Criminal Defense in Georgia and Federal Courts makes up a large portion of my... more
Criminal Defense in Georgia and Federal Courts makes up a large portion of my practice. Adoptions and Fanily Law along with Litigation make up the balance. I am currently the City of Bainbridge, GA Solicitor - prosecuting misdemeanor cases brought by Bainbridge Public Safety. 'm not from the South, but I got here as soon as I could. Born in SLC, Ut., I moved to work in DC after graduate sc... 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.