Christopher W. Brown joined the firm in December of 2009. Chris was born in Covina, California and moved to Oregon in 1987. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors... more
Christopher W. Brown joined the firm in December of 2009. Chris was born in Covina, California and moved to Oregon in 1987. He graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors of Science in Zoology and Political Science. He attended law school at Lewis and Clark Law School and graduated in 2002. While in law school, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi and the Form and Style Editor for the E... 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.