Legal Services

Both Richard Mischel and Scott Horn are recognized for the significant skill and knowledge that make up the firm's successful appellate practice. They have extensive appellate litigation experience in public service and private practice. Scott and Richard both have backgrounds in prosecution and clerking for the appellate court. Our team can evaluate a case from all angles, and we understand how the opposing parties think and plan their case.

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We represent clients in all phases of appellate litigation. Since 1999, our firm has been dedicated to providing individual and institutional clients with winning appellate presentations and insightful counsel. Some of our case decisions have changed established laws and set new legal precedents. Our team also represents attorneys facing professional disciplinary proceedings before the bar.

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Knowledgeable In All Aspects Of Criminal And Civil Appeals

Our attorneys are skilled in all aspects of civil and criminal appeals, sentencing proceedings, professional disciplinary proceedings and post-judgment litigation. We often work with trial lawyers, assisting with motion practice at all stages of civil and criminal litigation and advising on trial strategy and the preservation of appellate issues.

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A History Of Distinguished Service And Professional Recognition

Our attorneys' extensive experience in public service prior to entering private appellate practice is a valuable asset that uniquely benefits our clients.

Attorney Richard Mischel served as deputy chief of the Appeals Bureau of the Kings County District Attorney's Office. He also served as principal law secretary to the presiding justice, Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department of the State of New York. He has filed briefs and appeared in the Supreme Court of the United States; federal appeals courts, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Circuits; and New York and New Jersey appellate courts.

Attorney Scott Horn served as principal law secretary to an associate justice of the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department of the State of New York. He also served as a senior appellate court attorney in that court. He has filed briefs and appeared in the federal appeals courts, 2nd and 3rd Circuits; the New York State Court of Appeals; the New York State Appellate Division; and the New York State Appellate Term.

Thought Leaders In The Appeals Process

Mischel and Horn have written and lectured extensively about appellate practice. Their seminars, classes and articles cover diverse subjects and have been presented in such distinguished venues as St. John's University School of Law, the New York State Bar Association, the Brooklyn Bar Association and the New York Law Journal.

Contact Our Experienced Attorneys For Counsel

To schedule a free case consultation with one of the civil and criminal appeals attorneys of Mischel & Horn, P.C., call our New York office at 212-425-5191 or contact us online. We practice in the New York and New Jersey state courts, and federal courts nationwide.