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Shifting terrain is a constant – Virginia criminal lawyer

Shifting terrain and circumstances are the only constant in criminal court. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that Benard Ighner could have been singing about criminal defense with "there are not many things in life you can be sure of, except rain comes from...

Teamwork with your lawyer is essential – Fairfax criminal lawyer

Teamwork is constant among the mix of police officers and prosecutors. Likewise, as a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that teamwork between a lawyer and his or her client can spell the difference between winning and losing in court. While I have the relevant legal...

Preparing your DWI defense now – Virginia DUI lawyer

Preparing your DWI case defense needs to begin with little delay. My preference as a Virginia DUI lawyer is that you not get prosecuted nor convicted in the first place. Consequently, it is ideal for people to know their rights with the police and risks...

Success at trial when outnumbered and judge-abandoned – Fairfax lawyer

Success in criminal court and elsewhere is not about winning with ideal and perfect circumstances. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that such success is about winning despite unanticipated hurdles, existing judges who run afoul of their oaths, police who don't accept that their...

Danger from bringing a machete to a courthouse gunfight – Fairfax lawyer

Danger abounds when insufficiently armed for court, says Fairfax criminal lawyer. Danger lurks around every corner in a criminal courthouse. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know it is essential to go to court fully prepared for battle. Criminal defense is not an exercise for...

Risks must be taken in criminal defense says Virginia criminal lawyer

Risks must be taken in criminal defense, says Virginia criminal lawyer. Risks can abound in criminal defense. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer having defended over three thousand criminal defendants since 1991, I fully know that. For my clients who actually committed the crime for which...

Threat as an ingredient to winning – Fairfax criminal lawyer

Threat is an ingredient to winning. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer and martial arts practitioner, I know this to be very true. That is why I repeatedly advise clients not to plead guilty if the prosecutor is not prepared to go to trial. That is...