I was born and raised in and around New Haven, Connecticut. I earned my bachelor's... more
I was born and raised in and around New Haven, Connecticut. I earned my bachelor's degree from Boston College and my juris doctor from Marquette. After working as an associate attorney for Jazlowiecki Jazlowiecki in Bristol, I opened my own office in New Haven in December 2012.
Charlie joined Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C.in 1998, after working at Wiggin and Dana,... more
Charlie joined Loughlin FitzGerald, P.C.in 1998, after working at Wiggin and Dana, LLP, one of Connecticut's premier law firms. His practice focuses on representing parties in actions for personal injury, including claims of catastrophic orthopedic and neurologic injury, wrongful death and traumatic brain injury. He has also had extensive experience in medical malpractice claims and general com... 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.