I have been an attorney for approximately 24 years. I was first licensed to practice... more
I have been an attorney for approximately 24 years. I was first licensed to practice in Alabama in 1990. In 2012, I received my license to practice in Arkansas. My practice is general in nature, meaning that I work for clients in the fields of domestic relations, criminal defense, dependency/neglect, juvenile delinquency, civil litigation (personal injury, medical malpractice, employment law... view profile
George “Birc” Morledge has been practicing in the area of criminal defense at Benca &... more
George “Birc” Morledge has been practicing in the area of criminal defense at Benca & Benca firm since 2012. Birc passed the bar in 2008 and has spent the majority of his legal career defending those who cannot defend themselves. Since he first enrolled in law school at the University of Arkansas, he has felt passionately about standing up for the underdog. Sometimes popular opinion believes... 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.