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Areas of Practice


Our firm handles appeals before all of the California Appellate Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.

Our attorneys are experienced in identifying grounds for appeal. Our appellate attorneys write persuasive briefs and craft and deliver a convincing oral argument. Our appeals cover a wide range of issues including:

  • Family law matters
  • Probate
  • Foreclosures
  • Contracts
  • Injunctions
  • Personal injury
  • Restraining orders
  • Attorney's fees
  • Statutory interpretation
  • Administrative review

Appeals Attorneys

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Deborah S. Bull


Ms. Bull’s area of practice includes appellate law. The State Bar of California has certified Ms. Bull as a Legal Specialist in Appellate Law. Ms. Bull has handled over fifty appellate matters to decision. Her appeals have covered a wide range of issues, including family law matters, probate, foreclosures, contracts, injunctions, personal injury, restraining orders, attorney's fees, statutory interpretation, and administrative review.
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Daphne A. Beletsis

Ms. Beletsis has a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis on personal injury, legal malpractice, real estate disputes, trust litigation and appeals
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Leslie R. Perry


Mr. Perry practices in the areas of land use, real estate, mortgage finance & structured products and business law. He represents clients before various administrative and planning agencies, including County of Sonoma, City of Santa Rosa, Town of Windsor, City of Petaluma, City of Rohnert Park, City of Sonoma, City of Cotati, City of Sebastopol, Sonoma County Airport Land Use Commission and Water Quality and Air Quality Boards.