court of appeals

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Synonyms for court of appeals

a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies

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At the time of his appointment to the court, he was a partner at the firm and headed the appellate department.
During his career on the bench, Peck served as presiding judge in 1985 and 1986, and later as presiding judge of the appellate department of the court, and as a general trial, juvenile court and juvenile dependency judge.
He served as Presiding Judge of the Appellate Department and was a justice pro tempore for the Court of Appeal, where he initiated a settlement conference program for appellate matters.
Reiter is board certified in appellate practice and chairs the appellate department at Adorno & Yoss LLP.
appointed Luesebrink to the Superior Court where he served in the civil, criminal and family law panels, and as Presiding Judge in the Appellate Department.
Some smaller firms have designated a member to handle all appeals, while a few larger firms have inaugurated entire appellate departments, staffed by full-time specialists.