Scott M. Davidson
Founder & Lead Attorney

Scott M. Davidson, Ph.D., a graduate of Yale University, and a former appellate judicial law clerk, has 20 years of successful experience litigating appeals. Dr. Davidson has an extensive history of winning criminal and civil appeals in state and federal courts.

Dr. Davidson is principal and founder of JustAppeals.Net, a boutique law firm focusing on appellate and post-judgment litigation. The firm is based in the Southwest, but has a national presence, building on Dr. Davidson’s decades of experience in federal and state appeals. Although the home office is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, recent cases have found Dr. Davidson representing clients in courts in Washington, D.C., California, Virginia, Maine, Wyoming, Georgia, Louisiana, as well as New Mexico, Texas and Colorado. In today’s increasingly mobile work environment, appellate litigation depends more on the attorney’s skills and knowledge than their physical location in a particular jurisdiction.

Dr. Davidson personally handles each case, offering a client-centered approach. As a former law professor, with years of litigation and post-graduate teaching experience, Dr. Davidson will explain to you in depth each phase of your case.

Your appeal is your last best chance to right a wrong. Dr. Davidson recognizes that appellate litigation can be time-consuming, emotionally-draining and costly. He believes you have the right to the best representation on appeal.

Choosing the right appellate lawyer can change your life. Contact JustAppeals.Net to see if our firm matches your appellate needs.

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Contact Dr. Davidson and at or 505-255-9084 about your immigration appeal.

Appellate Litigation

Dr. Scott M. Davidson has 20 years of experience in appellate litigation. He litigates appeals from coast to coast, in state and federal courts, in civil and criminal cases. Dr. Davidson worked as a judicial law clerk for appellate justices at the Supreme Court of New Mexico, and taught appellate law at the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Dr. Scott M. Davidson has authored guides on appellate litigation and online summaries of recent appellate cases. He is regularly called upon to educate other attorneys in the finer points of appellate litigation.

Immigration Appeals

If you or a loved one is facing deportation from the United States, you have the right to appeal. Dr. Scott M. Davidson has a wealth of experience handling immigration appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals and to federal circuit courts of appeal. In many cases, a potential deportee can reverse the immigration judge’s ruling.

Dr. Davidson has been called upon to educate other attorneys on points of law in immigration appeals. He has successfully litigated dozens of cases in federal and state courts involving the complex intersection of immigration and criminal law.

Post-Conviction & Habeas Corpus Cases

After a conviction and a direct appeal, many wrongful convictions remain uncorrected. If you or a loved one has been wrongfully convicted, relief may still be available in post-conviction litigation, such as in habeas corpus or similar proceedings. For more than 15 years, Dr. Scott M. Davidson has been successfully litigating post-conviction cases in federal and state courts from coast to coast.

He has taught courses in post-conviction litigation at the University of New Mexico School of Law, and is regularly called upon to educate other attorneys in the finer points of post-conviction law.

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