Ghostwriting

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.

United States v. Safehouse

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Since taking office in 2018, United States Attorney William McSwain has not been shy about taking stances in opposition to state and local officials. In … Read more

United States v. Davis

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In United States v. Davis, the defendant answered an ad on Craigslist.com looking for casual sex. Unfortunately, the “wild child” he responded to was actually … Read more

United States v. Harra

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In United States v. Harra, the Third Circuit dealt with criminal convictions arising out of banking practices in the wake of the “Great Recession” of … Read more

Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Comm’n v. Sec. PA Dep’t Labor and Indus.

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Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Comm’n v. Sec. PA Dep’t Labor and Indus. was a dispute about an interstate compact between PA and NJ that … Read more

In re Expungement of T.O.

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The Supreme Court determined the “effect of a gubernatorial pardon on a request to expunge a criminal record” in In re Expungement of T.O. The … Read more

Cruz. v. Camden Co. Police Dep’t

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Cruz was arrested and indicted for murder.  After spending two years in jail, a jury acquitted him. Thereafter, he filed a civil action alleging that … Read more

Schmitt v. State Farm Auto Ins. Co.

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In Schmitt v. State Farm Ins. Co., State Farm appealed the trial court’s grant of partial summary judgment. Critically, the trial court resolved the appellee’s … Read more

Commonwealth v. Wallace

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In Commonwealth v. Wallace, a jury convicted the defendant of aggravated assault and related charges. On appeal, he claimed seven points of error, including two … Read more

State v. Gerena

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In State v. Gerena, the Appellate Division declined to follow precedent from the New Jersey Court of Errors and Appeals. If you practiced in front … Read more

Khalil v. Williams

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Khalil v. Williams was a legal malpractice action based on the defendant-attorneys’ representation of the plaintiff in a premises liability suit. In the malpractice suit, … 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