Tag: The Brownlee Law Firm

Filing A Petition For Writ Of Certiorari & Brief Of Amicus Curiae To The United States Supreme Court – Part 1 of 2

July 11th, 2019 by

U.S. Supreme Court BuildingI was recently asked by a fellow attorney to research how to file a petition for writ of certiorari and a brief of amicus curiae in the United States Supreme Court (USSC). This is the first of two articles that will address, in limited scope, filing:¹

  1. A petition for writ of certiorari in the United States Supreme Court, on review from a judgment or order entered by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  2. An amicus curiae brief at the petition stage

These articles will not address the rules pertaining to filing an amicus curiae brief at the merits stage or oral argument stage, a cross-petition for writ of certiorari, a response to any petition, an initial brief on the merits, procedures related to a case before the Court at the oral argument stage, etc. (more…)

Michael Brownlee Presents Oral Argument to the Florida Supreme Court

April 17th, 2019 by

Florida Supreme Court On March 6, 2019, Michael (Mike) Brownlee of The Brownlee Law Firm had the honor of presenting oral argument to the Florida Supreme Court in case number SC18-674. Because the case involves children and an adoption proceeding, the Florida Supreme Court ordered that the briefing in the case be sealed.

As a result, we cannot share the briefs with the world as we do with most of our other appeals. But we can invite you to watch Mr. Brownlee’s oral argument. (more…)