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I have been a lawyer in Gainesville for the last fifteen years. My practice is currently focused on criminal defense and automobile personal injury cases representing injured people in our community. It occurred to me recently that there has not been a single time during my career that I did not have at least one…

Any trial lawyer knows that there is no substitution for hard work, experience, and preparation. This is true for criminal defense, auto accidents, or medical malpractice. Records are reviewed, depositions are outlined, and witnesses are prepped before any trial. No trial lawyer in Florida worth their salt ever forgets to answer this critical question –…

Photo by Jose Perez | Splash News The first meeting with a client is very important.  It is a time to build trust, to create meaningful relationships and to set reasonable expectations. At Glassman & Zissimopulos Law, we use the initial intake meeting with our clients to collect important information about the client, their history,…

Gainesville is a diverse town. College students, young professionals, and families rooted for more than a hundred years call Hogtown home. Anyone who travels near the emerging technology hub on South West 2nd Avenue or who reviews the University of Florida’s strategic growth plans understands that there is potential for significant growth in our community…

As a personal injury and criminal defense lawyer, I do not get many opportunities to use the phrase “spoiler alert.” So as an internet blogger, I finally get a chance to officially throw a “SPOILER ALERT” warning. If you haven’t seen Marvel’s Dr. Strange and don’t want to have anything you could have learned in…

“With great power comes great responsibility” is a popular theme in politics and literature. In one form or another, this universal “truth” has found its way into the words and writings of Voltaire, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lord Melbourne, John Cumming, Hercules, G. R. Robinson and Henry W. Haynes. My law partner, Nick Zissimopulos,…

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Advances in technology are breaking down barriers and allow for increasingly faster sharing of information like pictures, videos, and messages. Digital applications like Snapchat, Facebook Messenger, and WhatsApp make communication more accessible than ever, and file sharing programs like Dropbox allow massive files to be shared with a simple downloadable link. While these technologies are…

I love being a lawyer. True story – I’ve wanted to be a lawyer since I was two years old. When other kids were dressing up as firefighters, ghosts, and baseball players for Halloween, I borrowed my dad’s briefcase and went as a lawyer. He wasn’t even a lawyer, but he had a briefcase and…

The numbers are shocking. Less than 10% of people charged with a crime go to trial as opposed to entering guilty pleas. Some estimates show that in Florida, the number of civil cases being resolved at trial are as low as 0.2% of all dispositions each year. This poses a series of challenges for trial…

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I love technology. In many ways, it has made my job of being a lawyer a lot easier. Friends and colleagues tease me about my commercial in which I proudly proclaim that you can reach me, even after hours, “on this phone” (I proudly hold up my phone in front of my office when it…

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