Following graduation from law school, Mr. Theis served as a law clerk to the... more
Following graduation from law school, Mr. Theis served as a law clerk to the Honorable Howard C. Bratton of the United States District Court in New Mexico. He also served as an assistant attorney general for the state of Kansas and as an assistant United States attorney. Roger has engaged in private civil litigation and appellate practice in Wichita since 1981.
Mr. Schlozman joined Hinkle Elkouri in 2007 to contribute to the Employee Benefits... more
Mr. Schlozman joined Hinkle Elkouri in 2007 to contribute to the Employee Benefits practice area. Prior to joining Hinkle Elkouri, he held a series of high-level posts in the Department of Justice since 2001, including that of interim United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri. Brad also served as the principal deputy assistant attorney general for the Civil Rights Division, ... 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.