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Great Result For The Law Office Of Alex Kriksciun!

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Aug 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Last Wednesday, August 6, I went to trial in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court.  The client was charged with a violation of LSA-R.S. 14:95.1 (being a felon in possession of a firearm).  After a grueling day of jury selection, argument, and testimony, the jury returned with a not guilty v...

On The Dangers Of Police Chases

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Jul 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Yesterday, NOPD Commissioner Shawn Ferguson fired four police officers involved in a deadly chase and crash that claimed the lives of the two teenagers being chased and a woman that was a customer in the beauty salon that the teenagers crashed into.  An NOPD investigation concluded that the fired...

Do I Need A Lawyer In Municipal Court?

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Jul 05, 2019 | 0 Comments

I get this question a lot.  People give my office a call and wonder if they need a lawyer in Orleans Parish Municipal Court.  Please note that this post applies not just to Orleans Parish Municipal Court, but also to Jefferson Parish First/Second Parish Court and any other local court of limited ...

Here’s A Good Idea: DON’T PUNCH YOUR LAWYER!!

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Mar 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

David Chislton, a Cleveland man, was in the news recently after sucker punching his lawyer in the face after receiving a 47-year prison sentence.  Apparently, he knew that he was looking at significant time but was hoping to receive a sentence of less than 20 years.   The attorney was left with a...

The Trials, Tribulations, And Travails Of Justin Wolfe

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Jan 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

I grew up in Fairfax County, Virginia, which is largely composed of upper-middle class suburban towns and suburbs.  The Justin Wolfe story was one of the biggest stories to hit Northern Virginia in a long time.  Full disclosure: I played youth basketball and Little League with Justin.  We earned ...

Expungements in Louisiana (Part 1)

Posted by Alex K. Kriksciun | Dec 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

I get a ton of calls about expungements.  Most of them go something like this – “I was thinking of starting a new job and when they went to go run a background check, an old charge showed up on my record.  Can you make that charge go away by next week?” The answer to the question as to whether I...

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