Over the past 30-plus years, attorney Pat Ford has earned an excellent reputation as an aggressive, compassionate and committed appellate lawyer. He has dedicated his career to defending the rights of clients in criminal defense appeals and constitutional law disputes and is especially well-known for his landmark win before the Supreme Court in Riley v. California. Throughout his career as a criminal appeals lawyer, Pat Ford has appealed death penalty verdicts before the Supreme Court of California and represented clients before the Supreme Court of the United States. In 2015, Pat Ford was named appellate lawyer of the year by the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association and Appellate Defenders Inc., and he has an AVVO rating of 10 out of 10, which puts him in the category of “superb.” When you hire attorney Pat Ford to represent you in your criminal appeals case, you can rest assured that you are being represented by the best.