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California Attorney Convicted of Using Paid Recruiters to Prey on Accident Victims

Attorney Walter Martinez has pled guilty to 43 felony counts of using cappers (recruiters paid from victims' insurance settlement) to get clients for his practice. Martinez ran this scheme with at least three cappers. Martinez was sentenced to 365 days in jail on December 19, 2013, followed by three...

Indigent Corporations Are People Too! New Jersey Court Holds That Indigent Corporations Are Entitled To Appointed Counsel, Just Not Public Defenders

By Peter J. Gallagher ( @pjsgallagher ) Anyone who has watched Law & Order or any other police procedural probably knows the Miranda warnings by heart, including the part about the perpetrators having the right to an attorney and the right to have an attorney appointed to represent them if...

How a Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help You

(Image credit: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b7/Law3.jpg) People or organizations embroiled in lawsuits due to accusations of criminal misconduct need to engage the services of a attorney to defend themselves. It is the duty of a lawyer to carry out research, do the paperwork...