I was born in the Grand Rapids area and settled in Southeast Michigan with my family... more
I was born in the Grand Rapids area and settled in Southeast Michigan with my family after graduating from the University of Michigan Law School in 2001. I take pride in helping local businesses succeed. In my practice, I assist in structuring business organizations and joint ventures, negotiating and drafting contracts to protect my clients' interests, litigate in court to advocate for ... view profile
I am a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, licensed as attorney since... more
I am a graduate of the University of Michigan law school, licensed as attorney since 1982. I have extensive experience in both state and federal courts. It appears that I have more published opinions at the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals than any other Michigan attorney who does not work for the government. I have gotten many people out of prison. I have argued at the US Supreme Court. I am well ... view profile
* Born in Syracuse, N.Y. * Attended Syracuse University from 1987 to 1989. Huge fan... more
* Born in Syracuse, N.Y. * Attended Syracuse University from 1987 to 1989. Huge fan of the Syracuse Orange from birth to present. * Kappa Sigma Fraternity * St. Thomas More Society * Parishioner at St. Alphonsus in Grand Rapids, Michigan
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.
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