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Attorney Petro Files 7th Circuit Brief

Attorney Petro Files 7th Circuit Brief

A Milestone in the Pursuit of Justice!

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro is pleased to announce that he has successfully filed the appellate brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in the case of United States v. Tangtang ZHAO, 23-3366. This significant milestone marks a crucial step in his pursuit of justice for Mr. Zhao, and he couldn’t be more proud.

Crafting the Brief: A Labor of Diligence and Precision

Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro meticulously crafted Mr. Zhao’s appellate brief, pouring over every detail, every argument, and every citation. Attorney Petro navigated complex legal doctrines, analyzed precedents, and presented Mr. Zhao’s case with clarity and conviction. The brief is a persuasive narrative that encapsulates Mr. Zhao’s trial and Attorney Petro’s legal arguments.  As Attorney Petro files brief in 7th Circuit, he reflected on the power of advocacy. His words have the potential to shape legal outcomes, influence judges, and impact lives. Attorney Petro is more than a lawyer; he is a storyteller, weaving together facts, law, and human experience to create a compelling argument.

The Road Ahead

The appellate process is a journey, and Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro is prepared for the twists and turns that lie ahead. The Government Brief and oral arguments await. Attorney Petro and his team eagerly anticipate the opportunity to present Mr. Zhao’s case before the esteemed judges of the Seventh Circuit. Our resolve remains unshaken, fueled by our commitment to justice and our unwavering belief in the merits of our client’s cause.

Gratitude and Hope

As we celebrate this filing, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Zhao and his family. Together, we strive for a fair and just outcome—one that upholds the rule of law and protects the rights of all. So here’s to the appellate brief, a beacon of hope, a testament to Attorney Petro’s skill and efforts, and a reminder that justice is not an abstract concept—it’s a pursuit Attorney Michael J. Petro undertakes with passion and purpose.


For more information about the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and our case, visit the official court website. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Federal Criminal Defense Attorney Michael J. Petro at (312) 913-1111.