Criminal Defense Blog Archives for November, 2014

How to Avoid Being Arrested on Black Friday

November 26, 2014

Every year our law firm sees an increase of people being accused of shoplifting during the holiday shopping season.  Some people have never been involved in the judicial systems before they had a serious and momentary lapse of judgment.  However, many other people I have helped during my career did not commit any crime, but… Read More »

Save it for Festivus — Avoid Fights on Thanksgiving

November 24, 2014

Debates and arguments around the dinner table are big Thanksgiving traditions with many families.  Here are some tips to avoid having a good-natured discussion become a great deal more serious. Driving angry after dinner can cause encounters with local law enforcement for speeding and Reckless Driving.  Leaving a dinner party early after drinking too much… Read More »

Judge Cannon remembered by Loudoun Attorneys Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon

November 12, 2014

On October 17, 2014, the Virginia legal community was surprised to learn of the death of  former Loudoun County General District Judge Julia Cannon. Judge Cannon served on the bench in Loudoun from the early 1990s until her retirement in 2011.  Judge Cannon had graduated from the University of Virginia Law School. The lawyers of… Read More »

New Devices may be used to stop Texting while Driving in Virginia

November 5, 2014

  Virginia police officers already use LIDAR and radar guns to determine how fast a driver is traveling.  Now a Virginia company is now developing technology to monitor texting and driving from a distance. Following the radar-gun model, a Virginia company is working on a similar device that can pick up the specific radio frequencies… Read More »