Elizabeth Trosman , Chief
Lori Buckler, Assistant to the Chief
The Assistants assigned to the Appellate Division are responsible for handling all appeals from criminal convictions in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. These duties include preparation of the appellate briefs and presentation of oral argument. The work of the Appellate Division provides excellent opportunities for Assistants to learn substantive criminal law, hone their oral advocacy skills, and perfect their legal writing.