Experienced Aid in Criminal Appeals in Worcester, MA
We use our trial experience to represent clients in criminal appeals in Worcester, MA and throughout Massachusetts. Because we represent clients every day in criminal courts throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island, we has the necessary training to spot problems with how a trial was conducted and to identify mistakes that may have adversely impacted a client's right to a fair trial. We apply our broad base of knowledge regarding criminal law and procedure to this review of every case to ensure that every potential issue is litigated on appeal. We closely follow the most recent, cutting-edge developments in the law and use that information to fight to overturn wrongful convictions.
Attorney Griffis has represented clients appealing criminal convictions in the First Circuit Court of Appeals, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, and the Massachusetts Appeals Court. He has also litigated motions for new trial in the trial court system. In all of those forums, he draws upon both his writing skills to draft compelling, creative arguments, as well as his ability to succinctly articulate the most important legal issues in a case to give his clients the best chance of overturning any unjust result.
- An appeal of a criminal conviction in state or federal court
- A motion for new trial
- A habeas petition in federal court
- Vacating a plea or other disposition
- Post-conviction relief related to potential immigration issues