I am a civil and criminal trial lawyer with 24 years of criminal and civil... more
I am a civil and criminal trial lawyer with 24 years of criminal and civil litigation experience in state and federal courts. I represent people accused of crimes and people who have been mistreated by the police. For more information, please visit my website at www.krutmanlaw.com
Jeff G. Harmeyer is a graduate of Iowa State University where he earned a Bachelor... more
Jeff G. Harmeyer is a graduate of Iowa State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering and Business Administration in 1982. Mr. Harmeyer was employed by general contractors and construction managers from 1982 through 1987, acting as project engineer and project manager on commercial construction projects in Texas and California. In 1987, he entered the ... 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.