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Howard County Not Guilty

It is around 2:00 AM when the phone rings and a former client is at a police station taking a breath test.  He tells me he has blown twice and they wants a third sample.  I tell him either one blow was insufficient or the two are too far apart.  He says no the machine...

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DUI win in Baltimore City

I prayed a Jury Trial in a DUI in the City.  There are posted protocols for selecting a trial date and they were ignored by everyone so the case gets randomly set for yesterday.  The prosecutor's file from the District Court did not have the Motions I filed to...

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Not Guilty DUI- MSP DUI Specialist

You have to know when to run and know when to fold them when you are on the witness stand and you screwed up.  As the bailiff told my client after the case, her lawyer put a beat down on the police officer.  The reason for that was because he was an arrogant prick.  I...

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Not Guilty Of DUI Although She Was Driving At 105 Mph

Client was stopped for driving 105 mph in Baltimore City.  She had been drinking and the officer got her out of the car for SFSTs.  She was really good on the video but she declined the breath test.  EXCEPT, I watched and listened to everything said, especially in the...

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Read What Your Lawyer Wrote Or What Some Computer Wrote?

All of us use some kind of web designer to get our internet presence up and running.  Now however my Blog could be written by some artificial intelligence program.  That is bullshit. Are you retaining me or the computer program.  Is it coming to court to cross-examine...

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Handgun Dismissal

The last blog was about reading the statute.  READ the case law as well.  I had a client on his way to target practice with an unloaded gun in the glove box and the bullets in a case in the trunk.  The officer who stoped him for a traffic violation saw the gun and got...

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Harford County Jury Acquits in Leaving the Scene of Accident Resulting in Death and DUI

There was no excitement or smiles after the jury acquitted my client at 7:30 Friday night of the dozen charges brought against him for a July 2020 accident where a wonderful son and friend lost his life. First, about the victim, Alessandro Lori. He was the kind of kid...

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Make it 6 in a row- no mention of Groucho

Before I could get to the "lying eyes" quote the judge said when I moved to suppress the arrest that this was a close case.  That means no proof beyond a reasonable doubt. But he was impressed with my 5'11" inch 250 pounds of girth performance on the SFSTs. Now the...

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NG 4 and 5- Circuit Court for Baltimore County- Groucho has a Hat Trick

Two jury trials scheduled yesterday but 2 Motions to Suppress the arrests.  I had a really good prosecutor, but I also had the better of the evidence.  The first involved an MDTA officer who was out of his jurisdiction when he stopped my client.  He first saw my...

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2022 Best Lawyers in America

Just announced today that I am included again.

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