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Miami Appellate Attorney James Tilghman Chosen for 2019 Best Lawyers Publication


The firm of Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain, P.A. is proud to announce that our friend and colleague, Attorney James Tilghman, has been included in the 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. His inclusion on the list is for Mr. Tilghman’s work as an appellate attorney.

Once a year, Best Lawyers® publishes a list of the top practicing lawyers from each practice area and in each major metropolitan area. Attorneys will nominate peers in the field they believe represent the very best of their colleagues: lawyers who exemplify high-caliber representation, incisive legal thought, and genuine contributions to their area of practice.

Those nominees are then reviewed by current Best Lawyers selections, who cast their support behind the attorneys who best personify the values and skills of a leading legal authority. The result is a peer-reviewed list built by the consensus of the top attorneys in each city nationwide. Best Lawyers then ensures that each attorney qualifies for inclusion and publishes the list nationwide.

Two Decades as a Board-Certified Appellate Attorney

Appellate lawyers have a unique skillset among lawyers. Appeals are not won through litigation or cross-examination, but through exhaustive research and clear written briefs. Appellate lawyers make their arguments on paper—and if an attorney is unable to make their case on paper, they won’t have a successful appellate practice.

Attorney James Tilghman spent the first half of his career as a trial lawyer, but over time he became the de facto legal expert and appellate attorney for Stewart Tilghman Fox Bianchi & Cain. In 1996, he committed his practice solely to appellate law and by 1999 became Board Certified in Appellate Practice by the Florida Bar. Since then, he has provided a unique and vital component of our firm’s mission to champion plaintiffs’ rights.

As a former trial attorney, James Tilghman is able to utilize both litigation skills and written argument to compel courts to revisit lower court decisions. His success and recognition for his work in appeals demonstrate the power of having an experienced legal expert in your corner.

We’re proud to call Mr. Tilghman our colleague and our friend. We look forward to the many victories and successes he will yet achieve.