Mar 6, 2017
Pulled over by the police, watching the flashing red and blue lights in your rear view mirror, you look for your license, registration and proof of insurance. You roll your window down and the officer asks if you’ve been drinking.
What should you say?
The truth of course. Always the truth. Especially if the truth is that you haven’t been drinking.
But what if you have been drinking?
Before you answer, you might want to … Read more
Feb 7, 2017
A tax professor, an IRS ethics advisor, and a meth dealer all walk into a bar. Except it’s just one guy.
An adjunct professor at Georgetown Law who also worked in the Office of Professional Responsibility for the Internal Revenue Service was recently charged with selling large quantities of methamphetamines.
If one is considering a similar career path, better to work for Pfizer where the governmental red tape is significantly lessened.
Charges are not … Read more
Nov 28, 2016
If you are a possible suspect in a criminal investigation, you may be contacted by the police. They may request an interview and there several different techniques they might use to persuade you to speak with them. Don’t do it. See below for more details.
They may tell you that they just want “your side of the story” so that they can “put the case to bed”. They might make it sound like … Read more
Nov 22, 2016
President-Elect Donald Trump has selected Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as his new Attorney General. As Attorney General, Stevens will primarily be tasked with deciding, of all the many, many federal crimes that are committed, which ones the government will actually try to prosecute.
Drug crimes? Immigration offenses? Firearms offenses? White collar crime? State violations of federal marijuana law?
It will be interesting to see what he does.
© 11/22/2016 Eliot D. Thompson of Hunt & … Read more
Oct 26, 2016
We proudly and enthusiastically welcome Eliot Thompson to our firm. Eliot graduated from Reed College in Portland and then, in 2007, from the University of Virginia School of Law. He began his career in corporate litigation for a large law firm in Washington, D.C. before spending over three years arguing cases to trial and appellate courts as an Assistant Public Defender in Richmond, Virginia. Since January 2013 he has been a Deputy District Attorney in … Read more