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Legal Analysis of the Linboom Case and Verdict Watch in the Michael Dunn trial

Trinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Nancy Grace on HLN.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4i3w40U0rZU

A criminal defense and family law attorney and Partner at Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., Trinity discussed the case of little Alexa Linboom, a 5-year old Tennessee girl who was forced to guzzle the grape soda and water after she took “one or two grape drinks” that belonged to her stepmother.  She was allegedly force-fed so much liquid that it caused the sodium level in her body to go down and caused her brain to swell.  She died as a result.

Trinity also discussed a case involving Sick Kids Hospital of Toronto, who allegedly overdosed a teenage boy with 7 drugs in 7 hours.  These drugs were nearly life threatening and were given without any prior testing or blood work completed by the hospital and despite objections by the boys’ parents.

Catch her tonight on HLN from 3-6 as she sits on Verdict Watch in the Michael Dunn trial.

Trinity Hundredmark Becomes Partner

trinity 2014Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Trinity Hundredmark has been elected by the shareholders as a partner in the firm. Patrick McDonough, head of the firm’s criminal defense department, said: “We are thrilled welcome Trinity as a partner.  She is one of the finest lawyers I have ever worked with.  She has a brilliant legal mind and fantastic work ethic.  I am delighted she is on our team.”

Ms. Hundredmark heads up the domestic relations division for Andersen, Tate & Carr, which counsels and advises clients on a variety of divorce and custody related issues, including but not limited to child custody, visitation, child support, equitable division, and alimony. In addition, Ms. Hundredmark serves as a Guardian ad Litem in contested child custody cases, where she represents the best interests of the child. As a Guardian ad Litem, she is appointed by the superior court judge to assist the court and the parties in reaching a decision regarding child custody, visitation and child-related issues.

Ms. Hundredmark’s criminal practice includes both state and federal white-collar and general criminal defense, where she has handled cases involving allegations of murder, animal cruelty, fraud, mortgage fraud, theft, drug trafficking and possession, armed robbery, battery, kidnapping, stalking, aggravated assault, burglary, DUI, and minor traffic violations.  Ms. Hundredmark is also certified in DUI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing.

Ms. Hundredmark has served as a legal analyst on Nancy Grace, CNN Network, HLN, and Fox News.   Catch a glimpse of one of Ms. Hundredmark’s appearances at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRU0dF_VRmA.  In 2012 and 2013, Ms. Hundredmark was named a Georgia Super Lawyer “Rising Star.”  Ms. Hundredmark serves on the Board of Directors for The Jacqueline Casey Hudgens Center for the Arts.

 

Criminal defense attorney Trinity Hundredmark appears as legal analyst on Nancy Grace   Leave a comment

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Trinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Nancy Grace on HLN.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=byh5vBvdGKY

A criminal defense and family law attorney and Partner at Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C., Trinity discussed the case of missing Orlando mother Michelle Parker.  At the time of the broadcast, new video was released that showed Michelle Parker’s car, its exterior altered, hours after her cellphone was dumped, and she was last seen alive at the home of her ex-fiancé.  In addition, Trinity commented the suspicious disappearance and stunning discovery of the remains of the McStay family in the Mojave Desert.  The McStay family had been missing since February 2010.

This week, a motorcyclist riding about 50 yards from a dirt road found two shallow graves containing the skeletons of Joseph and Summer McStay and two children believed to be their young sons, Gianni and Joseph Jr.  Dental records confirmed the couple’s identities, and detectives have concluded that all four were homicide victims.  No suspects have been identified.

 

Trinity Hundredmark discusses felon disclosures on job applications on Fox News with Cavuto   Leave a comment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HENdq0_cCWw

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Trinity Hundredmark Appears as Legal Analyst Discussing “Banning the Box”

HundredmarkTrinity Hundredmark recently appeared as a legal analyst on Cavuto on the Fox Business Network.   Trinity discussed an administrative order issued by  Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn “banning the box” on applications for state government jobs. Pursuant to the order, state government job applicants with criminal histories will no longer have to check a box disclosing that they have been convicted of, or pled guilty to, a crime.  Trinity explained that by removing the box, every individual gets a fair opportunity to make a first impression and stand on their job qualifications, at least initially.

Patrick J. McDonough Appears as Legal Analyst on Fox News

2948701_1[1]Patrick J. McDonough has appeared on Fox News as one of their Atlanta based legal analysts.  Recently on Fox News,  McDonough spoke on the issues surrounding revenge pornography.   McDonough explained how currently there are civil remedies for victims, but that can be a costly endeavor and not available to most victims. McDonough did note the trend is for states to criminalize this behavior.  First amendment advocates will surely challenge these statutes, but McDonough believes if the statutes are drafted narrowly they should withstand Supreme Court scrutiny.  McDonough said the lesson is twofold: first, one should not take any uncompromising pictures of themselves and send them to current partners, and second, jaded ex-partners should think twice before posting these images.

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2686422345001/can-you-fight-revenge-porn-/?playlist_id=931078471001

Pat McDonough, head of our criminal defense group, can now be seen on HLN   Leave a comment

2948701_1[1]Andersen, Tate & Carr, P.C. is proud to announce that Patrick J. McDonough has appeared on CNN’s Headline News and become one of their go-to legal analysts.  He has been asked to provide legal insight into criminal cases that stretch across the United States.   While on Now in America McDonough explained why the North Carolina Court of Appeals granted Brad Cooper’s motion for a new trial after a jury had found him guilty of murdering his wife.  McDonough spoke on how the trial court had abused its discretion by not allowing the Defense to put up key expert witnesses during Cooper’s trial.  During another segment of Now in America Mr. McDonough explained why the District Attorney in Bakersfield, California did not formally charge the popular elementary school principal with her husband’s recent murder.  McDonough detailed the lack of evidence the police had ascertained at this point in the investigation.

To view a clip of Mr. McDonough’s commentary, please click below:

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfjvLK1QVvg

 

Attorney Trinity Hundredmark of Andersen, Tate & Carr on HLN   Leave a comment

HundredmarkATC attorney Trinity Hundredmark was a guest contributor on HLN’s “Raising America” on June 11, 2013. She commented on a variety of topics, including jury questions in the Jodi Arias trial, the Brett Seacat murder trial, and jury selection. Watch an excerpt here:

http://www.hlntv.com/video/2013/06/11/how-important-was-jodi-arias-sex-life-trial

Felony Cruelty to Children Dismissed in Gwinnett County

Former U.S. Olympic soccer player was arrested for felony cruelty to children, battery, and criminal trespass following an incident occurring at a local hotel in Gwinnett County.   Pat McDonough and Trinity Hundredmark were able to convince prosecutors they could suppress one witness statement and raise serious credibility issues with the remaining witnesses.  Therefore, the case was dismissed, and her arrest was expunged.

Lumpkin County Homicide by Vehicle Dismissed

Following a car accident involving death in Lumpkin County, client was charged with 5 separate counts, including homicide by vehicle in the first degree; reckless driving; laying drags; homicide by vehicle in the second degree; and failure to maintain lane. After Pat McDonough and Trinity Hundredmark provided the state with a detailed accident reconstruction expert report, all felony charges were dismissed, and the client merely pled to the non-reportable offense of driving too fast for conditions.

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