The Challenges Of Being A Solo Practitioner

January 14, 2010

I was sorry to learn this morning that one of my favorite legal bloggers – Michael McLees of Fast Texas Divorce – has decided to discontinue his blog. Writes McLees on a recent entry:  “I’m just not sure… Read More

Listening to the Witness on Cross-Examination

January 6, 2010

This guy has his eye put out in an accident.  He can’t afford a glass eye, so the eye doctor puts in a fake eye made of wood instead. The guy is very self-conscious about his wood eye,… Read More

The Koehler Law Logo

December 5, 2009

There are many things you need to do when setting up your own law firm, from securing business licenses, malpractice insurance and bank accounts to buying furniture, legal research materials, and computer software and equipment.  Of all the… Read More

Choosing the Koehler Law Motto

November 24, 2009

During my first year in law school, I heard a Latin phrase that immediately resonated with me:  Fiat Justitia Caellum, which is roughly translated into English as “Let Justice Rule, Though the Heavens May Fall.”  On starting my… Read More

My Personal Philosophy on Criminal Defense

September 16, 2009

On a Person Being Arrested Be polite, calm, and respectful. Do not say anything. If the officer asks you any questions, calmly reply that you will not say anything without your lawyer present. Then call your lawyer at… Read More