Former Assistant Prosecutor and Former Assistant Federal Defender Providing Powerful Advocacy and a Voice for the Accused in Federal and State Courts at Every Level and Stage, Including Appeals
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Federal Crime, White Collar Crime
I enjoy spending time with my two dogs, Maverick and Goose, when I'm not working. I also love to garden and entertain in my backyard. I love to travel overseas and am hoping to visit Denmark and Amsterdam in the next year.
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Business, Criminal Defense, Family, Civil Rights
Review: “Ms. Jurney is representing me in a child custody and support case. Throughout the prep work to the temporary hearing, I was thoroughly impressed by the amount of information we were able to exchange at each meeting, how q...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Divorce & Separation, Alimony, Child Custody, Domestic Violence
Wade Smith has been one of North Carolina's best known and most acclaimed lawyers for nearly 50 years. His trials are recounted in books, magazines and journals. A renowned storyteller, Wade insists that within each case there is a compelling stor...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Litigation, Criminal Defense, Government, Election Campaigns & Political Law
J. Heydt Philbeck concentrates his practice on complex civil litigation in the areas of commercial litigation, employment law, contract disputes, unfair business practices, state and federal personnel law, constitutional law, civil rights and occu...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Administrative Law, Business, Litigation, Employment & Labor
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.