Criminal Defense (VT): Pleas, Fees, and Justice [Small Firm]

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Criminal Defense (VT): Pleas, Fees, and Justice [Small Firm]

Postby LST Radio » Mon May 18, 2015 12:15 am

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Criminal Defense (VT): Pleas, Fees, and Justice [Small Firm]

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This episode is presented by The United States Air Force Judge Advocate General's Corp.

The integrity of our criminal justice system depends on every individual receiving high-quality legal counsel -- even those who are guilty. Sometimes the attorney is hired by the defendant. Other times the attorney is appointed by the government.

In this episode, Vermont criminal defense lawyer and Washington & Lee College of Law alumna Jessica Burke details her role in the criminal justice system. From her approach to plea bargaining to her philosophy on fee arrangements, her choices underscore the importance of letting clients make informed choices about their future. After all, it's the client's freedom on the line.

Although she held several different jobs in Virginia, Jessica moved to Vermont to be closer to family. She's about to hire the firm's third attorney, just a few years after starting a solo practice while working at a winery. Jessica tells us how she managed to grow her firm in a saturated legal market. The key for her was to expand the geography she covers, rather than the scope of practice.

This episode is hosted by Aaron Taylor, a law professor at St. Louis University. It is sponsored by Barbri Law Preview and

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Re: Criminal Defense (VT): Pleas, Fees, and Justice [Small Firm]

Postby jenesaislaw » Mon May 18, 2015 12:51 pm

Fixed some typos in that post..oops!


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Re: Criminal Defense (VT): Pleas, Fees, and Justice [Small Firm]

Postby cracker » Sat Sep 19, 2015 2:02 am

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