Just a short note to share the news that he National Trial Lawyers professional association have named O’Mara the National Criminal Trial Lawyer of the Year for 2013, as reported by the Orlando Sentinel.
Over at Legal Insurrection I’ve got a slightly longer post on this news, as well as a recent interview with O’Mara in which he talks about how his legal practice has changed after the Zimmerman trial, the sometimes wildly unreasonable expectations of prospective clients, some behind-the-scenes stuff around keeping his practice alive during the course of the trial, and his expectations for ever getting George Zimmerman to fully pay his legal bill. You can check it out here:
Andrew F. Branca is an MA lawyer and the author of the seminal book “The Law of Self Defense, 2nd Edition,” available at the Law of Self Defense blog, Amazon.com (paperback and Kindle), Barnes & Noble (paperback and Nook), and elsewhere.
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