Appeals, writs, motion practice, research and writing. 30+ years experience. Admitted to practice in all California court, federal district courts, U.S. Tax Court. Please see my web site at www.JankeLegalConsulting.com
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Litigation
Review: “Mary, did a great job at keeping me focus on the issues of our custody battle. Her expertise in family law helped to achieve a great outcome. I highly recommend Mary to anyone who needs help and encourage any mother to...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Family, Divorce & Separation
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.