Author: Mick Mickelsen

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Capital murder is one of the most serious crimes that can be committed in the state of Texas. Understanding the laws can help with your defense. According to Texas law, all types and degrees of murder are classified as a criminal homicide. Any crime of murder is serious, and if issued a conviction, it can…

Attorney Mick Mickelsen

Dallas, TX / As Texas Board of Legal Specialization-certified attorneys in the areas of Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Defense Law, at Broden & Mickelsen, LLP, we have worked on over 100 federal criminal appeals cases. Throughout our decades of combined experience as federal criminal appellate lawyers, we repeatedly come across some of the same…

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Many State Laws Tend to Support Vigilante Justice: How the Law Helped Kyle Rittenhouse and Travis McMichael In the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse there were few facts in dispute. Rittenhouse, who has demonstrated some white supremacist inclinations, traveled from Illinois to Kenosha, Wisconsin. He brought an assault rifle with the ostensible purpose of defending business…

child pornography case

The Federal government is devoting an enormous amount of its law enforcement resources to prosecute child pornography cases. These cases will always garner political support and funding and, as a result, we are seeing many of these types of prosecutions around the country.  Many of the recent cases involve various file sharing programs. In Federal…

sexual assault

Dallas Sexual Assault defense lawyers – “Sexual assault of a spouse is illegal under Texas law. In Texas, “marital rape” is considered sexual assault and may be charged as aggravated sexual assault if there were aggravating factors present when the assault took place. ” Says Mick Mickelsen, Dallas criminal defense lawyer specializing in sex related…

criminal appeals

The process of criminal appeals is mysterious and often misunderstood. At Broden & Mickelsen, LLP, we are board-certified criminal appeals attorneys with decades of combined experience as federal criminal appeals attorneys, which means that we have extensive insight when it comes to the inner workings of appellate courts and appeals cases. In this article, we…

white collar crime

An investigation is always the first step in the criminal justice process, including cases of suspected white-collar crime. That said, those who are the targets of a white-collar crime investigation don’t always find out in exactly the same way. It is common for the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) to become involved in such criminal…

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Tax Fraud Criminal Defense Lawyer – Tax fraud crimes in Dallas include some forms of tax evasion. Learn the distinctions between these two offenses. Public perception of tax fraud crimes is impacted by the fact that many people view this as a victimless crime. After all, many people hate paying taxes, so the idea that…

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Read an interview with Dallas criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen about his work on a high-profile federal environmental laboratory fraud case. Alongside other prominent Dallas defense attorneys, Mr. Mickelsen was able to obtain not guilty verdicts on all 79 counts in the multi-defendant case. Mr. Mickelsen has over twenty years of experience as a criminal…

sexual assault

Dallas sex criminal defense lawyers Broden & Mickelsen, LLP have published a new resource to help the public understand Texas laws on sexual assault involving a spouse. The complicated nature of sexual assault law makes it difficult for both victims and the accused to navigate the Texas legal system, particularly when a spouse or intimate…