• Lance and everyone in his office immediately came to our rescue, taking everything off of our hands so that we could focus on my husband's recovery. There are no words to describe how thankful we are for Lance and all that he did for our family.
    - Wife of Police Officer Represented in Auto Accident
  • Your diligence, tenacity and professionalism are outstanding. You got us a much higher settlement than we thought possible. We have and will continue to recommend you without hesitation. Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts.
    - Police Officer Represented in On-Duty Accident
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January 17, 2016 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Armstrong v. Village of Pinehurst: Instructions on TASER® Use
On January 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an important opinion for LEOs regarding the use of TASER®...
June 27, 2015 [Blue Line Lawyer]
City of San Francisco v. Sheehan: Ending the Law v Policy Debate
On May 18, 2015, the United States Supreme Court (USSC) issued the long-awaited opinion in the case of the City of San Francisco v. Sheehan. The case...
September 9, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
When All Right Means Something is Wrong
"With this many officer involved shootings (OIS) in this community, why has not one LEO ever been prosecuted following an OIS?" This question is...
April 27, 2014 [Active Shooters]
Georgia’s Safe Carry Protection Act: The Sky Is Not Falling!
After many years of discussion, debates, hearings, and public input, Governor Nathan Deal signed House Bill 60, The Safe Carry Protection Act. As...
March 3, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Training for Attorneys: not as much fun as the firing rage
Every year, I attend mandatory training to maintain my license to practice law. Most states require continuing legal education (CLE) on an annual...
February 28, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Given the Choice, I’d Rather be David
We've all heard the story of David, the teenager who killed the giant Philistine Goliath with a single stone from his sling. Sometimes we forget the...
February 11, 2014 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Standing Firm for Stand Your Ground
Since June 2013, I've probably done over 50 interviews discussing Stand Your Ground (SYG) laws. It never ceases to amaze me how the concept, and...
November 5, 2013 [Blue Line Lawyer]
What Happens on Facebook, ends up in HR
About once every month, I send a private message or text to a LEO I know on Facebook. This usually follows my reading of a post they wrote...
October 29, 2013 [Blue Line Lawyer]
Training Records and You: Don’t get caught short
It's that time again! As we approach the holidays and the end of the calendar year is just a few weeks away, it is time to make sure that you have...
September 24, 2013 [Active Shooters]
Fort Hood, The Washington Navy Yard, and Your Local Law Enforcement Ac...
After a while, you begin to believe that the law has a term for everything. From "uninvolved co-conspirator" to "officious intermeddler," it makes...

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