Police Misconduct- Officer Ray Tensing Charged with Murder

Police Shooting

Another police officer overreacts. According prosecutor Joe Deters, UC police officer Ray Tensing's body camera video clearly shows that Tensing committed "murder" when he shot and killed Sam Dubose, an unarmed black motorist at a traffic stop. The situation escalated after Dubose was unable to produce a driver's license. Subsequent reports indicate the police report subsequently filed by … [Read more...]

New Testimonial From New York Attorney John Fisher

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"I had the opportunity to see Mitch Jackson, Esq. speak at a national lawyers' seminar about marketing and management. I was blown away by Mitch's presentation. In one hour, Mitch provided more information than I was able to write down. I can't begin to say how much I appreciate Mitch's generosity and willingness to share cutting edge secrets for marketing and law firm management. Thank you, … [Read more...]

Speaking at PILMMA in Texas

PILMMA in Texas

This past week, Lisa and I had the opportunity to travel to Texas to attend the 2015 PILMMA Super Summit. The event was focused on helping lawyers improve their business and marketing skills in order to serve clients better. I gave the closing speech at the conference and participated on an Internet Q&A panel. Our takeaways from the event included several different things relating to law, … [Read more...]

Deadly Hazards for ATVers

ATV Orange County Lawyer

Start your engines! Summer is here! The long and warm days of summer bring plenty of opportunity for ATV off-road recreation. As the popularity of all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) has risen to an all-time high, so too have deaths and injuries. Despite warnings from manufacturers, federal agencies, and consumer and safety advocates that ATVs are unsafe on roadways, they’re showing up there more and … [Read more...]

California Insurance Bad Faith

California Insurance Bad Faith lawyers

Our client was injured in a major high impact collision. His injuries were severe and included head trauma. He felt like the guy on the left in the white shirt when dealing with his insurance company. Here’s a bit more about what happened. Prior to the collision, our client was lawfully driving down a dirt road. Approaching him from the other direction at a high rate of speed were two trucks … [Read more...]

New Client Testimonial (Bicycle Collision)

Ray Sanford Rotary Orange County Lawyer Testimonial

Ray was struck by a car while riding his bicycle and seriously injured. We were able to help him put his life back together. Below is Ray's recommendation that came in the mail earlier today. Lisa and I would just like to add that it was truly a pleasure to help someone who gives so much to the community. __________ "Mitch and Lisa are true professionals. They explained all aspects of the … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Find a Good Lawyer in Your City and State

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This 5 part streaming video series was taken from StreamingLawyer.com (using #Meerkat and #Periscope). We hope you find these tips useful and wish you success with your case!   Step #1 (Monday) Use Martindale.com Step #2 (Tuesday) Use AVVO.com Step #3 (Wednesday) Ask (the right) Friend Step #4 (Thursday) Contact the Local Bar Association Step #5 (Friday) … [Read more...]

Uber Files Court Documents Alleging Drivers are Independent Contractors

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This week Uber filed documents in the United States District Court, Northern District of California, in opposition to a class-action lawsuit. In the filing, Uber argues drivers should be labeled as independent contractors rather than employees. A copy of the filing is below. Last June, the California Labor Commission ruled a specific Uber driver should be considered an employee and not an … [Read more...]

Mitch Jackson | Panelist at the Above the Law Academy for Private Practice in New York

Mitch Jackson Speaking

Mitch and Lisa are looking forward to traveling to the Big Apple and enjoying all New York has to offer. While there, Mitch will be joining fellow panelist at the Academy for Private Practice and sharing ideas and insights to help lawyers best leverage technology to automate and streamline processes to increase profitability, improve client relations, and decrease stress. Once done, Lisa and Mitch … [Read more...]

Bill Cosby Admitted During 2005 Deposition That He Drugged Women

Bill Cosby Meerkat Opinion

Breaking News! According to The Associated Press, documents just released confirm that Bill Cosby testified under oath during a deposition in 2005 that he got Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. Furthermore, it is reported that Cosby admitted to giving the sedative to at least one woman and "other people." Here is Mr. Jackson's real time comments … [Read more...]

