Oh weary reader, whether here in Atlanta, throughout Georgia or anywhere else in these United States. You know how I go on about various aspects of federal crimes, criminal defense, criminal appeals and post-conviction matters, and the job of being a criminal defense lawyer. Today I want to talk about what happens when a person is thinking about changing the criminal defense lawyer who is currently representing them.
I fortunately get many calls from people about their criminal cases. Some want a little free advice, some are looking to hire an attorney for the first time, and some are dissatisfied with the way their current attorney is handling the matter. Here and here are posts I have published on questions that clients might want to ask when first deciding on whether they should hire a particular criminal defense lawyer. Continue reading