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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A TRIAL LAWYER AND AN APPELLATE

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WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A TRIAL LAWYER AND AN APPELLATE LAWYER?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
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Expert:  John Legal replied 5 years ago.
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Some lawyers chose to focus in particular areas: A trial lawyer deals with the initial civil litigation of the case in front of a judge or jury. An appellate lawyer deals with a case while on appeal. Appellate lawyers are generally very good at research an compiling complex legal arguments for the appeals court. Trial lawyers are good at putting together all of the fact of a case to prove the basis of a legal argument.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.

WHY WOULD A TRIAL LAWYER HIRE AN APPELLATE LAWYER AND WHAT COULD THE TWO
LAWYERS ACCOMPLISH IN A TRIAL.
Expert:  John Legal replied 5 years ago.
Not sure what they would both do during the trial phase. There may be a need for assistance in developing the legal arguments for the judge.

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