As a native Californian, I grew up skate-boarding and surfing with my brothers. At about the same time I stood up on a surf board, I decided I wanted to be a criminal lawyer when I grew up. I was an avid Perry Mason fan and knew that defense wo...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, White Collar Crime
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Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Federal Crime, Child Abuse
"And for that reason, the Plaintiff's counsel, for that and other reasons, is to be rewarded, certainly applauded. You did a magnificent job for the class." -- Hon. Charles R. Breyer, United States District Judge, January 9, 2009, Case No. 3:06...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Litigation, Class Action
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.