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.

Calderon-Rosas v. Attorney General

By

Calderon-Rosas paid a now-disbarred attorney to represent him in removal proceedings, and Calderon-Rosas was ordered deported after that attorney failed to present key evidence supporting … Read more

Commonwealth v. Gross

By

The PA Supreme Court confronted a defendant who helped supply a firearm to her boyfriend, who eventually used that firearm to kill a police officer … Read more

Selective Way Ins. v. MAK Services

By

#CivilLaw #SummaryJudgment 04/24/2020- MAK Services was exclusively in the business of snow and ice removal and the company obtained liability insurance (“the Policy”) for its operations from … Read more

Ungurian v. Beyzman

By

In this medical malpractice suit, the defendant hospital Wilkes-Barre General Hospital sought to protect certain reports made in the wake of a botched medical procedure. … Read more

State v. R.K.

By

#CSL #SocialMedia # 1stAmendment #MegansLaw #StrictScrutiny #Overbroad In what surely is a preview of a New Jersey (maybe even SCOTUS) case, the Appellate Division determined … Read more

Hope v. Warden York Cty. Prison

By

#TRO #PreliminaryInjunction #Jurisdiction #Habeas Several immigration detainees filed a habeas corpus petition seeking their release based on the COVID-19 pandemic and the conditions of the … Read more

James v. NJ State Police

By

#QualifiedImmunity #ClearlyEstablished #1983 4/21/2020 — This 1983 suit was brought as a result of a state trooper shooting and killing an armed suspect. Prior to … Read more

Fogle v. Sokol

By

#1983 #Immunity 04/20/2020- Fogle spent more than three decades in prison for a crime he says he did not commit. Now free, he sued the … Read more

Commonwealth v. Koehler

By

This case presents plenty of intrigue for appellate law experts. A special panel of judges was convened pursuant to the Rules of Judicial Administration to … Read more

Guzman v. Attorney General

By

#ImmigrationLaw #Removal 04/17/20- Guzman left El Salvador and entered the U.S. seeking relief pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) and the Convention Against Torture … Read more

Click below to read articles written by Matt and David.

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

Category:

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

We don’t owe you squat!

Category:

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

Use This Time to Reflect on Law Firm Management

Category:

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

No (attempted) good deed goes unpunished.

Category:

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

Appealing Adverse Pretrial Detention Rulings

Category:

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.

Category:

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

NJ courts inch their way into the future.

Category:

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