Review: “I was referred to Mr. Shim by another attorney, from out of town, that my family has had a long pleasant relationship with. Mr. Shim was able to meet with me right away on very short notice. He is very straight to the poi...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Wrongful Death
Review: “I was referred by a friend who had used the lawyer, very impressive and followed up promptly. Did a great job during the mediation process too. I will definitely use him again and refer.”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, General Practice, Criminal Defense, Construction & Development, Car Accidents
Review: “Ms. Tucker was excellent with me during my Chapter 7, she was very knowledgeable and patience. The process was quick and painless and now I am back on top of my finances. I have referred Ms. Tucker to several family and...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Litigation, Real Estate, Corporate & Incorporation, Estate Planning
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.