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Lawyer Advertising

By |March 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

When I began in the practice of law, advertising was prohibited. The most a lawyer could do was to put a small add in the Yellow Pages. But television, radio and billboards were strictly prohibited. [...]

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The “Trial” of the Century

By |February 7th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The United States Senate voted to acquit the President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, of charges that amounted to corruption for political benefit. There was no evidence taken and no witnesses called. They [...]

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Sorry, but the Brits do it better…

By |December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

When it comes to advocacy, the British have us beat. You would think that since we patterned our laws after the common law of England, that we would adopt everything that is good about their [...]

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Hiring a Criminal Defense Lawyer

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Many people believe that all they have to do is walk into a criminal defense lawyer's office and say "you're hired".  It is not quite as simple as that. There are three factors that go into [...]

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The questionable value of board certification

By |August 1st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

I became a board certified criminal trial lawyer the second year it was offered (1988).  I have remained board certified ever since. However, I am becoming more and more disillusioned with the value of board [...]

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Criminal Lawyers and their clients

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The late Washington DC lawyer Edward Bennett Williams was once quoted as saying "No physician worthy of the name would turn away a patient because he suffers from a loathsome or incurable disease. No clergyman [...]

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