Contact us to have Matthew R. Litt, Esq. and Lincolnesq write or edit your firm’s appellate and trial court briefs:

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Win more appeals and motions, keep your cases moving constantly forward, and resolve your files more efficiently

Matthew’s confluence of experience as law firm Appellate Dept. Chair, Seton Hall Law School writing professor, and best-selling author means no one writes, or thinks about writing, like Matt does. Matthew has helped countless attorneys and law firms write, organize, and edit high-stakes appellate and motion briefs. He has written briefs submitted throughout over 20 county Superior and Supreme Courts in New Jersey and New York, and written and edited Appellate briefs submitted to the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, New Jersey Appellate Division (Emergent and Standard), and New York’s Appellate Division 2nd and 4th Departments. 

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The 11 Hallmarks of a Strong Brief Writer:

1) Recognizes/compensates for emotional entanglement

2) Writes with empathy

3) Is relentlessly advocating

4) Is constantly goal-oriented

5) Is pragmatic about achieving her goals

6) Is adept at using legal precedent and analogy

7) Acts as a resource for the Court

8) Uses careful balance of logic & emotion

9) Knows there is almost always two sides to every story

10) Challenges her own assumptions

11) Craves & provides the reader with context