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05/24/2018

People ask me all the time how I can stand to represent people accused of doing awful things. Early in my career I would give the standard, “Everyone is entitled to an effective defense under our Constitution” response. Then one day, I represented a client that I truly believed was innocent of any wrongdoing. The government was trying […]

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04/23/2018

Mental health issues are everywhere.  Yet, nobody wants to talk about them. Many people even refuse to recognize mental illness and insist that it is “just an excuse.” However, the legal system recognizes that mental health issues are negatively impacting children who are raised by parents that refuse to seek proper treatment. A common scenario I see is where a parent becomes out […]

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03/26/2018

I see many people every month who desperately want to find a way out of serious financial trouble. Most people try to “fix” their financial problems rather than immediately rush to file bankruptcy. Ironically, the problem is that the “fix” that people often choose usually worsens the situation and is what leads to a bankruptcy filing. A lot of […]

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02/19/2018

Many of you have known an individual that has been charged with or was the victim of domestic assault. Once the police make a determination that one or both of the parties to the dispute have committed an assault, they make an arrest. The consequences that follow can be life altering. The defendant is booked into jail and held for […]

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