Legal Brief Printing

8 Mar, 2016

Your Guide to a Supreme Court Petition Appendix (part 3)

2016-03-08T23:07:28+00:00March 8th, 2016|

So far this series has covered the critical opening document of an appendix for a U.S. Supreme Court petition for certiorari. Now we move down the list in Sup. Ct. R. 14.1(i) to other must-have documents. Other Relevant Decisions. After the decision you actually want the Supreme Court to review comes a required category of [...]

5 Jan, 2016

Use Your Id. for a Supra Legal Brief

2019-03-18T18:47:23+00:00January 5th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

“Don’t look back, something might be gaining on you.” --Satchel Paige A couple of dangerous words legal brief writers use for looking back are “id.” and “supra.” Dangerous because what is usually gaining from one direction is a limit on words or pages (a word count under U.S. Supreme Court rules or a page limit [...]

29 Oct, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

2019-03-18T18:47:24+00:00October 29th, 2015|Tags: , , |

How Is Cockle Legal Briefs Different? We strive to craft the highest quality Briefs. We succeed because we are the only Supreme Court brief printer to proofread everything—with teams of two professional readers—and our staff actively pursues an intimate knowledge of Court practices and conventions. Located in the heart of the nation, we are able [...]

13 Oct, 2015

Cockle Legal Briefs: Putting Your Words On Paper

2019-03-18T18:47:24+00:00October 13th, 2015|

Cockle Legal Briefs is the nation’s leading preparer of United States Supreme Court briefs. We specialize in preparing the booklet brief format described in Supreme Court Rule 33.1. The required booklet format is extremely specific and unusual. Very few copy shops—or even general commercial printers—have the expertise or equipment to prepare a Supreme Court booklet. [...]

11 Jun, 2015

Cockle Staff Spotlight: Mathew Planalp

2019-03-18T18:47:27+00:00June 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Where Did You Grow Up? Bozeman, Montana. Job Title: Document Analyst and Blogger. What I Actually Do At Cockle: Assist some of the brightest legal minds in the country in navigating the intricate and often vague rules of the United States Supreme Court.  Time In Position: 3 and ½ years.  Education: JD from Creighton University, BS from [...]

29 Jan, 2015

Staff Spotlight: Sean Bradley

2019-03-18T18:47:30+00:00January 29th, 2015|Tags: , , |

Cockle Legal Briefs employs attorneys, paralegals, typesetters, printers, accountants, and salesmen to produce about 1,300 Supreme Court briefs a year and files documents in every Federal court of appeals in the country.  Whatever they do, whatever position they fill, Cockle people share a passion for helping their clients.  Meet some of the people who work [...]

2 Jan, 2015

What to Look for in a Legal Brief Printer

2019-03-18T18:47:31+00:00January 2nd, 2015|

Selecting a legal brief printer for your Supreme Court filing can be as important as the content of your brief itself.  You have made it as far as appealing your case to the Supreme Court.  Do not skimp on the important details that could keep your brief from being accepted by the Court.  When you file [...]