Category Archives: How to Find a DUI Lawyer

Permalink to How to Find the BEST DUI Lawyer in PA — 10 Questions to Ask

How to Find the BEST DUI Lawyer in PA — 10 Questions to Ask

Drunk driving laws in Pennsylvania are complex and the penalties are crippling. Finding a lawyer who is experienced in handling these types of cases should be your top priority. It is advisable to interview a number of lawyers, especially as the initial consultation is usually free.   This will equip you with the right information […]

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Permalink to The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help

The science of the Justin Bieber DUI case: How a lawyer-scientist can help [Updated on 26 January 2014 at 905 am EST entitled “The Problem with the Resisting Arrest without Violence charge.”] [Updated on 31 January at 1216 pm EST to include the TMZ link to the GPS records.] There are a lot of my […]

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Permalink to Justin McShane’s Qualifications in DUI Drug Cases

Justin McShane’s Qualifications in DUI Drug Cases

Not every attorney is equipped to defend DUI drug cases. In fact, almost none are.  Just because someone has a law license and therefore can represent you, doesn’t mean that he or she is competent to represent you. But who wants an attorney who is only competent?  Don’t you deserve the very best? There are […]

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Permalink to The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

The Difference Between a DUI Professional and a Wannabe

Robert Frost once said: A jury consists of twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer. Choosing the right lawyer is a decision that can have a profound effect on the outcome of your case.  A good lawyer will do everything they can to protect your rights while a bad lawyer can lead […]

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Permalink to Super Lawyers Names Attorney McShane a Rising Star

Super Lawyers Names Attorney McShane a Rising Star

The 2012 issue of Super Lawyers Magazine has been released for Pennsylvania and Delaware and once again Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star in DUI Defense. (You can view Justin’s listing at http://digital.superlawyers.com/superlawyers/penndelaware2012#pg89 ). Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end, […]

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Permalink to 5 Questions to Ask a DUI Lawyer You Plan to Hire

5 Questions to Ask a DUI Lawyer You Plan to Hire

For many people who are charged with a DUI, this is their first encounter with the criminal justice system.  DUI cases are unique because they are highly technical and require scientific knowledge as well as legal expertise to defend properly.  This is why choosing the right lawyer is the single most important decision you can […]

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Permalink to Attorney McShane Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star

Attorney McShane Selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star

Once again, Attorney Justin McShane of The McShane Firm has been selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine in Pennsylvania DUI. Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end, only 2.5% of the attorneys in Pennsylvania are chosen for this award. (View Attorney McShane’s profile at Super Lawyers) […]

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Permalink to A DUI Attorney with Guts

A DUI Attorney with Guts

DUI is not a minor criminal offense.  The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has attached very heavy penalties to DUI charges which means even a first offense can lead to jail time, hefty fines and a lengthy license suspension.  On top of all of that, your insurance premiums will increase and you may lose out on job […]

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Permalink to Bad Lawyering Leads to False Convictions

Bad Lawyering Leads to False Convictions

One of the main causes of false convictions is bad lawyering.  Often time overworked and under-experienced lawyers take on cases they can’t handle leading to an unprepared, weak defense. They are pushed into trial unprepared.  This problem is especially pronounced in DUI cases where there is a huge reliance on scientific evidence.  Many lawyers advertise […]

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Permalink to PA DUI Attorney to Present at NACDL National Seminar

PA DUI Attorney to Present at NACDL National Seminar

PA DUI Attorney Justin McShane has been invited to speak at the highly regarded “Making Sense of Science” Seminar hosted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers.  The title for this seminar is ” Forensic Science and the Law”. Attorney McShane has been invited to give a lecture entitled “Pharmacology for Lawyers.”  Pharmacology is […]

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