Shapiro Law Group, PC has the experience needed to make sure every detail of your case is handled with your needs in mind. We will explain the entire process, secure the necessary documents, and be there to help keep you focused on the resolution you need and deserve.

Federal Appeals Lawyers in Massachusetts

Federal court cases can be complex and difficult to maneuver. The ruling in a federal court case can have a ripple effect across Massachusetts and every other state. Because of the importance of a fair and just outcome, the appeals process involving a federal case can be even more complex and vital than the initial case. If you are in need of appealing a federal case, you need a dedicated, skilled, and experienced appellate attorney fighting in your corner. You need an attorney who will give your appeal the time and resources necessary to ensure a fair outcome. You need Shapiro Law Group, PC, as your legal advocate. A federal case can entail a sentence of prison time, high fines, and has the potential to affect every aspect of a client’s life. Accepting a ruling and dealing with the consequences handed down in a federal case is not always the best option. If you feel a federal ruling is unjust, unfair, or a violation of your rights, you need to understand your rights and the appeals process in general. Shapiro Law Group, PC, can ensure your appeal is filed with the U.S. Court of Appeals within the necessary timeframe and ensure the case is thoroughly evaluated.


There are any number of reasons a federal case may be appealed. Some of the reasons include:

  • Mishandling of evidence
  • Violation of rights
  • Inadequate representation or conflict of interest
  • Ill-advisement of a plea bargain
  • Misinterpretation of the law
  • Jury presented with wrong instructions
  • Judge misbehavior or bias


  • Civil Appeals
  • State Appeals

A federal case can be appealed all the way up the U. S. Supreme Court, if the decision will impact public policy. A federal case appeal requires dedication, a skilled research team who will gather new evidence while analyzing the old, and an unwavering belief that the initial outcome was not fair, just, or within the confines of the law. Shapiro Law Group, PC, can help pinpoint the obstacles and any wrongdoing in the case and will work to overcome those obstacles. We will research case law, evaluate any precedents that may help, and re-interview witnesses. We will also investigate new evidence and witnesses to give your appeal every advantage we can. Our firm may be able to obtain a dismissal of a charge, a re-sentencing hearing, and the second chance an individual needs and deserves. There may be too much at stake to not pursue the legal right of an appeal of a federal court case decision. Let Shapiro Law Firm PC, hear the details of your case and see if we can appeal your case and help you through this difficult time. With dedication, compassion, and a respect for the appeals process, Shapiro Law Group, PC, can be your source for the justice and second chance you deserve. The attorneys at Shapiro Law Group, PC, are ready to help you. Contact us today to set up your free initial consultation. (617) 203-8895.