The honor of becoming an attorney means the ability to advocate on a client's behalf and to bring about a positive result, not just in their case, but also in their life. A true... more
The honor of becoming an attorney means the ability to advocate on a client's behalf and to bring about a positive result, not just in their case, but also in their life. A true advocate should be concerned both with the case at hand and the client as a person. I am patient and understanding with my clients because I realize that for most people the judicial system is unfamiliar territory and c... view profile
If you file a lawsuit and lose the case, you can appeal the decision to the next highest court, which is called the appellate court. Appellate lawyers often specialize in arguing appeals; that is, they specialize in arguing why the decision of the lower court was wrong (or why it was right, for the party that won). Appellate attorneys specialize in appeals because they understand the specific and detailed rules that must be followed. It is possible to lose an appeal on technicalities, even when the law is on your side. If you want to appeal the outcome of the trial court, or if you need to argue against another person's appeal, you should work with an appellate attorney.