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Milner and Finn Host Reception for DA-elect Susan Hawk

December 24th, 2014 · No Comments

The law firm of Milner and Finn had the pleasure of hosting a reception for incoming Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk.

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Chosen by Legal Peers as One of the best criminal defense lawyers in Dallas

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

I’m very honored to have been chosen for this award.

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Highland Park family weighs options after son linked to TCU busts by mistake

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

An attorney said Thursday that a prominent Highland Park family is “considering all options” against the Fort Worth Police Department a day after their son’s picture mistakenly appeared on an arrest warrant as a target in this week’s TCU drug busts. “A public apology would appear to be in order, for starters,” said David Finn, […]

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Tags: criminal law · Dallas · Dallas Observer · Texas

David Finn Defends Gun Violation

January 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment

A 65-year-old Little Elm woman was arrested Wednesday morning after carrying a revolver aboard a plane at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

Transportation Security Administration officials notified police about 6 a.m. that the woman had grabbed her belongings off a checkpoint conveyor belt and walked away before TSA agents spotted the .38-caliber handgun.

Judith Kenney’s lawyer, David Finn, said she had simply forgotten the gun was in her computer bag.

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Jury begins deliberations in concert assault case

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments

A jury will resume deliberations Thursday in the trial of a 20-year-old Plano man accused of sucker-punching a UCLA tennis player, resulting in a brain injury two years ago. The jury of eight women and four men began deliberations about 2 p.m. Wednesday and stopped about 4:30 p.m. Chancellor Jay Hutcheson is charged with second-degree […]

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Orders of Non-Disclosure

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments

IF AN OFFENSE IS A MISDEMEANOR UNDER THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS, THEN A DEFENDANT MAY FILE A PETITION FOR NON-DISCLOSURE IMMEDIATELY AFTER COMPLETION AND DISMISSAL OF THE DEFERRED ADJUDICATION COMMUNITY SUPERVISION:

IF AN OFFENSE IS A MISDEMEANOR UNDER THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS, THEN A DEFENDANT MAY FILE A PETITION FOR NON-DISCLOSURE IMMEDIATELY AFTER COMPLETION AND DISMISSAL OF THE DEFERRED ADJUDICATION COMMUNITY SUPERVISION:

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Expunction Update-July 2008

July 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

2007/2008 Expunction Law Update

Case Law and Statutory Changes

– Just the Highlights –

On June 1, 2007, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion upholding the line of cases, which required the expiration of the statute of limitations as a condition precedent to the expunction of arrest records in all cases where the arrested person was NOT charged by indictment with the commission of a felony offense.

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New Dallas Grand Jury Policy-Texas Lawyer

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Dallas Policy Lets Defense Attorneys Address Grand JuriesBy John CouncilTexas Lawyer Monday, October 1, 2007 It’s often said that a prosecutor could indict a ham sandwich if she wanted to. But a new procedure that goes into effect this month in Dallas County will give criminal-defense lawyers a chance to take their clients off the […]

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