Remote sites now offered for D.C. court hearings

D.C. Superior Court

D.C. Superior Court now offers WIFI and computers for remote access to hearings at 5 locations. Call 202-879-1900 or email DCCourtsRemoteSites@dcsc.gov.

This website is plagiarized yet again

DC criminal defense lawyer

People really like my webpage on expunging your criminal record in D.C. They like the language so much they keep stealing it.

Presenting your best self at a virtual hearing

Baltimore graffiti

I am nosy. I am also a snob. I am curious what people choose to display in the background behind them during virtual hearings.

White men, on the margin

D.C. criminal defense lawyer

My mother once said that the hardest part about getting old was the fear of being marginalized. She felt this particularly acutely as an older woman. She complained about feeling invisible.

Presenting your best self when soliciting business

D.C. criminal defense attorney

When marketing your writing services through mass emails, it is a good idea to make sure there are no typos, misspellings or grammatical errors in your message.

On “skyscraper pages” and Google

Tyler tells me to be patient. A couple of months ago I complained about how my Google rankings have tanked, and Tyler Suchman – my website guy from Tribalcore– has been working with me to try to reverse the trend. 

Reflections of a Google Has-Been

I used to be King of Google for criminal defense in D.C. Traffic to my site was both wide (many visitors each day) and deep (visitors would stay for a long time, clicking on multiple pages each visit and then dwelling on them).   More importantly, my site ranked number #1 for a number of important search terms that could lead to potential business:  “simple assault dc,” prostitution solicitation dc,” “destruction of property dc,” “theft II dc,” “unlawful entry dc,” “expungement/sealing of criminal records dc,” and so on. 

Unnatural Consequences: The Price of a Tweet

Guest Post by Mary Anne Brush We can all agree that smart kids sometimes do stupid things. Studies show that the teenage brain is not fully developed, which leads to impulsive decision-making. And who doesn’t believe an important… Read More

Why Prosecutors Love Social Media

This, from Prosecutor’s Discretion, says it much more persuasively than I ever could: Facebook, Twitter, Myspace (anyone use that anymore?), google+.  I’m on record by saying I love them all. People need to brag about their crimes and what better… Read More

Cue the Radiotape

I am a middle-aged man with some life experience. I have been doing criminal defense for a while now. Just yesterday I posted how many police officers “editorialize” when testifying. Still, I continue to be surprised – each… Read More