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The US Court of Appeals for the 6th and 10th Circuit


D. Chris Hesse Admitted to Practice in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Tenth Circuit

The Law Offices of D. Chris Hesse is pleased to announce that Attorney D. Chris Hesse has been formally admitted to practice law in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth and Tenth Circuit. This is a significant achievement that speaks volumes about his continued progression through the ladders of the criminal justice system; as well as one that enables him to better serve clients facing a daunting federal appellate court system.

The U.S. courts of appeals are regarded among the most significant and influential courts in the country for the fact that they play host to precedent-setting cases and decisions that impact millions of Americans.

The Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals encompasses multiple districts, including Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, and multiple districts in Oklahoma. The Sixth Circuit holds appellate jurisdiction over districts in Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky.

Recently, Attorney D. Chris Hesse was admitted to the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit, which, as the largest court of appeals in the nation, covers 20% of the population. There are a total of 13 U.S. courts of appeals.

With his latest admissions, Attorney D. Chris Hesse offers a breadth of versatility to clients appealing federal court decisions in addition to extensive experience in criminal defense and civil rights matters. If you have questions regarding an appeal or wish to learn more about Amarillo Criminal Defense Attorney D. Chris Hesse’s services, contact us today.