Crimmigration Presentation at Tarrant County Bar 2016

Presentation at CrimmigrationContinuing Education 2016 Tarrant County Bar Association Office I simply stole this from the paper. I believe it provides great advice on both sides of the Immigration Issue. Criminal defense lawyers needs to consult and expert as soon as possible. Unfortunately, attorneys allow their desire to avoid ineffective assistance claims or grievances to conflict with their duty to remain loyal to their clients. Always, be mindful of how what you put on the record can be used against your client. Also, remember your client must give consent for you to disclose attorney-client conversations. The criminal defense attorney is responsible for advising her client. This is not a responsibility that can be delighted or abandoned. Unfortunately, sometimes clients are […]

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Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is

Love and work… work and love, that’s all there is. The titular quote by Sigmund Freud divides love and work. Wrong thinking for a criminal defense attorney. I love what I do, seriously. I get tired, and I get grumpy. There are days I feel beat down. There are days I feel empty with nothing left to give. But there are days that I get to be front-and-center in the courtroom, and nothing beats that high. That helps. What really keeps us going as criminal defense attorneys is the love: the love of our families that support us; the love of our staff that work so hard for us; and the love of our clients that need us. Love is […]

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