Having at one time, myself, been homeless and befriended by the other homeless on... more
Having at one time, myself, been homeless and befriended by the other homeless on the streets of Ann Arbor, I am equiped with a personal altruistic motivation to empathize with and assist in the defense of those who commit crimes out of frustration or desperation. Taken under the wing of friends, clergy, and lawyers, while I was unemployed and homeless, I was hired to work as ... 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.