I grew up in Detroit in a family of lawyers. I am the fourth generation of my family... more
I grew up in Detroit in a family of lawyers. I am the fourth generation of my family to attend law school at the University of Michigan. I am honored to work in this noble profession, and nothing makes me happier then to see the look on a client's face when I am able to obtain a settlement or resolution of their legal problems. When I am not working on behalf of my clients, you can find m... 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.