I am an attorney in Dallas, Texas, focusing on representing individuals and small... more
I am an attorney in Dallas, Texas, focusing on representing individuals and small business in cases in federal and state courts. I represent plaintiffs and defendants in just about any case that could go to court except matrimonial controversies and criminal cases. In my experience, representing both sides has made me a sharper trial lawyer because not only do I see issues from both angles bett... view profile
As an attorney who is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal... more
As an attorney who is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Philip D. Ray is an exceptional advocate for his clients accused of violating the law. Mr. Ray has the experience, courtroom skills, and understanding that every person facing criminal charges deserves to have representing them. As a successful trial attorney, Philip has handled over One Thousand (... 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.