Kimberly Alderman is the owner of the Alderman Law Firm, a firm that serves in the areas of appeals, collections, and litigation. For appeals, both civil and criminal appellate... more
Kimberly Alderman is the owner of the Alderman Law Firm, a firm that serves in the areas of appeals, collections, and litigation. For appeals, both civil and criminal appellate services are offered, both directly to the public and to attorneys via subcontract. For collections, both pre- and post-judgment services are offered, in effect both contract and judgment enforcement. For litigation, lim... 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.