Pablo N. Blanco was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1965. He is head of a general... more
Pablo N. Blanco was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1965. He is head of a general practice law firm in Montclair, NJ, concentrating his practice in family law, workers compensation, social security disability, civil appeals and trials. Mr. Blanco is also adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law School in the Legal Research and Writing Program and has argued before the Appellate Division and Supre... 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.