• 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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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...
August 23, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Use of Deadly Force and the Reasonable LEO
As typically happens, the media inquiry and focus in the OIS in Missouri is starting to move toward the legal analysis of the use of deadly force....
May 17, 2013 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Police Week 2013: 120 lives too many
This week, I was honored to speak at the Gainesville Kiwanis meeting. During National Police Week every year, the Kiwanis recognizes LEOs from all...
January 30, 2013 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Who’s Got Your Back When Briefcases Replace Badges
I was preparing to argue against my first motion to suppress. I was an intern in the prosecutor's office and a third year law student. The...
July 17, 2012 [Education]
The “Hesitation Factor”: the biggest threat to the safety ...
Now, I hate to admit this, but I watch a lot of LEO videos. I also watch television shows about law enforcement chases, arrests, crimes caught on...
June 9, 2012 [Uncategorized]
2012 Georgia Fraternal Order of Police State Conference
I am enjoying my time at the conference as a member and as General Counsel to the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police! www.georgiafop.org. Stay...
June 4, 2012 [Uncategorized]
We are honored to represent Nicole Mitchell, USAFR against The Weather...
We represent Captain Nicole Mitchell, USAFR. She is a member of the Hurricane Hunters. She was fired from her job at The Weather Channnel and we...
April 17, 2012 [Uncategorized]
Expert Testimony: What They Say, Why They Say It and Why the Courts Ca...
The identification of an expert in a criminal or civil case is a big deal. The witness is called to the witness stand and the lawyer calling the...
March 13, 2012 [Uncategorized]
CHANGING THE DIALOGUE: EFFECTIVE USE OF THE MEDIA FOLLOWING A CRITICAL...
Joe Friday’s iconic statement, “just the facts ma’am” has become the mantra all too often of Public Information Officers (PIO) and law...

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