Do Criminal Cases Usually Go to Trial?

It’s important to have an attorney who represents you well and knows trial work. Criminal defense attorney Mike Goolsby has had experience working as an assistant district attorney for Dallas County. There he got the best training and experience on how to try cases. When choosing a lawyer you need to look out for someone who has a good reputation, who knows how to properly have your case go to trial. Watch as Mike Goolsby describes why is he just right for the job.

Video Transcription:

Trial work is a necessity when you are a criminal defense lawyer. If somebody doesn’t know trial two things happen; first of all if you’re innocent then you’ve got the problem of what goes on from there. Do you just plead it or are you forced to plead it? That’s not the way we work. What we want to do is to make sure that you’re very well represented. There are some lawyers that just plead out criminal cases. It’s because they don’t know anything about trial. Since I was a DA for Dallas County, one of the assistant district attorneys, I learned to try cases there. I had the very best training that you can get anywhere. And one of the things that people don’t understand is if you won’t try cases the District Attorney’s Office knows that, and they’re not going to give you the same deals as someone who does try cases. Down at the District Attorney’s Office reputation is everything, and you really need a lawyer with a good reputation. Because, if they don’t have that, you know, you’ve got issues. To speak to a lawyer call us at the Goolsby law firm. Our telephone number is (972) 394-2141. We’ll get you in for a free consultation.

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