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Embezzlement Issues, Part I: Employers Dealing with Employee Theft

Embezzlement Issues, Part I: Employers Dealing with Employee Theft

By Rob McGuire | March 2, 2015

For an employer there may be no worse feeling than the realization that one of your employees is stealing from the company. So what do you do? For employers who find themselves dealing with employee theft the most important thing to do is consult an attorney. 

Vanderbilt Rapist on Dr. Phil? Rob McGuire Discusses It With News 2

Vanderbilt Rapist on Dr. Phil? Rob McGuire Discusses It With News 2

February 10, 2015

Cory Batey, the former Vanderbilt football player who was convicted with Brandon Vandenburg of  multiple counts of Aggravated Rape by a Nashville jury, went on the "Dr. Phil" television show to talk about the case. Rob McGuire, who as a prosecutor for thirteen years tried nearly one hundred felony jury trials, was not impressed and talked about with Nashville News 2 WKRN. "It was striking to me that he was more upset about the things he personally had lost than how he felt about what he had done to this young woman," McGuire said. Watch the full story here: 

http://wkrn.com/2015/02/09/video-dr-phil-speaks-about-exclusive-video-with-cory-batey/

Rob McGuire talks to Channel 4 about David Chase controversy

Rob McGuire talks to Channel 4 about David Chase controversy

February 9, 2015

Rob McGuire, a longtime Nashville prosecutor now a partner at MMRS Law, went on Channel 4 today to talk about whether prominent contractor David Chase has received special treatment in his Domestic Violence and DUI case by the relaxation of some his bond conditions. Chase had his twelve hour hold on his Domestic Violence arrest waived by Davidson County Judge Casey Moreland. McGuire said however that in this case the prosecutors and defense attorneys - and Judge Amanda McClendon - had played by the book. Moreover, McGuire told Channel 4 that all defendants, Chase included, are presumed innocent until proven guilty. "We have to remember that no one has convicted them of anything yet" McGuire said. He continued, "Unless they plead guilty or a judge or a jury finds them guilty they are innocent in the eyes of the law." Watch the full story here: 

http://www.wsmv.com/clip/11119614/judge-revises-david-chases-bond-conditions

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What is a "Restricted Driver's License" and How do I Get One?

January 20, 2015

In Tennessee, a person who is convicted of a charge of Driving Under the Influence or a Violation of the Implied Consent Law or a variety of other offenses has their Tennessee driver's license automatically revoked at the time they are convicted of that offense. But a person who is convicted of those offenses may still be able to apply for a Restricted Driver's License. 

There are several stages of the process and it makes sense to have an experienced attorney on your side as you consider your options for a plea agreement or about what you should do after you've been convicted. 

Click the title above to read more! 

 

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So What is a "State Citation" Anyway?

January 6, 2015

So what is “State Citation” anyway? Is it like an arrest warrant? Is it like a traffic ticket?

The answer is that it’s a little bit of both of those things. Tennessee Code Annotated – the book of laws for the State of Tennessee – section 40-7-118 says that in most instances where person commits a misdemeanor offense in a police officer’s presence that officer must issue a “state citation” to that person and release the individual.

A state citation has the legal force of an arrest warrant and is an allegation by a police officer that you have broken the criminal law and can be subject to a fine or jail time. Yet the citation allows the individual to turn themselves in to law enforcement at a later date rather than being taken into physical custody by the officer right then and taken to jail right then. Only certain crimes are eligible to be cited for and exceptions apply to who can be physically arrested rather than cited. 

Citations are serious and the ADA may seek punishment from public service work to jail time (yes, yes you can go to jail on a citation...especially in certain counties!)  

MMRS Attorney Rob McGuire on the Eric Garner case in Staten Island

MMRS Attorney Rob McGuire on the Eric Garner case in Staten Island

December 3, 2014

Veteran former prosecutor Rob McGuire, now an attorney for MMRS Law, was interviewed today about the decision by a Staten Island Grand Jury not to indict a police officer in the homicide of Eric Garner. "I'm outraged," said McGuire who prosecuted both police officers and correctional officers  for offenses such as sexual assault and criminal homicide during his thirteen year stint with the Nashville D.A.'s Office. 

MMRS Attorney Rob McGuire on Newschannel 5

MMRS Attorney Rob McGuire on Newschannel 5

November 25, 2014

Rob McGuire, a veteran former prosecutor now an attorney with MMRS Law, went on Newschannel 5 to discuss the grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. McGuire, who was thirteen year member of the Nashville District Attorney's Office, called the decision to allow Wilson to testify in front of the grand jury 'unusual'. 

"Whatever happened on the street in Ferguson matters on the streets of Nashville, Tennessee, "McGuire said in the story. "Because we have to do a better job of protecting young black men. We have to empower police officers to feel like they don't have to treat everybody as a suspect." 

 

Watch the full story here: http://www.jrn.com/newschannel5/news/Critics-Question-Bias-Of-Ferguson-Grand-Jury-283894361.html

 

From The Tennessean: Former Prosecutors Focus on Helping Families

From The Tennessean: Former Prosecutors Focus on Helping Families

November 17, 2014

We were delighted to be featured in the Sunday Tennessean. We believe our experience helping people in crisis - earned from a combined forty plus years of working as prosecutors - helps us understand our clients and serve as their best advocate. Our unique litigation experience gives us an advantage not just in family law cases but in civil litigation and criminal defense as well. We have the tools to win in the courtroom but also to command the best deal possible for our client at the negotiating table. 

Read the full article here: http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2014/11/15/former-prosecutors-focus-helping-families/19057321/