Appeals

Harry litigates civil and criminal appeals in state and federal court. He represents individuals and also associates with lawyers who wish to work with an experienced appellate lawyer.

NOTABLE CASES:

Mangiaracina v. Penzone, 849 F.3d 1191 (9th Cir. 2017) and Hayes v. Idaho Correctional Center, 849 F.3d 1204 (9th Cir. 2017). These cases held that prisoners have a First and Sixth Amendment right to receive legal mail from attorneys.

Heckman v. Williamson County, Texas: A unanimous decision in the Texas Supreme Court on behalf of a class of indigent defendants who were denied the right to counsel.

Rothgery v. Gillespie County, Texas: In which the United States Supreme Court clarified the scope of the Sixth Amendment and ruled that our client was improperly denied access to an attorney.

In re PRP of Allen, 2012 WL 3224321 (Wash. Ct. App. August 8, 2012):  In which we successfully overturned a conviction for possession of a firearm by a felon. Afterward, I helped the client obtain compensation under Washington Wrongful Conviction statute.

State v. Williams: In which the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals determined the denial of counsel to our client was structural error that required reversal of her conviction.

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