New Jersey Criminal Appeals Lawyers

If you have been convicted of a crime and are reading this Web site from prison, the time to consider new legal representation is now.

Sometimes, a set of fresh eyes and a new approach to a criminal case is exactly what is needed when a defense strategy has proven unfruitful. Whether your sentence is too long or you want a new trial, the experienced appeals lawyers at Brickfield & Donahue are ready to listen.

To contact our law office in River Edge, New Jersey, call 201-488-7707 , or contact us by e-mail. Our attorneys have extensive experience in criminal appeals. We handle appeals from convictions in state and federal courts.

Some of the appeal issues and post-conviction issues we handle include:

  • Excessive sentences
  • Errors on a suppression issue
  • Jury charge issues
  • Discovery of new evidence that could not reasonably have been found
  • Prosecutorial misconduct (e.g. failure to provide exculpatory evidence)
  • Errors in evidentiary rulings

Attorneys Paul B. Brickfield and Joseph R. Donahue each have extensive experience in criminal appeals. As a former Bergen County prosecutor, Mr. Donahue was assigned to the Appellate Section of the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office. Since then, Mr. Donahue has practiced extensively before New Jersey's Appellate Division and Supreme Court as well as before the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Donahue and Mr. Brickfield are each Certified Criminal Trial Attorneys by the Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one has been convicted of a crime and need an experienced criminal appeals attorney to assist in your case, we encourage you to contact our office to schedule a free consultation. To reach our New Jersey law office, call 201-488-7707 , or contact us by e-mail.