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Persistence leads to avoiding a Virginia DUI conviction

Persistence in Virginia DWI plea negotiations can sometimes yield big payoffs when the persistence comes with a roadmap, and is not about repetition nor (worse) betting.  As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I used such persistence recently in obtaining a spectacular negotiating result of two wet...

Achievement Through Teamwork Addressed by Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz

Achievement at the highest possible level is the goal against any prosecution. As a Fairfax criminal defense lawyer, I emphasize to my clients the importance of our teamwork in obtaining the best possible results. With my client's consent, I recount a recent example of the...

A prosecutor who wants justice will walk that walk, not the contemptuous path

"The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict." American Bar Association's standards for prosecutors, Standard 3-1.2(c). Some prosecutors apply that principle so well that when they later switch to private law practice, their criminal defense lawyer colleagues welcome them into the...