Although many cases do not end after trial or a summary judgment, an appeal often requires skills distinct from handling the rest of the case. Woods Fuller has a number of lawyers with expertise in appellate practice, and the firm has been involved in many landmark decisions in the South Dakota Supreme Court and the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. The firm's appellate practice extends to the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.
An appeal may be the last phase in any kind of litigation. While it can arise in any kind of case, an appeal requires experience and special skills. We have decades of experience successfully handling appeals before the South Dakota Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.