Archive for November, 2014

postheadericon Do I Need a Federal Appeals Attorney if I Want to Appeal My Federal Conviction?

Appeal lawyers

Our legal system rests on the assumption that the law applies to every citizen. If you are convicted of a crime, you have the right to appeal the conviction if you believe the law was incorrectly or unjustly applied. If you are considering appealing a federal conviction, it is helpful to consult a federal appeals attorney to guide you through the process, which is much different than the criminal trial.

  • A trial is held in a trial court.
  • This is where evidence is presented and the facts of the case are determined. In a criminal trial, the defendant’s guilt or innocence is evaluated after the judge or jury considers all of the facts. If there is a conviction, the trial court also decides the punishment.

  • Following the conviction, if the defendant believes Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon 4 Steps to Take Regarding Workplace Injury

Experienced injury lawyers

If you’ve experienced injury at work, you’re probably wondering how to balance your own needs — medical expenses, recovery time and so forth — with the demands and concerns of your employer. But you should remember that the law is on your side in many cases, and employers have a responsibility to maintain a safe working environment. Here are the four things you should always keep in mind regarding workplace injury:

  1. Document Safety Risks

    This actually begins before you or anyone else has experienced injury. If you notice safety hazards in your workplace — which might range from serious OSHA violations to deteriorating steps outside — make an official report, complete with pictures or other evidence. The first hope is that your employer will correct the proble Read the rest of this entry »

Socialize with Us!

Call us!


This is Sandra Rivulet speaking, of I was born and raised as a navy brat. We traveled constantly when I was young. College was the first time I settled in one spot for more than two years.

Join Our Newsletter

Your Name (required)

Your Email (required)

The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. This web site is designed for general information only. The choice of a lawyer is an important decision and should not be based solely upon advertisements.