Criminal Appeals

What you need to know about Criminal Appeals

Miedel & Mysliwiec LLP has a proven track record representing clients on appeal as well as in post-conviction proceedings, including habeas corpus petitions in state and federal court. The firm has extensive experience perfecting appeals in New York State appellate courts, including the Court of Appeals, as well as the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. It has successfully represented clients in post-conviction proceedings in both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, as well as in New York's state courts.

Representative Matters:

  • Achieved reversal of computer misuse conspiracy conviction in the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Won Article 78 proceeding in New York's Second Appellate Department
  • Following the filing of an N.Y. C.P.L. Sec. 440.10 post-conviction motion, the court granted a post-conviction evidentiary hearing on whether a trial witness had recanted
  • Following extensive post-plea motion practice, the court permitted the withdrawal of a client's guilty plea to several years of incarceration and permitted a new plea to probation
  • Obtained bail pending appeal for a client appealing his conviction in New York State courts
  • Obtained reversal and dismissal of conviction for animal cruelty in New York's Appellate Term
  • In representation of N.Y. City Council election campaign, achieved affirmance in Appellate Division, Second Department, following trial court's dismissal of most counts in indictment