Mark Thiessen Has The “IT” FactorBY: Mike, Criminal Defense client
Often times we hear about how Michael Jordan or Tom Brady just have/had that “IT” factor. In the sporting world the “IT” factor will win you games and championships. In the work world the “IT” factor will earn you praise, money, pretty girls/or guys if that’s your preference and MONEY….. When it comes to the LAW and the “IT” factor; it can mean your freedom or justice. We often take our freedoms for granted and find ourselves on the other side of the law. In that case we have to rely on a lawyer to defend our rights when we or someone else violates our freedoms. In my case, my freedom was violated when an intoxicated group of people decided to gang up on me at a house party in what I would consider a nice part of Houston. Never would I have thought that I would have to defend my freedom and safety in a situation that didn’t seem threatening.
Unfortunately when people drink too much and overindulge themselves in liquid courage anything is possible. Being attacked from behind with verbal and physical assault, I had to defend myself and make split-second decisions. So I ended up having to punch my attacker several times while being attacked by his group of friends. People got hurt, by the grace of GOD I was able to escape the carnage to live another day. Without knowing who attacked me or anyone else at the party other than the few people I came with. I had no idea who to mention when I called the cops to file a police report. Six months after the altercation I was issued a warrant for my arrest from the person who attacked me. Now, most people would wonder how that is possible. I sure did!. I wondered how I could be attacked and assaulted by several people just to be the one the cops or the law came after. The person who I defended myself against investigated me on Facebook and was able to file charges against me. Great idea when you think about it right? Well, I didn’t have a clue who anyone was and when I tried to find out no one seemed to know who this group of people were…
So who do you call in this situation??? Someone you trust? Someone who will fight for your rights? Someone who understands the results of the loss of Freedom and what it can do to your family? Someone who will go up against all the odds and take on a challenge that most lawyers wouldn’t even touch? Someone who you can count on in the clutch? Someone who when the chips are stacked up against you will fight tooth and nail for you? Last but most importantly has the “IT’ Factor!!! If you want to know the answer, just call Mark Thiessen!… That’s who I called and wouldn’t have had it any other way. My case took about 2 years to finally resolve. Mark’s advice was spot on and every step he took was a step in the right direction. When at some points I would question his judgment, his knowledge would turn to be more prophetic. During Trial, he operated the courtroom with charisma and respect. His ability to connect with the Jury on a personal level was amazing! Throughout the entire process I always felt Mark had my back, and in my heart and mind knew I had the right person defending myself. Mark is said to be a up and coming lawyer amongst his peers. In my mind, he is already worthy of being considered one of the Big Guns in this town. You don’t go to war without your gun, so why take a BB Gun when you can take the biggest and baddest gun you can find!