Important Protections for Criminal Defendants
The Bill of Rights in our Constitution might seem kind of abstract to you. You know it exists, sure. But how does it really impact day-to-day life? The answer is: a lot!
If you’re a Law & Order fan, a lot of what you see in the course of any given episode actually boils... Read More
Looking Beyond the Conviction: The Long-Term Consequences of a DUI/DWAI
So many of my cases involve ordinary folks who have made simple mistakes. In other words, my clients usually aren’t career criminals. Most of them have successful careers, family they care for, and great plans for the future. It’s amazing, though, how one run-in with the law can derail someone’s entire life. This is especially... Read More
Knowing Colorado Communities
Why Local Criminal Defense is the Only Criminal Defense
Let’s be honest. There are lots of good, hard-working criminal defense lawyers in Colorado. They’re experienced, well-qualified, and they will fight for the best possible outcome in your case. That’s their job. And that’s not to say they don’t necessarily care. Many care deeply. I certainly do. But I... Read More
When Your Current Defense Attorney Isn’t Cutting it
If you’ve been charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense attorney. Unfortunately, it’s not just a matter of having an attorney. You want the right attorney.
Your choice of a criminal defense attorney is important, because having the right person on your side will help save you time and money. It... Read More
The High Cost of Relying on the Web for Criminal Defense Advice
With the availability of so much information online, you might feel tempted to research your criminal issue or even handle your case on your own. While you can find a lot of information this way, you might be doing more harm to your case than good. There is... Read More
Love it or hate it—Valentine’s Day is here to stay! Like many holidays, the stress of the day alone can cause tension in even the best of relationships (more about holiday stress here). But Valentine’s Day is an entirely different animal compared to other holidays. High expectations, financial pressures, and the “wining” part of “wining and dining” often don’t... Read More
Do You Know the Difference between Misdemeanor and Felony Defense?
Are you facing a criminal charge for a misdemeanor or felony? Do you know the difference between these two types of charges? Did you know that in some instances a case can be a misdemeanor or felony, depending on what the prosecutor decides to do? Maybe you didn’t know any... Read More
Technology is and will increasingly be an essential part of running a law firm. The law practice management solutions available today offer so many advantages and efficiencies over traditional practices. There are still downsides, however, and first and foremost on the minds of many attorneys is data protection and security. In particular, cloud-based software and storage solutions are the... Read More
A Solo Law Firm Girl, Practicing in a Tech-Savvy World
It’s tough running a solo practice! If you are a small or solo law firm, as I am, you probably already know the struggle that comes with not having a large foundation to help support it. Add all the legal technology choices to the mix, and you might feel as... Read More
Legal Innovations Meet Criminal Defense Practice
Last week, legal system experts of all kinds gathered at the Legal Services Corporation Innovations in Technology Conference in New Orleans. Let the good times roll, indeed! The last time I traveled to the Big Easy was on a firm retreat at my first ever post-law-school job… I had beads thrown at me at... Read More