Category: theft

  • Get that Title!

    In my capacity as small-town big-city lawyer I get lots of calls from people with problems outside the field of criminal defense. People seem to think that, because I have a law degree, I actually know probate law, or family law (I do know a bit, but don’t tell anyone) or landlord-tenant law. Either that, […]

  • Another Odd Victory

    Today a Harris County jury gave my 26-year-old client six years in prison for stealing $780,000 worth of material from his employer, 3M. The prosecutor’s last plea offer was 15 years. Six years is not the longest prison sentence I’ve ever considered a win, but it’s not the shortest. We’ve filed a notice of appeal […]