5 Questions to Ask A Criminal Lawyer Before You Hire Them

Being arrested and charged with a crime is a frightening experience.  You are out on bail.  Now what?  You call some friends and get online and start frantically looking up criminal defense lawyers in your area. Findlaw.com is one resource to look for local attorneys in your area.  Avvo.com is another.  Both will have profiles, links and reviews of lawyers. But in all honestly, no matter how good an attorney…

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Lessons From the Aftermath of the O.J. Simpson Trial

After watching The People vs. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which debuted on FX and become a nationwide hit, I was reminded about some important lessons from the O.J. Simpson trial. For a lawyer, this case presents a fascinating study on criminal defense, civil rights, law enforcement procedure, and the important role that media and public perception can play in determining the guilt or innocence of citizens accused of crimes. Whether you…

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