I attended Lawrence University for my undergraduate degree and then went on Marquette University where I earned my J.D. law degree in 2008. I joined the lawfirm of Hammett, Bellin & Oswald LLC immediately upon graduation and have focused my ...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Wills & Living Wills, Family
Review: “Mike Konz - Great Attorney : My wife was severely injured as the result of a truck driver falling asleep, Mike got her a great settlement and we never had to go to any court. I strongly recommend !”
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Personal Injury, Litigation, Commercial, Lawsuits & Disputes
Review: “I met Erica when my legal trouble began over 3 years ago when she was appointed to me by Dean hearing. I have since personally retained her twice for remaining legal troubles. She is very forthcoming with what to expect...
Practice areas & skills: Appeals, Family, Criminal Defense, Business, Estate Planning
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.