I am a smart attorney. I do the reading and the research for every case. I look for resolution before confrontation. My client and I map out the case strategy together. Clients often look for aggressive defense attorneys - and this is an im...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense
Born in Syracuse, N.Y. Attended Syracuse University from 1987 to 1989. Huge fan of the Syracuse Orange from birth to present. Kappa Sigma Fraternity Married with one daughter.
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Litigation, Insurance, Construction & Development, Defective and Dangerous Products
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.