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Myron Moskovitz

Legal Director

Moskovitz Appellate Team

UC Berkeley SOL Boalt Hal

90 Crocker Ave

Piedmont , CA 94611-3823

Phone: (510) 384-0354

Email: myronmoskovitz@gmail.com

Myron is author of "Moskovitz on Appeal" (LexisNexis) and "Winning An Appeal" (5th ed., Carolina Academic Press). Moskovitz Appellate Team is a group of former appellate judges and appellate research attorneys who handle and consult on appeals and writs. The Daily Journal designated Moskovitz Appellate Team as one of California's top boutique law firms.



Columns
Title Category Published
On Moot Court Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Feb. 20, 2018
Appellate Adventures, Chapter Two: “What’s the Payout?” Appellate Practice Feb. 5, 2018
Appellate Adventures, Chapter One: “The Odds of Winning” Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Jan. 22, 2018
Strategic reading Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Jan. 8, 2018
Do I make myself clear? Law Practice, Appellate Practice Dec. 18, 2017
Thanks, CLRA Law Practice, Labor/Employment, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice Dec. 4, 2017
Sometimes, an appellate court does find facts Civil Litigation, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice Nov. 20, 2017
What do lawyers actually do? Law Practice, Appellate Practice Oct. 30, 2017
‘Realist’ or ‘formalist’: Part 2 Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Oct. 16, 2017
‘Realist’ or ‘formalist’: Part 1 Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Oct. 2, 2017
Can you DIG it, California Supreme Court? Civil Litigation, California Supreme Court, Appellate Practice Sep. 18, 2017
Filing the Notice of Appeal Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Sep. 5, 2017
Setting up an appeal: Preparing the Statement of Decision U.S. Supreme Court, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Aug. 21, 2017
Setting up an appeal — in the trial court Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Aug. 7, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part VII Appellate Practice Jul. 17, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part VI Appellate Practice Jul. 3, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part V Appellate Practice Jun. 19, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part IV Appellate Practice Jun. 5, 2017
Statement of facts: Part III Appellate Practice May. 15, 2017
Statement of facts: Part II Appellate Practice May. 1, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part I Appellate Practice Apr. 17, 2017
Writs: Part III Appellate Practice Apr. 4, 2017
Writs: Part II Appellate Practice Mar. 20, 2017
Writs: Part I Appellate Practice Mar. 7, 2017
Thinking outside the American appellate box Appellate Practice Feb. 22, 2017
State high court's job, for now, isn't to fix errors Appellate Practice Feb. 7, 2017
On appeal, should we do as the Brits do? Appellate Practice Jan. 18, 2017
Know what the box is before you think outside of it Appellate Practice Jan. 4, 2017
Timing is everything, briefs included Appellate Practice Dec. 22, 2016
It matters Appellate Practice Dec. 6, 2016
Extremely Effective Advocacy Advice Appellate Practice Nov. 22, 2016
Concise is not the same as short Appellate Practice Nov. 8, 2016
You don't need 14,000 words Appellate Practice Oct. 18, 2016
They got it all wrong! Appellate Practice Oct. 4, 2016
Excellence is making the most of what you have to work with Appellate Practice Sep. 20, 2016
Your reply brief should reply, not repeat Appellate Practice Sep. 7, 2016
Preparation is over, it's time for oral argument Appellate Practice Aug. 16, 2016
Practice makes perfect Appellate Practice Aug. 2, 2016
Successful oral arguments require a little clairvoyance Appellate Practice Jul. 18, 2016
Appellate court judicial research staff attorney Appellate Practice Jul. 6, 2016
Appellate advocates, in fact, are not ostriches Appellate Practice Jun. 21, 2016
Weekly Appellate Report Podcast #8 Perulta, Halo & Art of Oral Argument Appellate Practice Jun. 17, 2016
What's the story? Appellate Practice Jun. 7, 2016
Appellate oral arguments should stress justice, not case law Appellate Practice May. 17, 2016
Did I say 'law clerk'? Appellate Practice May. 3, 2016
Oral argument: if not necessary, waive it goodbye Appellate Practice Apr. 19, 2016
Seeking review in the California Supreme Court Appellate Practice Mar. 16, 2016
Effective examples can give your brief some pizzazz Appellate Practice Nov. 5, 2015
When should clients pursue an appeal? Appellate Practice Sep. 18, 2015
Be aggressively reasonable in your briefs Appellate Practice Aug. 6, 2015
Should you anticipate arguments in opening briefs? Appellate Practice Jul. 7, 2015
Using precedent effectively in your briefs Appellate Practice Jun. 4, 2015
Law clerks at the state high court: then and now California Supreme Court, Appellate Practice May. 14, 2015
Briefs: If it ain't clear, it ain't there Appellate Practice May. 8, 2015
Should you use footnotes in briefs? Sure, but take it easy Appellate Practice Apr. 3, 2015
The Great Rent Control War Government Dec. 15, 2010
The Great Rent Control War Government Dec. 13, 2010
The Great Rent Control War Dec. 10, 2010
Abolish Oral Argument? Appellate Practice Sep. 9, 2010
Mysteries Of the Writ Appellate Practice Feb. 27, 2010
Mysteries of the Writ Appellate Practice Feb. 25, 2010
The Mysteries of Writs Appellate Practice Feb. 18, 2010
Field Work Jul. 1, 2009
Ill-Suited to Retail Law Office Management Oct. 2, 2007

