Review: “I have been an attorney for 37 years and have come to know many criminal practitioners. But when our son was charged with a speeding ticket, we asked Steve to represent him. He was magnificent. Calm and reassuring, he...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Litigation, General Practice, Family
Review: “Extremely bright man with a silver tongue. Honest to a fault but in the end results are all that matter. Our result exceeded expectations. Pricey but in the end worth it.”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Personal Injury, Litigation, Criminal Defense, Real Estate
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.