Associated Press asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide insight on the sentencing of former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane. Mike discusses the similarity between Lane’s sentence and that of white-collar crimes, as well as how Lane’s participation in George Floyd’s death impacted his case. For the full article, click here.
Congratulations to Mike Brandt, Nickey Kettwick, and Dani Peden for their recognition by Super Lawyers! It’s an honor to be recognized alongside so many great lawyers. As Maverick would say, “It’s not the plane, it’s the pilot.”
News Nation asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide his thoughts and expertise on Kim Potter’s upcoming sentencing hearing. Mike discusses what happens now that Kim Potter was found guilty of first- and second-degree manslaughter, what a dispositional departure would look like, and the role of a pre-sentence investigation in this case. For the full article, click here.
USA Today asked Attorney Mike Brandt to comment on Kim Potter’s verdict of guilty on both the first- and second-degree manslaughter charges arising from the death of Daunte Wright. Mike discusses his surprise at the verdict reached by the jury. For the full article, click here.
Court TV asked Attorney Mike Brandt to provide his thoughts and expertise on Kim Potter’s defense team’s trial strategy. To view Mike discuss Potter’s direct and cross-examination, as well as a statement made by Daunte Wright’s family, click here. To view Mike discuss Potter’s defense team’s theory, click here.
Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kimberly Potter faces charges of 1st and 2nd degree manslaughter for the killing of Daunte Wright. Potter claims that she meant to grab her taser instead of her firearm during the incident. As opening statements are set to begin today, attorney Mike Brandt offers his opinion on what to expect as the trial goes on.
Attorney Mike Brandt explains to John & Tammy in the Morning on 103.7 KSON why Bill Cosby was recently released from jail despite the many women that have come forward with sexual assault allegations against him. For the full interview, click here.
Retired New York Detective, Michael Struk, took the stand to testify in the trial of Robert Durst. Detective Struk was the lead investigator into the disappearance of Kathleen Durst, Robert Durst’s first wife, who mysteriously disappeared in 1982. Robert Durst is on trial for the 2000 murder of his confidante, Susan Berman. Attorney Mike Brandt provides feedback on the testimony...
Newsweek asked Attorney Nicole Kettwick to provide her expertise on what role the video of George Floyd will play in the trial. Nicole Kettwick describes the interplay of expert testimony and the powerful video of Floyd’s death. For the full article, click here.
Attorney Mike Brandt describes to the Associated Press what Eric Nelson, Derek Chauvin’s defense attorney, will argue to the jury. Mike Brandt explains the whole strategy in cases such as this is to raise doubt. For the full article, click here.