April 18, 2019

Emotions v. Legal Logic

As a criminal defense attorney (serving the people of Lexington, Kentucky and the surrounding area),it is important that I don’t internalize my client’s problems. Like most other defense lawyers, I deal every day with the emotional aspects of each client’s case, and I have a responsibility to remain as emotionally detached as possible. That may sound cold or callous to […]
April 15, 2018

File Under Occupational Hazard

As a Kentucky criminal defense attorney, I often find myself waiting in holding cells and jail interview rooms for court or jail staff to let me out. As one might expect, waiting gives me plenty of time to think. I spend a lot of that time thinking about how best to defend my clients, about their situations, about the lives […]