Appellate Practice

Waller Smith & Palmer has successfully litigated appeals at every level-from state appellate court to the United States Supreme Court. Our attorneys are skilled at identifying appealable issues, preparing of appellate materials and briefs, and presenting  of oral arguments. We also accept referrals of appeals from other attorneys.

Our lawyers have litigated appeals in several areas, including:

  • Family Law
  • Land Use, Zoning and Land Conservation
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Social Security Disability
  • Estate Litigation

A representative sample of our appellate court cases include:

Kelo v. City of New London, et al, 125 S. Ct. 2655 (2005)
Goodwin v. Colchester Probate Court, 162 Conn. App. 412 (2016)
Lowney v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals of Black Point Beach Club Ass’n, 144 Conn. App. 224 (2013)
Fort Trumbull Conservancy, LLC v. City of New London, 135 Conn. App. 167 (2012)
Fort Trumbull Conservancy, LLC v. Alves, 140 Conn. App. 155 (2012)
Jancewicz v. 1721, LLC, 305 Conn. 907 (2012)
Murphy v. EAPWJP, LLC, 30 Conn. 391 (2012)
Khan v. Hillyer, 306 Conn. 205 (2012)
Jacobowitz v. Jacobowitz, 102 Conn. App. 332 (2007)