Practice Areas

Appellate Litigation is my practice

Appellate litigation is a niche practice area, but it covers all types of litigated cases. Thus Attorney Joshua Gordon has handled appeals in many areas of the law.

Commercial Disputes

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving disintegrating businesses, construction contracts and construction errors, business-to-business contracts, trade secrets, consumer protection, and others.

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Land Use & Municipal

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving zoning variances, adverse possession, tax liens, waterfront uses, agricultural land, junkyards, wetlands, restraints on alienation, manufactured housing, and others.

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Probate & Trust

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving disputed language in wills, intentional and constructive trusts, medicaid assets, guardianships, and others.

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Foreclosure, Mortgages, Condos

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving mortgage banking, foreclosure and foreclosure auctions, and disputes within condominium communities.

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Financial Crime & Forfeiture

Joshua Gordon has litigated criminal appeals involving immigration, importation, fraudulent financial schemes, and others.

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Family Separation & Support

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving nearly every aspect of separation and support, including fault and no-fault divorces, alimony, pre-nuptial agreements, domestic violence and restraining orders, division of real estate both local and international, and splitting of unique properties such as pensions and family businesses.

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Parenting & Adoption

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving many aspects of parenting, including multi-jurisdictional child rearing, custody disputes, child support, relocation, college payments, parental alienation, consensual and disputed adoptions, children who have been neglected or harmed, and others.

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Regulatory & Taxation

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals from many government agencies, including commercial taxation, energy, environment, mental health and disabilities, professional licensing, workers' compensation, freedom-of-information and open-government laws, and others.

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Personal Injury & Insurance

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving professional malpractice, workplace injuries, slip-and-fall, defamation, auto accidents, dog bites, insurance payments, and others.

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Civil Rights & Elections

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving peaceful protests, gun rights, abortion rights, voting and elections, school financing, and others.

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Employment & Benefits

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals involving non-compete contracts, sexual harassment, workplace injuries, employee benefits, and others.

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Landlord & Tenant

Joshua Gordon has represented both landlords and tenants, litigating appeals involving residential and commercial tenancies, lead paint, habitability, utilities, and others.

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Attorney Discipline

Because the state's highest court in most jurisdictions is the only authority that can suspend or disbar a lawyer, Joshua Gordon's practice includes lawyer discipline cases where there are allegations of significant ethical lapses.

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Criminal Defendants

Joshua Gordon has litigated appeals of all types of federal and state crime, from shoplifting to murder, and has argued appellate issues such as indictments, search and seizure, admissibility of evidence, jury instructions and jury nullification, sentencing, ineffective assistance of counsel, habeas corpus, and others.

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