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  • Broward Courts Put on a Mock Jury Trial via Zoom As America has begun the slow reopening process, ​Florida ABOTA and 17th Judicial Circuit (Broward Courts) have put on their first mock jury trial via Zoom.
  • Sealing and Expunging Your Case Many people will ask "I had my case dismissed, why would I even need this?" The answer is simply that your record is public. If you're applying for a job, promotion, or even to a school, you want to have your record as clean as possible. In some cases, you may find your mugshot floating around the internet forever.
  • After Covid-19 closes Supreme Court, court goes down the Toilet Supreme Court hears Oral Argument by phone, also hears toilet flush
  • I Have Heard of Hawaiian Shirt Friday, but Not Pool Side Tuesday! In this article from the Miami Herald, a judge blasts lawyers for showing up on Zoom hearings for inappropriate dress. Judge Dennis Bailey addressing the Weston Bar Association said, “it is remarkable how many attorneys appear inappropriately on camera.”
  • What If I Refuse to Stay at Home, During “Safer at Home”? The newest Executive Order issued by Governor Ron Desantis for which he declares “Safer at Home”, section 1 subsection B “[a]ll persons in Florida shall limit their movement and personal interactions outside of their home to only those necessary to obtain or provide essential services or conduct essential activities."
  • A DUI Attorney’s Evaluation of Jon Jones’ DUI Arrest Jon “Bones” Jones did it again. Arguably the best Mixed Martial Artist of our time, was recently arrested for his 2nd DUI on March 26th, 2020. While this arrest was in Albuquerque, New Mexico, I am going to break this down as if this was in Florida.
  • AVVO I am honored to be awarded a 10.0 rating from Avvo.com.   This rating is there highest rating for there website.   Avvo is a marketplace for lawyer services that provides information on local lawyers and potential services. Rating Calculated Per their website, the Avvo raiting is their effort to rate a lawyer based on their background …
  • Why Lawyer Billboard Advertisments are Deceptive I know you have seen those billboard advertisements on 95 depicting an accident victim saying So and So Law Firm got me $600,000.00 There is no better explanation of why Billboard advertisements can be misleading than this SNL skit. http://www.nbc.com/saturday-night-live/video/attorney-ad/3457927 Why are some cases worth more than others? Did the amount on the billboard actually …
  • Do I Need to Hire a Lawyer? Would You Do Self Surgery? There's an old adage "If you think it's expensive to hire a professional to do the job, wait until you hire an amateur." Not doing so can affect your case.
  • 10 Years - The Law Offices of Matthew Konecky Serving South Florida for 10 years, The Law Offices of Matthew Konecky, PA provide criminal defense and personal injury legal services. Top rated by AVVO.