• Lance and everyone in his office immediately came to our rescue, taking everything off of our hands so that we could focus on my husband's recovery. There are no words to describe how thankful we are for Lance and all that he did for our family.
    - Wife of Police Officer Represented in Auto Accident
  • Your diligence, tenacity and professionalism are outstanding. You got us a much higher settlement than we thought possible. We have and will continue to recommend you without hesitation. Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
    - Police Officer Represented in On-Duty Accident
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August 8, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Realistic De-Escalation the Force Science® way!
On August 3rd and 4th, I was in Orlando attending another excellent Force Science® class. In December 2015, I attended the five day Force Science®...
May 23, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Why the Betty Shelby Case Matters
On May 17, 2017, a jury in Oklahoma acquitted Officer Betty Shelby of First Degree Manslaughter charges filed in connection with the September 2016...
April 18, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Does the video tell the story?
I did several media interviews this week about an arrest that was captured on video. While this is not uncommon and I have been asked about videos...
March 14, 2017 [Active Shooters]
Continuing Education
Despite all the jokes, attorneys are governed by a lot of rules. There are pages of ethics rules, guidelines, and aspirational goals intended to...
February 19, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Free speech, social media, and immunity
Just about every law enforcement agency has a social media policy. I have litigated many disciplinary actions involving them and with few exceptions,...
January 21, 2017 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Peaceful Transfer of Power? The inauguration through the eyes of LEOs....
On January 20, 2017, a new president of the United States of America took the oath of office. There was no coup d'etat, he was elected pursuant to...
December 1, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Blue News is available for preorders!
The preorder link is live! You can order Blue News by clicking here! The profits from Blue News will benefit law enforcement charities. “Almost...
November 26, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Blue News Release Date is December 16, 2016!
I'm honored to announce the release of my new book, Blue News! Profits from this book will benefit law enforcement charities. Click here for more...
August 16, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Pattern & Practice: the predictable and dangerous trend
It has happened so often, it is predictable. A LEO uses force, typically deadly force, and the city erupts in violence. The steps between the two...
August 2, 2016 [Active Shooters]
De-escalation: the word du jour
After a particularly long and humid bike ride, I heard a radio show discussing LE tactics. I was intrigued because none of the people speaking were...

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