After graduating from Harvard Law School, I decided to dedicate my life to helping... more
After graduating from Harvard Law School, I decided to dedicate my life to helping people who are having problems with debt. While I practice bankruptcy law, I strive to give my clients service that includes much more than simply preparing a bankruptcy petition. I use every statute on the books - the Fair Debt Collections Practice Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, The Unfair and Deceptive Trade P... 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.