Here for the Community (July 2021 Newsletter)
When I first left office to begin practicing privately, I had several core principles guiding me. First and foremost, I wanted to provide the best possible legal aid to clients in the personal injury field as well as the criminal defense field. The second principle followed close on the heels of the first: There would be no such thing as a case too big or a case too
After more than a year of working remotely, the initial excitement of being able to work in your sweats probably wore off long ago. But this stint of remote work has shown many upsides: Productivity has increased. Eliminating the daily commute has been good for the environment, and workers are spending more time with their families, pursuing hobbies, or exercising.
Back in April, the largest legal case of the year wrapped up with a police officer receiving multiple convictions after his actions resulted in the death of a civilian. Heavily publicized from beginning to end, the trial highlighted the difficulties the internet era exacerbates with information, bias, and trial in the court of public opinion. Attorneys had trouble finding appropriate jurors in a pool tainted by media coverage and preconceived notions.