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“How Can You Represent Someone You Know Is Guilty?”

Posted on : March 29, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

An often asked question. Usually by someone having their second martini and whose kid has not been caught….yet. Also, probably not worded correctly because it all depends on how you are defining “represent.” Not all criminal representation means a jury trial and “getting people off.” In fact, the overwhelming majority of criminal cases are resolved without […]

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Hardship License Won For 4th Offense OUI

Posted on : March 20, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

A 4th offense OUI conviction calls for a 10 year license suspension. I recently represented a client who was convicted of her 4th offense OUI, and who had gone through approximately 7 years of that suspension.  Because she was more than halfway through the suspension, she was actually eligible to get a “hardship” license. It […]

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College Student’s Future Career Options Preserved

Posted on : March 1, 2015, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

The job market is brutal out there these days, in any field. It does not help your chances of landing any job, let alone your dream job, if you are coming out of college with a criminal record. I recently represented a college student from this area on an assault and battery charge in the […]

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