I am a graduate of Baylor Law. In 2008, I was licensed to represent clients before... more
I am a graduate of Baylor Law. In 2008, I was licensed to represent clients before the courts of the State of Texas. I began my career two weeks after graduation, when I represented a criminal defendant in Travis County, Texas, in my very first jury trial. My client won his freedom that day, and since then, I have been diligently representing the interets of my clients throughout the State. ... 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.