I've been defending people against criminal prosecutions for more than ten years. I... more
I've been defending people against criminal prosecutions for more than ten years. I have appeared in courts throughout Wisconsin and I've practiced in three federal districts outside of Wisconsin. I have litigated at the trial and appellate levels. Over the past four years I have practiced exclusively in federal court in some very high stakes cases. I take every case seriously whether it is a s... 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.