Dawn Van Tassel founded Van Tassel Law Firm, LLC, after 15 years in private practice... more
Dawn Van Tassel founded Van Tassel Law Firm, LLC, after 15 years in private practice with mid- and large-sized law firms in Minneapolis. She is an aggressive trial attorney and advocate, serving clients involved in complex commercial and employment disputes. Her industry experience includes large-scale retailers, medical device, pharmaceuticals, wholesale distribution, manufacturing and profess... view profile
I co-own the law firm with my husband, Nelson L. Peralta. We came to our joint law... more
I co-own the law firm with my husband, Nelson L. Peralta. We came to our joint law practice with experience in different areas of law, so combined we have worked in a broad range of types of law. However, much of our work and many of our clients complement each other. Many of his immigration clients have other legal problems that I work on: an appeal to the Bureau of Immigration Appeals, a c... view profile
Valerie Arnold is a founding partner of Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC. Ms. Arnold... more
Valerie Arnold is a founding partner of Arnold, Rodman & Kretchmer PLLC. Ms. Arnold practices in all areas of family law including divorce, child custody, property division, spousal maintenance, antenuptial agreements, child support as well as interstate and international divorce and child custody. Ms. Arnold is experienced in representing clients in divorce and child custody proceedings, Hagu... 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.