Paul is a Montana native who was raised in the Flathead Valley. He attended college... more
Paul is a Montana native who was raised in the Flathead Valley. He attended college at the University of Montana in Missoula and then travelled to the East Coat for Law School. The opportunity of attending the ivy league University of Pennsylvania School of Law was enough to keep him in Philadelphia for 3 years, but he caught the first plane home to open his own practice in his hometown of Bigf... 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.