Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Nicole traveled to New Orleans for undergradute... more
Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Nicole traveled to New Orleans for undergradute school and Miami for her law degree. She is licensed in several states and primarily practices in South Carolina and Federal Court.
I joined The Mace Firm in July of 2008. At that time, I worked as a paralegal while... more
I joined The Mace Firm in July of 2008. At that time, I worked as a paralegal while I attended college at Coastal Carolina University. I assisted with personal injury, criminal and appellate cases. In May of 2010, I obtained a bachelor’s degree in Political Science with a minor in Pre-law. Throughout college, I was consistently a member of the President's List and Dean's List and received a... 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.