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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 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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Coming Back Over The Bay Bridge And Moving My Office

My suite mate is retiring so I am moving my office around the corner.  One of the items I packed was an invitation to a friend's swearing in as a District Court judge. As it happens I was coming back from Rehoboth this weekend and as I approached the Bay Bridge I was...

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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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Attempted First Degree Murder Down To Assault And A PJB- How’d That Happen

There was a shooting at Towson University in 2021 and my client was arrested for Attempted First Degree Murder.  The police believed he had a gun and shot 2 students and then himself.  Well they were wrong, but understandably so.  In the chaos, my client was taken to...

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2023 Super Lawyers And 2023 Best Lawyers In America

10.0 Rated AVVO, AV Rated Martindale-Hubbell, Best Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America 2008-present, Criminal Defense, Criminal Law, DUI, Federal Criminal Defense, Federal Drug Offenses, Firm News, Fourth Amendment, Handguns, Inventory Search of Car, Marijuana, Maryland, Maryland Criminal Defense, Maryland Super Lawyers, Maryland Super Lawyers Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI, Misdemeanor Criminal Defense, Not guilty, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Drugs, Possession of Herion, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Opiods, Sex Offense Criminal Defense, Weapons charges, White Collar Criminal Defense

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Baltimore County Police Officers Unbelievable Restraint

If you have watched the news you have seen the Body Camera footage of a LA police officer using a "SWAT" rifle to shoot an asshole attacking a woman in a store with a padlock device.  You will also se a police officer with a handgun approaching the assailant as well....

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2022 Best Lawyers in America

Just announced today that I am included again.

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Harford County DUI Dismissed

This Blog will be vague although the client is writing am ecstatic review.  I occasionally pound away on the fact that you have to check for new cases EVERYDAY.  Too many lawyers are just plain lazy.  There was a recent case that impairs one of the defenses I employ....

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