Review: “Dave did an outstanding job in both preparing and trying my case. He was able to bring the key facts to light that ultimately impacted the decision. Win or lose, I was comfortable that my case was presented in a thoroug...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Speeding & Traffic Ticket, DUI & DWI, Domestic Violence, Litigation
Review: “Paul has closed home purchases for my wife and I, my son Jim and other family members as well. Paul has always been there for us and has gone beyond our expectations each and every time. Would highly recommend.”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, General Practice, Government, Ethics & Professional Responsibility
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.