I just had the privilege of changing an 18-year-old man’s life by handing him a check for in excess of $150,000.00. …Read more
7 Legal Tips for 2014
1. Know before you go! Are you aware of the laws in your hometown? What about when you travel out of state or out of the country? A great example is the hands-free driving when you enter city limits or a new state.
2. Educate your Children It sounds simple enough, but is often …Read more
One of the most difficult aspects of trial practice is that eyewitness testimony, considered by many to be the evidentiary “gold-standard,” is actually one of the least reliable forms of proof we deal with in a courtroom.
Studies confirm these common issues with eyewitness testimony: …Read more
Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Senate Finance Committee approved a bill which would impose a sales tax on most legal services. The bill, known as SB-76, would tax any legal services except in the areas of family law (divorce, child support, alimony, etc) and criminal defense. The bill will now be considered by the full Senate for approval. …Read more
On June 12, 2012, I sat through a guilty plea and sentencing. I can’t tell you how many thousands of these I have seen in my career. But this one was different. I wish I could mandate that every high school student sit through what I sat through. I was sitting with my clients, the parents of a 19 year old Montgomery County PA boy that was killed in a DUI accident. …Read more