How Jury Trials Look on TV

Trials on TV are transparently dramatic. Somebody gets up on the stand and they say, “Oh, I’m compelled to confess. I’m the one who killed the guy.” This never happens. No witness ever testifies in trial, and then, in cross examination, spills their guts and says, “I’m sorry, I’m a big liar.” Nobody ever does… Read more

Sexual Harassment in a Medical Office

What was the other case you were talking about? It was a sexual harassment case, involving a medical assistant and a doctor. She was very naïve. She was just 18 years old. How did she first come to you? Did she call you on the phone? Her father was familiar with our firm, and when… Read more

“I wanted him dead. That’s why I shot him.”

How do you prepare a criminal defense for your client? When I am getting ready for a case, knowledge is power. I mean knowledge that you can demonstrate in a courtroom. When a witness comes in and testifies, to be candid, I assume they are going to lie if they are a witness on the… Read more

Defending a Father Charged with Murdering his Child

This was a very big case at the time, a capital murder case. My client was charged with killing his 7 month old child. Capital murder means that the state is trying to get the death penalty for your client. The detectives in the case ̶ in their limited investigation ̶ had concluded that my… Read more