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Persuading by diffusion and mirroring and calmness – Fairfax trial lawyer

Persuading is an essential art in criminal defense. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that the courthouse battle can include clients, opposing witnesses, prosecutors and judges who are stressed, angry or even off their rocker (hopefully only as to the first three). Criminal defense...

How to remain powerfully calm on the road to courtroom victory

No matter how often I discuss techniques for remaining powerfully calm on the way to courtroom victory, the topic needs to be revisited and crystallized occasionally. I still have some clients who tell me about the sleep they lose anticipating their court date, but plenty...

“I knew you would pull it off,” said my client

"I knew you would pull it off," said my client, after I felt like I had pulled a rabbit out of a hat getting his misdemeanor case dismissed. On our third trial date, the prosecutor finally agreed to dismiss my client's marijuana possession case after...