I grew up in Spokane, Washington and discovered at an early age that I wanted to... more
I grew up in Spokane, Washington and discovered at an early age that I wanted to pursue a legal career. At age 16, I began working at a general practice law firm answering phones and filing legal documents. Eventually, I was admitted under Rule 16 of the Washington Supreme Court to represent clients on a limited basis. By age 19, I was handling traffic tickets in the lower courts under the ... view profile
I have been a criminal defense attorney for well over 23 years. When I'm not in... more
I have been a criminal defense attorney for well over 23 years. When I'm not in court I enjoy spending time with my wife and kids. I am a Deacon in the Catholic Church, a Boy Scout leader and enjoy hiking, biking and Rugby. I like to offer free legal advice to help you understand the case and normally answer my own phone.
Nebraska's Premier Criminal Defense Attorney. A highly respected and experienced... more
Nebraska's Premier Criminal Defense Attorney. A highly respected and experienced former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Nebraska and former Assistant Omaha City Prosecutor with 26 years criminal trial experience. Tom has an in-depth knowledge of the criminal justice system that only a former prosecutor can possess. This knowledge and experience is critical to insuring that your ca... view profile
I worked at the Douglas County Public Defender's office for 2 years as a law clerk... more
I worked at the Douglas County Public Defender's office for 2 years as a law clerk and after passing the Nebraska Bar opened my own firm in downtown Omaha right across from the Douglas County Courthouse.
If you are suspected of driving while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, you may be arrested for DUI (driving under the influence). Depending on the state, the specific crime is also called DWI (driving while intoxicated), OUI (operating under the influence), or OWI (operating while intoxicated). A DUI conviction has serious consequences (for example, losing your driving privileges); but an experienced DUI attorney can often get the charges dropped or reduced, or may be able to negotiate lesser penalties depending on your circumstances and your past history.