February 27, 2019

With as many lawyer jokes as there are flying around, it’s no secret that attorneys sometimes suffer a mixed reputation in the wider community. Two predominate factors contribute mightily to this perception: First, there’s the fact that attorney services are extremely expensive and can involve lots of money, a fact that most people expect; but second, and perhaps more importantly, the work that lawyers do is difficult, esoteric, and complex, and therefore hard for the average layperson to understand.

So, between the large amounts of money that changes hands through lawyers, and the knowledge gap between lawyers and their clients, there really are abundant opportunities for deceptive lawyers to take advantage of their clients. While my experi...

February 22, 2019

As I’ve mentioned throughout this website, attorneys vary widely in their specializations.  For an analogy, suppose you’re getting ready to hire a surgeon to operate on your brain. Would you rather hire a neurologist, who specializes in the study of the brain, or would you rather hire an orthopedist, who instead has specialized in setting broken bones?  The choice is obvious.

Unfortunately, the choice is often not quite so obvious in the legal field.  And, just as all doctors must have a strong general understanding of the human body, so too must lawyers have a competent general understanding of the law. But beyond that general understanding, some degree of specialization is a virtual requirement for a lawyer to excel at her or his prac...

February 21, 2019

Attorney Mike Wimer of Asheville Legal, writing as Michael Winstead, recently released a second book in his Ultimate series.

Summary of Ultimate Deception

A Judge holds secret trials in a mobile courtroom. A prosecutor is blinded by revenge. A Russian spy embedded in America weaves a web of deception and carries out acts of terrorism. The secret tribunal, led by Judge Raleigh Westlake, must confront enemies from within. Their quest for justice for innocent victims leads them straight into the path of a Russian terrorist. As they become the targets, the cabal must confront their most difficult dilemma. Do they save themselves, or an innocent man?

Ultimate Deception is now available in both paperback and Kindle version on Amazon. Click...

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