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Kendra Berardi is a member of Robinson+Cole’s Business Litigation Group with experience in many aspects of the Massachusetts appeals process, including identifying and strategizing about likely issues for appeal, drafting appellate briefs for both the Appeals Court and the Supreme Judicial Court, and preparing petitions for interlocutory review.  Kendra has experience with Massachusetts state court appeals and appeals to the First Circuit in a variety of practice areas, including real estate, land use, commercial leasing, and general commercial cases.

Appeals of interlocutory orders from Trial Court Departments are reviewed by the single justice of the Appeals Court.  The interlocutory appeal process is governed by G. L. c. 231, § 118, which establishes a 30-day deadline for filing a petition for interlocutory review.  Importantly, this 30-day deadline is set by the statute and the Appeals