Appeals and Post-Conviction Matters
David Abbott is an outstanding appellate attorney. He spent two years as a staff attorney for the U.S. Court of Appeals, where he drafted over 100 appellate opinions for federal judges. This experience gives him rare insight into how appellate judges decide cases. He has briefed over 20 appeals in the Georgia courts. Distinguished trial attorneys have hired David Abbott to write their briefs. In 2013, he, was one of a handful of criminal defense attorneys to win a grant of certiorari from the Supreme Court of Georgia. Mr. Abbott’s polished writing and a deep understanding of the law have won the respect and attention of Georgia’s appellate courts.
Below is an actual brief David Abbott filed with the Supreme Court of Georgia. For privacy reasons, the client’s name has been changed.