New Article Published about Oral Fluid Testing for Drugs

A new article co-authored by Attorney Justin McShane has been published in “Voice for the Defense,” a publication of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.  The article entitled “PBTs for Drugs: Oral Fluid Collection Devices” discusses the science behind portable breath test devices which are being used to screen for drugs. Law enforcement agencies plan…

read more »

So how long does a DUI stay on my record?

In short— FOREVER. Most drunk driving convictions are misdemeanors. But if there is a serious injury or death involved, it may be a felony crime. Regardless of being a misdemeanor or felony, it is a criminal conviction and will forever burden the person with a criminal record that lasts forever, if he or she is convicted….

read more »

The McShane Firm Appeal DUI Case to the Supreme Court of the United States

The McShane Firm recently appealed to have a DUI case heard in front of the Supreme Court of the United States. Commonwealth v. Yohe – The firm once again finds itself involved with the Supreme Court of the United States. We recently filed a petition in the High Court for Writ of Certiorari. This is…

read more »

What is Palcohol?

If you haven’t already heard of it, you probably will soon.  Palcohol is a form of powdered alcohol.  Like Kool-aid, you aid water to the powder and have an instant drink. There are a lot of questions about Palcohol. For example, will it lead to more alcohol abuse?  Will people snort it?  Will kids be able…

read more »