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Appellate Court Sample Briefs

The following opening brief samples have been designd and are provided for individuals who are filing a brief on their own behalf.  You are advised to review the Oregon Rules of Appellate Procedure (ORAP) and Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) for additional information on filing requirements and filing deadlines in the Court of Appeals.

Civil Case - Appellant's Opening Brief

Criminal Case - Appellant's Opening Brief

Domestic Relations Case - Appellant's Opening Brief

Unemployment Case - Petitioner's Opening Brief

Worker's Compensation Case - Petitioner's Opening Brief

For additional information regarding general brief formatting, click here.