But, while most people would scoff at having to go to such a tiny town, which is the county seat and therefore the location of the courthouse, I love it. It's a bit of a pain to drive because it's nothing but two-lane country roads, but I can still be there in less than an hour. I love the town. I love the courthouse. I even love the fact that there is NOWHERE there to eat other than a diner or two that seats maybe 15-20 people max.
I went there because my client was charged with misdemeanor assault but pleading not guilty (I believe he was actually not guilty, and I can't say that about
The absolute highlight of my day was when asked what training or experience he had to identify the substance in question as marijuana, the county Sheriff's Deputy said, "Well, I have a lot of experience smoking it when I was younger." I hope he doesn't get fired because he sure made my morning great.
Oh, and I won my trial!
I really hope for more opportunities to go to small counties.