At The Bullard Firm, our mission is to provide excellent, bespoke legal services to clients seeking federal or state appellate or post-conviction relief. We believe that every case is unique, which is why we craft individually tailored solutions for each of our clients. Above all, we strive to provide the highest level of appellate representation.
Brandon argues for dismissal of the death notice in a cold-case murder prosecution because of the State’s vindictiveness and for the dismissal of the case because his client’s speedy-trial rights were violated.
Brandon comments on the Eleventh Circuit’s decision to relax its mask mandate.
Brandon discusses the Supreme Court of Georgia’s decision to resume in-person oral arguments, which it had suspended at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Brandon comments on the election of Justice David Nahmias as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia.
This Law360 article quotes Brandon and several other prominent appellate lawyers and judges on Chief Justice Melton’s forthcoming retirement.
Brandon has been counsel on numerous criminal appeals, either on behalf of a party or as a friend of the court. Some of Brandon’s notable cases are below.
Brandon successfully protected a client’s right to withdraw his guilty plea before the trial court pronounced the sentence, notwithstanding that the plea was entered mid-trial.
Brandon was counsel for amici curiae in a case that preserved superior courts’ power to reduce defendants’ sentences based on timely motions.
Brandon successfully defended a client’s right to immunity from prosecution in the Supreme Court of Georgia.
Brandon secured a reversal of the client’s murder conviction because of the prosecutor’s illegal argument at trial.
Brandon established the law on criminal contempt in Georgia and secured a vacatur of the client’s conviction.
Brandon established the law in Georgia on black box data downloads from cars and secured a reversal of the client’s vehicular manslaughter conviction.