Verdicts & Settlements
Title Category Published
On Moot Court Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Feb. 20, 2018
Appellate Adventures, Chapter Two: “What’s the Payout?” Appellate Practice Feb. 5, 2018
Appellate Adventures, Chapter One: “The Odds of Winning” Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Jan. 22, 2018
Strategic reading Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Jan. 8, 2018
Do I make myself clear? Law Practice, Appellate Practice Dec. 18, 2017
Thanks, CLRA Law Practice, Labor/Employment, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice Dec. 4, 2017
Sometimes, an appellate court does find facts Civil Litigation, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice Nov. 20, 2017
What do lawyers actually do? Law Practice, Appellate Practice Oct. 30, 2017
‘Realist’ or ‘formalist’: Part 2 Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Oct. 16, 2017
‘Realist’ or ‘formalist’: Part 1 Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Judges and Judiciary, Appellate Practice Oct. 2, 2017
Can you DIG it, California Supreme Court? Civil Litigation, California Supreme Court, Appellate Practice Sep. 18, 2017
Filing the Notice of Appeal Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Sep. 5, 2017
Setting up an appeal: Preparing the Statement of Decision U.S. Supreme Court, California Supreme Court, California Courts of Appeal, Appellate Practice, 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Aug. 21, 2017
Setting up an appeal — in the trial court Civil Litigation, Law Practice, Appellate Practice Aug. 7, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part VII Appellate Practice Jul. 17, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part VI Appellate Practice Jul. 3, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part V Appellate Practice Jun. 19, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part IV Appellate Practice Jun. 5, 2017
Statement of facts: Part III Appellate Practice May. 15, 2017
Statement of facts: Part II Appellate Practice May. 1, 2017
Statement of Facts: Part I Appellate Practice Apr. 17, 2017
Writs: Part III Appellate Practice Apr. 4, 2017
Writs: Part II Appellate Practice Mar. 20, 2017
Writs: Part I Appellate Practice Mar. 7, 2017
Thinking outside the American appellate box Appellate Practice Feb. 22, 2017
State high court's job, for now, isn't to fix errors Appellate Practice Feb. 7, 2017
On appeal, should we do as the Brits do? Appellate Practice Jan. 18, 2017
Know what the box is before you think outside of it Appellate Practice Jan. 4, 2017
Timing is everything, briefs included Appellate Practice Dec. 22, 2016
It matters Appellate Practice Dec. 6, 2016
Extremely Effective Advocacy Advice Appellate Practice Nov. 22, 2016
Concise is not the same as short Appellate Practice Nov. 8, 2016
You don't need 14,000 words Appellate Practice Oct. 18, 2016
They got it all wrong! Appellate Practice Oct. 4, 2016
Excellence is making the most of what you have to work with Appellate Practice Sep. 20, 2016
Your reply brief should reply, not repeat Appellate Practice Sep. 7, 2016
Preparation is over, it's time for oral argument Appellate Practice Aug. 16, 2016
Practice makes perfect Appellate Practice Aug. 2, 2016
Successful oral arguments require a little clairvoyance Appellate Practice Jul. 18, 2016
Appellate court judicial research staff attorney Appellate Practice Jul. 6, 2016
Appellate advocates, in fact, are not ostriches Appellate Practice Jun. 21, 2016
Weekly Appellate Report Podcast #8 Perulta, Halo & Art of Oral Argument Appellate Practice Jun. 17, 2016
What's the story? Appellate Practice Jun. 7, 2016
Appellate oral arguments should stress justice, not case law Appellate Practice May. 17, 2016
Did I say 'law clerk'? Appellate Practice May. 3, 2016
Oral argument: if not necessary, waive it goodbye Appellate Practice Apr. 19, 2016
Seeking review in the California Supreme Court Appellate Practice Mar. 16, 2016
Effective examples can give your brief some pizzazz Appellate Practice Nov. 5, 2015
When should clients pursue an appeal? Appellate Practice Sep. 18, 2015
Be aggressively reasonable in your briefs Appellate Practice Aug. 6, 2015
Should you anticipate arguments in opening briefs? Appellate Practice Jul. 7, 2015
Using precedent effectively in your briefs Appellate Practice Jun. 4, 2015
Law clerks at the state high court: then and now California Supreme Court, Appellate Practice May. 14, 2015
Briefs: If it ain't clear, it ain't there Appellate Practice May. 8, 2015
Should you use footnotes in briefs? Sure, but take it easy Appellate Practice Apr. 3, 2015
The Great Rent Control War Government Dec. 15, 2010
The Great Rent Control War Government Dec. 13, 2010
The Great Rent Control War Dec. 10, 2010
Abolish Oral Argument? Appellate Practice Sep. 9, 2010
Mysteries Of the Writ Appellate Practice Feb. 27, 2010
Mysteries of the Writ Appellate Practice Feb. 25, 2010
The Mysteries of Writs Appellate Practice Feb. 18, 2010
Field Work Jul. 1, 2009
Ill-Suited to Retail Law Office Management Oct. 2, 2007