25 years experience, focusing on appeal of landlord/tenant cases including evictions (comm. & res.)
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Contracts & Agreements, Real Estate, Litigation, Landlord & Tenant
"We'll get you through it." Attorney Trail T. Potter began his career in the IT and Dot-Com boom of the late 90’s in southern California. There he learned the art of negotiation in developing business transactions that involved complex transactio...
Practice areas & skills: Family, Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Lawsuits & Disputes, Contracts & Agreements
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.