Juliana L. Curtis was born in Flint, MI and has been practicing in the area of workers’ compensation for over thirteen years. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of... more
Juliana L. Curtis was born in Flint, MI and has been practicing in the area of workers’ compensation for over thirteen years. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Central Florida in 1994, where she majored in Legal Studies. After college, Ms. Curtis worked for two years as a consultant to workers' compensation insurance carriers seeking recovery from the Special Disabili... 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.