Tag Archives: Advanced Legal Training

Permalink to Field Sobriety Circus

Field Sobriety Circus

Here’s how the story goes:  you get pulled over by a police officer who suspects your car swerved a bit.  The officer asks if you have been drinking and before you know it you are on the street walking an imaginary line, following a pen with your eyes and standing on one leg.  You might […]

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Permalink to The New Wave of DUI Enforcement: Targeting the Innocent

The New Wave of DUI Enforcement: Targeting the Innocent

The new push by the federal government is to go after DUI prescription drug cases.  The problem is well over half of Americans are on prescription drugs.  Basically the new push is targeting everyday citizens like you and me.  The whole program is a mess and it will put a lot of innocent citizens through […]

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Lawyers on the Fast Track Awards Dinner

Every year The Legal Intelligencer selects Lawyers on the Fast Track, an award recognizing young lawyers from all across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania who have emerged as leaders.  This past week an awards dinner was held honoring the winners. This year Attorney Justin McShane was selected as a recipient for this prestigious award. At the […]

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Permalink to If you are arrested for a DUI in Harrisburg, make the right choice

If you are arrested for a DUI in Harrisburg, make the right choice

Being arrested for a DUI can be very confusing— even scary.  For many people it is their first “run-in” with the law and they really don’t know where to start.  The worst part is, mistakes early on in your case can seal your fate and lead to an unnecessary conviction.  This is why it is […]

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Permalink to PADDDA Public Defender Training Institute

PADDDA Public Defender Training Institute

One of the ways I feel we can make help protect the citizens of Pennsylvania is by teaching other lawyers about DUI and how to properly defend such cases.  This is one of the goals of the Pennsylvania Association for Drunk Driving Defense Attorneys (PADDDA). PADDDA is dedicated to help educate lawyers especially public defenders. […]

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Permalink to Training to be the Best

Training to be the Best

Our regular readers know that I place a lot of emphasis on advanced DUI training and lecturing. In 2011 I spent over 600 hours in training seminars and will top that again this year.  That’s the equivalent of 3 months solid of training.  There is no DUI lawyer in PA who spends this much time […]

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Permalink to Attorney McShane Awarded NCDD 2012 Dean’s Award

Attorney McShane Awarded NCDD 2012 Dean’s Award

The National College for DUI Defense (NCDD) just concluded its 2012 Summer Session which is its flagship seminar.  Every year it is held at the facility of Harvard Law School in Cambridge, MA. It is not officially affiliated with Harvard.  The Summer Session is attended by the very best DUI attorneys in the country and […]

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Permalink to What Happens When You Choose the Wrong Lawyer

What Happens When You Choose the Wrong Lawyer

For a person charged with a DUI, selecting the right lawyer is the most important choice they can make. In my travels across Pennsylvania and across the country, I have noticed a huge difference in the approach that attorneys take in handling DUI cases: There is one group which rigorously prepares and defends DUI cases […]

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Permalink to Attorney McShane Elected as a Sustaining Member of the NCDD

Attorney McShane Elected as a Sustaining Member of the NCDD

Recently, I was elected as a Sustaining Member to the National College for DUI Defense.  Sustaining membership is awarded after a through peer review process and only to those who have shown a commitment to DUI defense.  From the NCDD site: In furtherance of its mission and purposes, the College has established a “Sustaining Member” […]

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Permalink to New Publication by Attorney McShane

New Publication by Attorney McShane

One of the things I really love to do is share my research and knowledge with other lawyers to help them defend their clients.  The defense of justice shouldn’t be limited to just Pennsylvania.  Part of this commitment is authoring works on complex legal and scientific subjects. Recently a new publication was released: Defending DUI […]

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