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The Right to Trial by Jury – Part 2

The Right to Trial by Jury – Part 2

Today’s blog is a continuation of my February 14th blog which addressed: The Right to Trial by Jury.  If you read that blog you will understand my views on Juries.    Again, here are two sources of our Right to Trial by Jury for Civil Cases: US Constitution...

What It Takes to Be Successful

I am routinely asked to speak to various legal groups. Sometimes those making the request are new or aspiring lawyers, and most want me to speak on how to be successful as a lawyer or how to manage being a lawyer and having a “life.” I’m always honored when I am asked...
What Are the Odds?

What Are the Odds?

I want to talk to you about a fellow named Casey Wagner. Casey is a guy from a little town called, St. Jo, Texas. Some time back, Casey was hit by lighting, twice in one weekend!! In case you are wondering, Casey lived. What are the chances of that happening? What are...
The Right to Trial by Jury

The Right to Trial by Jury

I think that, in light of my career choice, the appropriate first entry on my legal blog should address the importance of the right to trial by jury. Thomas Jefferson, himself a lawyer, said:  “I consider trial by jury as the only anchor ever yet imagined by man by...