Category Archives for "Criminal Defense"

Law Has No Place in A Perfect World?

    Jury Verdicts, Apologies, Kangaroos,      and Perfection Law Has No Place In A Perfect World? (Random Introspections From A Criminal Defense Attorney) Along with my Bankruptcy practice here in St. Louis, Missouri, I am a Trial Attorney. In most cases, I represent people who have been accused by the government (Either the State of Missouri […]

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Lawyer Language

Lawyer Lingo Guide to Navigating The Ridiculous Nonsense That Lawyers Speak. “W” is for “What?” Be it in Bankruptcy, Criminal Law, Personal Injury or Divorce, lawyers do love to use “lawyer lingo”. We use words like “Re-Rec” and “nolle prosequi”, and speak in terms of Form 14’s, pre-auths, SIS’ and SES’, rather than just saying […]

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Suspended Imposition of Sentence in Missouri

Is a Suspended Imposition of Sentence on my Criminal Record? A Suspended Imposition of Sentence, or “SIS” as it’s commonly referred to, is a hybrid disposition, and common tool used in Missouri as a means of ending criminal cases. Essentially, it is an agreement between the parties (generally the Defendant and the Prosecutor) that allows everyone to […]

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St. Charles County DWI Lawyer

Announcing St. Louis County DWI. Markwell Law, LLC, in pleased to announce the joint effort with Bill Floodman of Floodman Law, LLC (https://www.floodmanlaw) of St. Louis County DWI.  Markwell, a DWI lawyer with offices in both St. Charles County and St. Louis is a former prosecuting attorney and Judge Pro Tem, has tried literally hundreds of misdemeanor and […]

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