MaryBeth LippSmith

MaryBeth LippSmith

MaryBeth LippSmith is the founder of LippSmith Law in Los Angeles, where she specializes in appeals. She served as a term law clerk to the Honorable Dorothy W. Nelson on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals from 2002 to 2003 and as her career law clerk from 2011 to 2015. You can reach her at marybeth@lippsmithlaw.com.

Articles written by this author:

Bringing a Ninth Circuit appeal

This federal court received 11,000 new appeals in 2016 and terminated 12,000 pending cases – so let’s set your expectations

MaryBeth LippSmith

2017 December


Write a superior opening brief for your appeal

Let the standard of review help you keep your brief on point

MaryBeth LippSmith

2018 December