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Dare County Speeding Tickets and Insurance Points
Donahue Law Firm, PLLC

When you are cited for speeding in Dare County, the charging officer will sometimes tell you that you can pay off the ticket and avoid a court appearance. What they often fail to tell you is that one Dare County speeding ticket can cost you thousands when you consider increased insurance premiums. Let’s do some…

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What Makes a Lawyer a Specialist?
Donahue Law Firm, PLLC

Becoming a Board Certified Specialist in State and Federal Criminal Law Non-lawyers are often curious how one becomes a legal specialist. Below is information about the standards that must be met to become board certified as a specialist in state and federal criminal law. The rigorous application and testing process helps explain why of the…

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Appeals Court Reverses Guilty Plea
Donahue Law Firm, PLLC

By Bill West, The Daily Advance CURRITUCK — The N.C. Court of Appeals has reversed and vacated the guilty plea of a former Currituck County emergency medical technician convicted in 2014 of hiding recording devices in an alarm clock in the women’s bunk room at the Lower Currituck Fire Station in Grandy. In a unanimous ruling…

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Donahue Attends Summer School at Harvard
Donahue Law Firm, PLLC

Whether Daniel Donahue is a “Harvard-trained lawyer” might be debatable but in late July 2015, Mr. Donahue joined members of the National College of DUI Defense, Inc. for an intensive one week DUI seminar in Austin Hall at the Harvard Law School.  Members from around the country joined for this meeting to discuss the newest, most cutting-edge defenses…

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Donahue Sworn-In to Nation’s High Court
Donahue Law Firm, PLLC

Daniel Donahue, along with nine other National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers members and their guests gathered Jan. 19, 2016, in the nation’s capital at the U.S. Supreme Court for NACDL’s group admissions ceremony. NACDL President E.G. “Gerry” Morris made the motion for admission to the Supreme Court Bar. Pictured from left to right are Linda…

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