Bill Friedl is a partner at Friedl Richardson with more than 30 years of experience.... more
Bill Friedl is a partner at Friedl Richardson with more than 30 years of experience. As a seasoned Phoenix personal injury lawyer, Mr. Friedl has proven himself as one of the premiere legal minds in the region. He is certified by the Arizona Bar Association as a specialist in the areas of Personal Injury and Wrongful Death – a distinction held by few others in the legal profession. Bill has als... view profile
I am a Boston native and a Harvard Law School graduate and have been 41 years in... more
I am a Boston native and a Harvard Law School graduate and have been 41 years in Phoenix. I am a litigator and my practice is mostly construction law and real estate law, with a large amount of service as a mediator and an arbitrator. Most of the cases in which I serve as either are construction law based, but many have business law and real estate law components as well. I have mediated 90 cas... 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.