Born and raised in Florida, I have lived up and down the I-4 corridor all my life. I began my interest in the law during my middle school years while watching the infamous OJ Simpson... more
Born and raised in Florida, I have lived up and down the I-4 corridor all my life. I began my interest in the law during my middle school years while watching the infamous OJ Simpson trial and acquittal. The following year, I applied to a magnet high school specializing in legal studies and began my track to fulfill my goal of becoming a lawyer. Upon graduating from high school I attended Stets... 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.