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.

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.

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

Commonwealth v. Zeno

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In 2007, when he was a minor, the defendant pleaded guilty to rape of a child as well as related sex crimes. In 2018, the defendant … Read more

State v. R.Y.

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R.Y. was convicted of sexual offenses against two young girls. On appeal, R.Y. contended that the trial court impermissibly excluded one victim’s statement to a caseworker … Read more

Commonwealth v. Yachimowski

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The defendant was convicted of endangering the welfare of children after he confined his young child to her bedroom by drilling two baby-gates stacked on … Read more

Darrington v. Milton Hershey Sch.

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Two former employees of the Milton Hershey School sued for discrimination and retaliation after they were fired. The school moved to compel arbitration under the … Read more

Commonwealth v. Bradley

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A jury found the defendant guilty of defiant trespass after he was arrested for using his phone to video record inside of the lobby of … 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