I'm a Northern Kentucky born, bred and educated attorney with strong roots in the... more
I'm a Northern Kentucky born, bred and educated attorney with strong roots in the Greater Cincinnati area. I've been practicing for 20 years and focus my practice on litigation - anything from the smallest criminal matter to the largest medical malpractice matter. I've won millions in verdicts for my clients in medmal and personal injury/auto claims. I've tried murder cases all the way down ... 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.