White Plains Appeals Attorneys
However, in many cases, the process is not finished at this point. A civil appeal could extend the case and potentially change the outcome. If you have lost a civil case or need to defend against an appeal of a civil case you won, the appellate court could be the final chance to obtain the outcome you need. Lawrence B. LaRaus, Esq. handles a wide range of appellate matters.
Although many people do not realize it, the work of an appellate lawyer is much different from the work an attorney performs at trial. While trials require fact-based arguments and the ability to represent a case before a judge and jury, appeals are more research- and writing-based. Rather than just the facts, a lawyer in the appellate division needs to research the law and the legal procedures to either uncover an error that occurred below or defend against an appeal prosecuted by the other party.
Appellate law is not something that a lawyer should take on without prior experience. If the attorney you worked with at trial has not handled appeals before, it is important to talk with a lawyer who has specific appellate experience to represent your interests on appeal.
Lawrence B. LaRaus, Esq. was a former supervisor in the Appeals Bureau of the Bronx District Attorney’s Office and handled countless appeals and appellate matters before the Appellate Division, First Department, the New York State Court of Appeals and various Federal Courts.
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