Articles From Matt Maloney

Miscommunication or the art of not telling clients what they need to know By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, April 2000 Lawyers think that they are great communicators. This belief stems from the fact that they communicate with other lawyers and good communication gets things done. In the quest for being concise, exacting, terse or being just plain, we often forget that our audience is more people and less lawyers. Paying attention to these topic areas and thoughts may help all of us. Clients are not lawyers.
Criminal law practice tips By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, October 1999 Lawyers, present company included, seem to forget ongoing admonitions from the Supreme Court when dealing with routine situations. While this may be a case of the "we always do things that way" attitude, the cost to the system continues to rise.
Illinois Supreme Court voids search after traffic stop detention By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, August 1999 On June 17, 1999, the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in People v Brownlee, N.E.2d ,
Criminal Law Update By Matt Maloney General Practice, Solo, and Small Firm, March 1999 Following are all of those cases from the September 9, 1998, advance sheets to February 9, 1999.

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