Questions Before Hiring A Lawyer

 

Before hiring an attorney, consider asking the lawyer some of the questions listed below.  Kelly K. McKinnis, Attorney At Law, answers each of the following questions "YES!".

CRIMINAL CASES

 

*Have you ever tried a misdemeanor case before a jury in state court?

*Have you ever tried a felony case before a jury in state court?

*Have you ever obtained a not guilty verdict in a misdemeanor jury trial in state court?

*Have you ever obtained a not guilty verdict in a felony jury trial in state court?

*Have you ever tried a felony criminal case before a jury in federal court?

*Have you ever obtained a not guilty jury finding in a felony jury trial in federal court?

 

APPEALS

 

*Have you ever obtained a reversal of a state district court judgment?

*Have you ever obtained a reversal of a state county court at law judgment?

*Have you ever obtained a writ of mandamus from an appellate court?

*Have you ever obtained a writ of habeas corpus from an appellate court?

*Have you ever presented oral argument at the Texas Supreme Court?

*Have you ever presented oral argument at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals?

*Have you ever obtained a reversal of a United States Bankruptcy Court judgment?

*Have you ever obtained a reversal of a United States District Court judgment?

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

 

*Have you ever tried a DWI case before a jury?

 

*Have you ever obtained a verdict of not guilty in a DWI case?

 

*Have you ever obtained an acquittal in a DWI case where the defendant failed the breath test?

 

*Have you ever discredited a police officer's attempt to offer evidence on the Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) field sobriety test?

 

*Have you ever discredited a police officer's attempt to offer evidence on the One Leg Stand field sobriety test?

 

*Have you ever discredited a police officer's attempt to offer evidence on the Walk And Turn field sobriety test?

FORECLOSURE ABATEMENT (TRO)

 

*Will you file a petition to stop the foreclosure if the mortgage company refuses to cancel the foreclosure sale?

*Will you appear at the courthouse in my home county to personally file and urge my petition to stop the foreclosure sale?

*Have you ever obtained a temporary restraining order from the judge of the court assigned to your case?

*Have you ever obtained a temporary injunction to stop a foreclosure sale?

*Have you ever represented clients in federal court on foreclosure cases?

 

CIVIL JURY TRIALS

 

*Have you ever tried a civil  jury trial in state district court?

*Have you ever tried a civil jury trial in state county court at law?

*Have you ever obtained a civil jury verdict in your client's favor in state district court?

*Have you ever obtained a civil jury verdict in your client's favor in state county court at law?

 

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