New Associate Attorney

We’ve been staying awful busy lately. That is fine, but I don’t want to get to where I don’t have enough time to do the extras that make you a zealous advocate. It is a constant balance act. We want to charge reasonable rates, yet we want to be able to run our own investigations. ...

How to Get Your Phone Fixed Under Warranty

I submitted this request to Motorola, and I am eagerly anticipating a new, free phone. —— To Whom it May Concern: Dearest Sweet Motorola Person, I purchased my Motorola MB526+ from some random person on eBay, I guess, whatever. After that I got on XDA Developers and unlocked my phone before I rooted it. I ...

Do it Live: the Art of Criminal Defense

Bill O’Reilly famously yelled at his Fox News crew “[expletive deleted] I’LL DO IT LIVE.”   Bill was annoyed due to a technical failure, I cannot remember if it was a teleprompter or a recording.  In any event, I feel like I am in this position a lot during the work week. Arkansas has 75 ...

Detroit Files for Chapter 9 Bankruptcy

The largest ever municipal bankruptcy in the history of the United States was filed this afternoon, just a few minutes ago.  There is a State law that says the Governor has to approve the filing, but the retirees who are on Detroit provided pensions will be impacted negatively by a bankruptcy, so they are fighting ...

Cell Phone Service

Our firm uses Nexus 7″ tablets, smart phones, and cloud storage. We are always driving around and operating our “mobile office.” While most courts do have have wifi, we can usually get a 3G signal. We were spending about $300 a month on Sprint so we opted for T-Mobile at $80 a month (if you ...

Immigration Law Guide

A fellow attorney I work with recently put out a Guide on Upcoming Immigration Legislation. This is a must read for anyone who is facing or has loved ones facing immigration issues. When you hire a criminal defense attorney, you need to make sure they are familiar with immigration ramifications. At Bowman Lewis Law we ...