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Why You Will Hate City Court

August 14, 2014

Lafayette City Court handles as many OWI cases as any city court in Louisiana.

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Why I Speak to the Media (But Really Hate to Do So)

December 08, 2012

Simple answer, my clients.We live in a world of hashtags and five second sound bites. Reputations, careers, relationships and basic liberties are at risk with the mere accusation of a crime. An...

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My Ultimate Goal: No Repeat Business

December 08, 2012

One of the greatest achievements that I can point to in my career as a representative of families who have loved ones charged with crimes involving alcohol and drugs is that I have the lowest rates...

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Big D

December 07, 2012

I call it the Big "D". The magic word that is possessed by those who control your destiny when you end up being charged with a crime involving drugs or alcohol. It starts with the police, flows...

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Dumb and Dumber in Baton Rouge

December 05, 2012

One would think that when it comes to the Constitution, people would show some respect and just leave well enough alone. Not so in Baton Rouge. Act of the 2012 Louisiana Legislature amends the law...

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New Bills Before Legislature Seek to Crack Down on OWI's

March 01, 2012

Gov. Jindal announced seven new legislative proposals which will seek to crack down on impaired driving.  If approved all of these proposals will severely change the landscape for OWI offenses....

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If Senator Perry Has His Way...

March 01, 2012

State Senator Jonathan Perry is a good guy.  I have known him for many years now.

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I Am On Camera? Save It For Me, Please!

January 16, 2012

The supreme court of the State of Illinois sanctioned the state and barred it from introducing testimony concerning what was contained on a video of a traffic stop in Illinois v. Kladis, (No. 110920...

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Can I Get a Free Sniff?

January 16, 2012

OK, Franky is good. As a K-9 drug detector dog, he can smell marijuana inside a home from outside the closed door of a home. The problem is, Franky’s handlers, the Miami-Dade Police Department,...

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I Thought the Legal Limit Was .08

January 16, 2012

If you are over 21, it is - sort of. Under Louisiana law, if you are over 21 and you test above .08 on a breath or blood test, you are presumed to be impaired at the time of operation of a motor...

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