New Recommendation from Attorney Johnnie Finch

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The Definition of a Difference Maker Without question, Attorney Jon Mitchell “Mitch” Jackson is one of finest men and lawyers I’ve had the pleasure to commune with. One thing that separates Mitch hundreds of thousands of miles away from the peanut gallery is the fact he genuinely cares for his fellow man. Over the past 30 years, Mitch has staked his claim as one of the best trial lawyers and … [Read more...]

When Do You Know If Your Car is a Lemon?

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If you buy a pair of jeans at the GAP that don’t fit, you simply take them back for a refund or swap them for a better-fitting pair. But what happens if you buy a new car that doesn’t “fit?” It’s in the shop almost from day one with problems the dealer can’t seem to repair. Uh-oh, you might just have a lemon. And unfortunately, taking it back for a refund or a new car is much more complicated than … [Read more...]

Facebook, Social Media, Free Speech, and the US Supreme Court

Facebook SCOTUS Social Media

Most of you know that we’re very active on social media. We believe the digital platforms have allowed for more transparency and offer new ways for lawyers to help clients. With this increased visibility and new technology come new responsibilities, rights and remedies. One huge concern for many is that of free speech and how your traditional Constitutional rights and remedies are affected when … [Read more...]

Immigration Questions Answered by Attorney Jacob Sapochnick

Jacob Sapochnick and Mitch Jackson

Each day at noon Mitch answers your legal questions on his show, MyVideoLawyer.com This week Mitch's guest was San Diego lawyer, Jacob J. Sapochnick, who specializes in immigration law. The practice is a multi-lingual firm and is able to serve clients in a variety of foreign languages: Spanish,Mandarin, Arabic, Hebrew, French and Russian. On the show Jacob talked about his new book, My … [Read more...]

How Lawyers Will Use Live Video Streaming Apps Like Meerkat and Periscope To Win Trials

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During a jury trial, one of the biggest challenges you face as a lawyer is trying to figure out what a jury wants or needs to hear. It’s often difficult to determine how your jury is interpreting the facts and evidence. Currently, lawyers are forced to decode a jurors body language and speculate as to its meaning. This uncertainty is about to stop. Trials will involve real time feedback from … [Read more...]

Criminal Law Legal Questions Answered

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As many of you know, each day at noon we go live and answer your legal questions on our show, MyVideoLawyer.com This past Friday we had North Carolina criminal defense attorney, Johnnie Finch, on the show to answer your questions about criminal law, criminal defense and to share suggestions about how you should interact with the police. Click below to watch the show and please share … [Read more...]

Just a fun chat with legal tech star Niki Black!

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Sometimes you have to push the pleadings aside, take a deep breath and have some fun. That's just what I did earlier today when I took time to Spreecast with an old friend, Niki Black. We talked about lawyers using technology to better serve their clients and also about the new Apple Watch (Niki's wearing one). I hope you enjoy today's show as much as I did producing it [podcast version here]. … [Read more...]

How This California Law Firm Handles Bullying and Student Sexting Cases

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Our Take on Bullying and Sexting in School This isn’t a touchy “feel good” post. I am not exploring the social or psychological reasons behind why people become bullies or engage in sexting. I’m also not sharing research as to whether or not people and students have become soft and are now overreacting to teasing. I’ll save these issues for another time. What this post is about is how to come … [Read more...]

Here’s a Side of Mitch You May Not Have Seen…

Negotiation

Jason Falls interviews Mitch Jackson about Motocross, 30 years of Negotiation Tips, and Taking Risks in Life! Yesterday morning our Senior Partner, Jon Mitchell Jackson, was a guest on Jason Falls' popular radio show, “The Bad Ass 100 Proof Radio Show.”  Mitch and Jason talked motocross, shared 3 decades of negotiation tips, and the importance of taking risks in business and life (Mitch's actual … [Read more...]