The Crucial Need for Competent DUI Representation: A Wake-Up Call for Attorneys

Introduction In the legal profession, the responsibility to provide competent representation for clients is a core ethical duty. Yet, in the realm of DUI and DUID cases, there is an alarming trend of attorneys who lack the necessary specialized knowledge and skills to effectively represent those accused of these complex crimes. The consequences of this…

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Skilled Criminal Defense Attorney in Gettysburg: The McShane Firm

Introduction When you’re facing criminal charges in Gettysburg, you need a knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate criminal defense attorney on your side. The McShane Firm is here to help. Our dedicated team of legal professionals understands the complexities of criminal law and will work tirelessly to protect your rights and fight for the best possible outcome…

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Attorney McShane Published in NCDD Journal

Recently, I had an article published the journal of the National College for DUI Defense.  The article was entitled, “Why I Don’t Stipulate to Forensic Tests.”  In legal terminology, stipulating to a test means to accept the results as true and accurate. In other words, it is established and is beyond any question. In the…

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PA DUI Lawyers

Why You Should Consult with a DUI Lawyer (Even if You are Guilty)

Being charged with a DUI can be very confusing and scary.  There are many details to take into consideration before making an decision on how to proceed with your case.  If you make the wrong moves and are miscalculate, you could end up in jail and face a lengthy license suspension. As a PA DUI…

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The hands-on nature of this course is what makes it such a wonderful learning experience.

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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Believe. In Garbage?

Do You Believe in DUI Blood Tests?

A frustrated judge once asked me, “Justin why don’t you ever stipulate to a forensic science result?” They answer is simple: Because they are not reliable. For those who are not familiar with the terminology, “stipulating” means accepting the result of a forensic test without questioning it. Many The vast majority of lawyers do this,…

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Why You Shouldn’t Represent Yourself in DUI Case

Abraham Lincoln once said – “He who represents himself has a fool for a client” Lincoln, an attorney himself, said it best and this is particularly the case with DUI. Pennsylvania DUI laws are complex and DUI evidence is highly technical.  Still, many citizens feel they can represent themselves.  This is not a wise decision….

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bad DUI lawyer

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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Attorney McShane has once again been selected as a rising star in Pennsylvania DUI defense.

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 ). Super Lawyers Magazine uses a very critical selection process and in the end,…

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