Atlanta Federal Appeals Lawyer

Offering Knowledgeable Advocacy in Federal Criminal Appeals

There is so much riding on the outcome of every criminal trial. When judges make mistakes over the course of a trial, a criminal defendant may be wrongfully convicted. Fortunately, defendants do have the right to an appeal. The attorney you select to represent you in your appeal can make a major difference in the ultimate success or failure of your appeal.

Jerome “Jerry” Froelich Jr. has successfully argued more than 30 appellate cases in federal and state courts across the United States. In his appeals practice, Jerry represent clients who he represented in trial. He also takes on appeals for people who had a different criminal defense lawyer in trial. In either case, he will thoroughly review the record to determine all potential issues.

Providing Skilled Representation in Written and Oral Arguments

A successful appellate lawyer must have two distinctly different skills. First, your lawyer must be able to set out compelling arguments in written briefs. Many appeals are won and lost based on the quality of the brief. Secondly, your lawyer must be able to argue your position in oral arguments before a panel of judges. Your lawyer must be able to anticipate the judge’s likely questions and answer these questions persuasively.

As an Atlanta federal appeals attorney, Jerry is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and the First, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Eleventh United States Circuit Court of Appeals. Many of these cases, in addition to helping clients obtain their desired relief, have changed existing law. These cases include:

  • United States v. $38,000, which changed federal forfeiture procedures
  • Hughes v. Bowers, which set the standard of review concerning exculpatory evidence in habeas corpus cases
  • Emmanuel v. State of Georgia, which changed the law of entrapment in Georgia
  • Jerry wrote the brief in Decatur Auto Center v. Wachovia Bank, which changed the law of conversion in Georgia.

In 2011, Jerry successfully argued two cases before the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. United States v. Kottwitz, et al., involved allegations of tax fraud, and United States v. Les Rector, et al., which was the largest mortgage fraud case brought in the Northern District of Georgia. As a Jacksonville appellate attorney, Jerry am ready to present a strong case in federal appeals courts across the Southeast and the United States.

Contact Jerry Froelich to Discuss Your Appeal

Call 404-881-1111 or complete the contact form to schedule an appointment.