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Criminal defense persuasion through moving in the right direction & mood

Criminal defense persuasion is not about long, dry, and boring orations, but to adjusting presentation and arguments to the audience's preference for getting to the point, non-shoddy presentation, not wasting its time, and recognizing that different people veer towards processing information in visual, auditory or...

Jury trial resumption addressed by Fairfax criminal lawyer

Jury trial resumption is becoming more common says Fairfax criminal lawyer Jury trial resumption (JTR) will be more common as we get farther from the darkest days of Covid-19 and further along with getting more groups of people eligible for coronavirus vaccination. As a Fairfax...

Opening the Judge’s Ears and Being to Criminal Defense Arguments

Opening a judge’s and jury’s ears and beings to a lawyer’s evidence and arguments is essential for persuasion. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that merely throwing raw and disorganized facts and law to a judge and jury can fall on deaf ears. Judges...

Masked justice must not compromise justice says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Masked people abound as Covid-19 continues without a care, moving from host to host, slowing here and surging there. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that coronavirus must not be permitted to water down justice. For Due Process and the Sixth Amendment's Confrontation Clause...

Persisting with courtroom challenges — Fairfax DUI lawyer weighs in

Persisting with a challenging judge and other courtroom challenges is essential for a criminal defense lawyer, As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I know that the only alternative to working with a challenging courtroom situation is to throw in the towel, which is neither an option...

Jury selection requires sufficient probing – Fairfax criminal lawyer

Jury selection and voir dire in Virginia are arts in themselves, where criminal defense lawyers and all other lawyers have a chance directly to ask questions of and persuade potential jurors. As a Fairfax County, Virginia, criminal defense lawyer, I know the value of having...

Devotion and Persuasiveness Win, Not Slickness and Polish

Virginia criminal lawyer on winning through devotion and ability, rather than being slick. Devotion to clients and persuasiveness win for criminal case clients. Slickness and polish may look good, but devotion, preparation, realness and persuasiveness win in court. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know...

Negative words are a downward spiral – Virginia criminal lawyer on winning

Virginia criminal lawyer on winning through openness, embracing all, and eliminating negative words. Negative words are a downward spiral. We know that already, but negative words permeate daily dialogue, starting with car stereos blasting F-bombs and proceeding with referencing others as sex organs, and calling...