The Price

Delivering outstanding criminal defense services is a demanding task. It is necessary for me to charge accordingly. I will, however, ensure that you will not incur unknown additional expense. I will provide you with written fee agreement, in advance, letting you know exactly what the fees will be in the case. There is never a…

Individualized Representation

As I developed my practice, I began hiring attorneys, paralegals and staff to help me. No matter how competent the people that I hired, I found myself dissatisfied with this style of practice. Clients felt more comfortable if they had one attorney handling their case from start to finish. So I made a career choice.…

A Word About Bond

In serious felony cases, such as vehicular homicide, aggravated assault, and homicide, the case typically begins with the suspect being arrested.  Frequently, a bond is set in the first hearing within 24 hours of arrest.  That bond is typically high.  You need to understand how a bond works.  If the bond is set, for instance,…

Lawyer “Mills”

Lawyer advertising, including television, radio, billboards, etc., has become commonplace.  Many people think that if a lawyer is successful enough to be able to afford advertising, it is a mark in their favor.  Actually, you should steer clear of lawyers that advertise heavily.  Advertising is expensive.  To afford it, lawyers resort to an assembly line…

Government Science of DUI/DWI

The continuing drumbeat of increased consequences and penalties in DUI prosecutions has been accompanied by new prosecutorial strategies and techniques designed to make these offenses easier to prosecute. Perhaps the greatest example is a constellation of techniques that I refer to as “government science.” In the 1990s, the Tucson Police Department decided to switch to…