Appellate advocacy is a specialized skill, particularly in complex or high-profile cases. The Weinhardt Law Firm regularly represents clients in appellate proceedings, having obtained appellate victories in a wide variety of civil and criminal cases. A listing of some of the Firm’s appellate successes is here. Many clients have hired the Firm to challenge or defend a district court judgment even though the Firm was not involved in the district court proceedings. The Weinhardt Law Firm provides an independent perspective and a strategic focus in an appeal, whether the case is before the Iowa Supreme Court, the Iowa Court of Appeals, or the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
Every one of the Firm’s lawyers is experienced in appellate advocacy. The Firm has two former clerks for the U.S. Court of Appeals and an instructor of appellate advocacy. In addition, all of the Firm’s lawyers have argued in Iowa’s appellate courts.