Handling the Media

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You’re the lawyer for heaven’s sake — say something!

I enjoy Brian Tannebaum. Brian is a fellow criminal defense attorney who's getting his name out there. He blogs, tweets, and otherwise assails the Internet with his ideas about defense work, law practice management, and the like. Recently, I stumbled upon his post about handling media appearances. Since I've written about this myself, I was curious [...]

By | June 18th, 2013|Handling the Media|Comments Off on You’re the lawyer for heaven’s sake — say something!

Handling the Media – Be Available

Bryan|College Station criminal defense lawyers can learn something from top riders in the professional cycling peloton who know how to work with the press. After 5-6 hours in the saddle, with the likes of Lance Armstrong, Alberto Contador, and Levi Leipheimer ripping your legs off in the mountains, it would be easy to ignore the [...]

By | January 4th, 2013|Handling the Media|Comments Off on Handling the Media – Be Available

Handling the Media – Be Prepared

The Brazos County criminal defense lawyer must always be prepared in advance of talking with the media, even when a client is charged with something like DWI. Simply, the defense attorney should know ahead of time what they want (or need) to accomplish for the client before making comments to the press. The lawyer needs [...]

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Handling the Media – Know the Facts

In the introductory post on handling the media, we learned how the effective criminal defense attorney must always consider how media coverage can affect their client's interests during the litigation process, even here in Bryan|College Station, Texas. In high profile criminal cases the defense lawyer should learn to think like a reporter and learn to [...]

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Handling the Media – An Introduction

The effective Bryan|College Station criminal defense attorney must always consider how media coverage might affect their client's interests during the litigation process. Media reporters can be an important tool and ally if used correctly. Consequently, to use the media to his advantage the defense lawyer must understand how it works.   Important use of the [...]

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