I have been practicing criminal law for over 25 years. I care about my clients, I... more
I have been practicing criminal law for over 25 years. I care about my clients, I work hard for them and I always tell them the truth. Sometimes the truth is hard to hear, but I won't do it any other way. In the last 5 years, I, along with my investigator, Eric Mason, have had some amazing wins. We were able to free a man wrongfully convicted of three murders (the case was featured on Da... 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.