Am I a “Real Lawyer” and What Does That Even Mean?

In my practice of criminal law, I often have clients ask me if I am a “real lawyer” or other similar questions that are aimed at determining whether or not I am a private lawyer or a public defender. These conversations usually happen in the Read More …

Knowing What Your Accident Case Is Worth

I wanted to discuss a variation on the common accident case value theme. This is, if you’ve been reading regularly, a fairly common theme with my posts as it is a common question that I get from my clients at many points throughout their claims. Read More …

Are You Ready for 2015?

We’re approaching the time of year here very shortly where many of us will begin to talk of new year’s resolutions. Some of those resolutions will involve some sort of a gym membership that will likely be unused by spring, or just an overall goal Read More …

When You Defend One, You Defend All.

This morning/afternoon I took part in an “exchange of dialogue” on Twitter(conversation? Who knows what to call these things) about some of the stigma attached to being a criminal defense attorney. It was a good exchange, mostly involving fellow practitioners and especially a handful of Read More …

Learning to represent clients

In professional responsibility, we are learning how to represent clients. It’s important to note that the reasonable thought of a client, as to whether or not you as an attorney, represent the client. This is a somewhat straightforward seeming class, probably because I’ve spent a Read More …