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Appellee

The party to a lawsuit or administrative hearing who previously won a judgment that the other party (called the appellant) is trying to overturn. For example, if Joe sues Bob for $1 million and Joe wins, Bob may appeal to a higher court to reverse the ruling. In this case, Joe is the appellee.
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4th DCA 2012) ("Nevertheless, in this case the complaint was filed by the original payee and mortgagee, who assigned its interest in the note and mortgage to the appellee during the suit, substituting appellee as the party plaintiff.
If an appellee fails to timely raise an estoppel defense, the defense is waived on appeal, and the court will proceed to the merits of the appellant's argument.
Brief in Behalf of Appellee, The Society of the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at App.
The second appeal challenged the bankruptcy court's order overruling their objection to a proof of claim filed by appellee American Home Mortgage Servicing, Inc.
Floyd Carroll Evans, Appellee," and it was published June 5 by the Arkansas Supreme Court.
chastising the district court and appellee for "pay[ing] no heed to any of the other authorities contrary to their position, such as the decisions of the United States Supreme Court and the learned works of civil- and common-law scholars").
The appellate court agreed with the argument of the appellee that if the inference proposed by the claimant established a prima facie case, the unsuccessful bidder on most TDOT projects could make a claim that they had been deprived of rights under the competitive bidding statutes.