court of appeals

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court of appeals

n. any court (state or federal) which hears appeals from judgments and rulings of trial courts or lower appeals courts. (See: court)

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He is chair of the national appellate department of Greenberg Traurig, served as chair of Florida's first Appellate Certification Committee, and as charter president of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers.
Ezequiel Lugo is an associate in the appellate department of Butler, Pappas, Weihmuller, Katz and Craig, LLP.