Lawyer Stories

This part of the site features true attorney’s stories. All the cases described in the chapter are based on my own professional practice. These are real attorney’s stories. All these “Attorney’s stories” are designed to highlight that in legal practice there are a lot of interesting and sometimes amazing occasions. Of course, having in mind professional ethics all the names, and when necessary times and places in the stories have been changed. In the rest, this part of the site is documentary. Where possible stories are equipped with copies of the corresponding papers: statements, appeals, court decisions, so on.

"It seems it was a Frenchman!"

Any adult and well-to-do man once begins to think about a follower. Thus a dream of a son arises, a dream of an heir, who could accept experience gained by previous generations and wisely run family wealth. In this attorney story, based on a real case from my legal practice, search of such an heir proved to be a full detective story. The names of the main characters are surely changed.

Love and insidiousness

German poet – romanticist Friedrich Shiller has a classic drama with the pathetic name of “Love and insidiousness”. As it often happens it became the basis for plenty of parodies. Let’s say Zoschenko has a series of humorous short plays, where Shiller’s original name is put vise versa. But now and then life creates stories which eclipse any fame of imagination. And my attorney’s experience has one occasion which can serve basis for a play not worse than the Shiller’s one.

A case about embryo

Once, a client of mine addressed me. He was an imposing man of oriental origin, a foreign businessman, frequently and long living in Moscow. His name was Ahmed Ahmed. He had rather an unusual problem.

A case about narcotics

In 2000 the Nagatinski district court of Moscow sentenced citized S. to 7 years of imprisonment for illegal acquisition and storage of drugs in extra large quantities – 18 grams of heroine.