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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.

Sullivan | Simon, LLC provides ghostwriting, researching, editing & Bluebooking, and 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.

Ladd v. Real Estate Comm’n

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Ladd, who was in her sixties, lived in NJ and managed two rental properties she owned, as well as the rental of some of her … Read more

Commonwealth v. T.B.

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In this child sex assault prosecution, the Commonwealth called as a witness a forensic interviewer who testified about her interview of the minor victim. Over … Read more

Fischbein v. Olson Res. Grp.

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In these consolidated appeals, the issue was whether faxes soliciting participation by the recipients in market research surveys in exchange for monetary payments are advertisements … Read more

United States v. Bradley

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The defendant was pulled over after a trooper observed the defendant weave in and out of traffic. During the stop, the defendant admitted his license … Read more

Commonwealth v. Bostian

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The defendant was the conductor of an Amtrak train, which derailed in Phila., killing eight people and injuring many others. The PA Office of the … Read more

State v. Lawrence

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Lawrence had been confined to a jail work-release program as a result of his failure to pay child support. When he failed to return to … Read more

State v. Jones

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The defendant was convicted of two counts of attempted murder and other charges after he shot the victim three times. The evidence for one of … Read more

Commonwealth v. Hromek

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Hromek appealed the denial of his challenge to the legality of his sentence via a “Petition for Enforcement of Plea Agreement.” The Superior Court treated … Read more

NJ Transit Corp. v. Sanchez

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NJ Transit paid out a workers’ comp claim to one of its employees who was rear-ended. NJ Transit then sought to recoup the benefits from … Read more

In re Estate of Wagner

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Upon reaching the age of majority, the appellant and a guardian filed a joint petition to discharge the guardian’s stewardship of the appellant’s estate, which … 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