ToddBaxter has been practicing appellate litigation, insurance coverage and... more
ToddBaxter has been practicing appellate litigation, insurance coverage and insurance bad faith litigation since 1991. Upon graduation from the law school at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1990, he joined the firm of McCormick Barstow. Mr. Baxter has represented insurance company clients in insurance coverage disputes and insurance bad faith litigation in state and federal courts in Cali... view profile
Mr. Olson is a native of California and settled in the greater Modesto area in 1986.... more
Mr. Olson is a native of California and settled in the greater Modesto area in 1986. He began his legal career in 1986 when he joined the Modesto Law Firm of Martin, Crabtree, Schmidt Zeff. For the previous 12 years, he was a police officer on the city police force in Richmond, California (homicide detective and other assignments), and previous to that, a Vietnam Veteran (US Army). From 1992 t... 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.