because the … Read more

Click below to read articles written by Matt and David.

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

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

We don’t owe you squat!

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

Use This Time to Reflect on Law Firm Management

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

No (attempted) good deed goes unpunished.

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

Appealing Adverse Pretrial Detention Rulings

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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.

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In Ragbir v. USA (bit.ly/38kXr3q), the Third Circuit Court of … Read more

NJ courts inch their way into the future.

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In Pathri v. Kakarlamath (bit.ly/36ozlDk), the New Jersey Appellate Division recognized … Read more