By Collin County Criminal Defense Lawyer Jeremy Rosenthal
This week I’m counting down the top 5 mistakes people make in hiring a criminal defense attorney.
#1. Hiring a lawyer that pleads everyone guilty.
I approach every case looking for a way to win – not why we should lose. Sometimes the paths to victory are many, sometimes they are wide, and sometimes there is just a sliver of hope. But the slivers are there if you look hard enough. I consider pleading guilty a last-option in most instances in Texas state courts in Collin and Dallas counties.
I rarely question another lawyer’s professional judgment. And let’s be straight – pleading guilty or not guilty is exclusively the client’s…
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