• 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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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...
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...
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...
January 17, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Armstrong v. Village of Pinehurst: Instructions on TASER® Use
On January 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an important opinion for LEOs regarding the use of TASER®...
June 27, 2015 [Blue Line Lawyer]
City of San Francisco v. Sheehan: Ending the Law v Policy Debate
On May 18, 2015, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) issued the long-awaited opinion in the case of the City of San Francisco v. Sheehan. The case...
February 24, 2015 [Active Shooters]
LEOs, Terror, and “Militarization”
In early January, terrorists attacked a newspaper and a deli in Paris. LEOs were killed. This month, terrorist attacks in Denmark wounded LEOs. In...
November 25, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
The Grand Jury’s Decision Regarding Officer Darren Wilson
This evening, a St. Louis County, Missouri grand jury released its decision regarding the August 9, 2014 officer involved shooting (OIS) in Ferguson,...
September 9, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
When All Right Means Something is Wrong
"With this many officer involved shootings (OIS) in this community, why has not one LEO ever been prosecuted following an OIS?" This question is...
September 1, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Diversity, Statistics, and Reality: Who’s Responding to 911?
We've heard a lot in the past several weeks about the racial makeup of departments in comparison to the communities they protect. In fact, I've been...
April 8, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Why Do I Need A Lawyer?
This week, I was honored to appear before the Georgia Supreme Court to present oral argument in an appeal on behalf of 11 LEOs who were terminated...

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