Review: “I used Toni for two closings and other work, always wonderful, responsive and knowledgeable about all matters. I would highly recommend her and her office to anyone.”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Corporate & Incorporation, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Litigation, Insurance
Anthony Giordano is a former criminal prosecutor and a respected criminal trial and appellate counsel. His appeal in the case of People v Mangano, changed New York's Aggravated Harassment laws. The Court of Appeals overturned Ms. Mangano's convi...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, Divorce & Separation, Contracts & Agreements
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.