Legal Rights Radio (LRR)

Legal Rights Radio is a Podcast focusing on all things cops and robbers and Criminal law. From, “when the police search me?” to “I was not read my rights,” LRR is a weekly show, by David Zwanetz, discussing the ins and outs of the morbidly curious area of Criminal Law in Maryland with, of course, a Defense oriented spin.
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Dec 3, 2020

David was invited to be on “The Criminal Defense Show” presented by Scorpion and Kelly Carpenter. Kelly was kind enough to share the audio. With David usually being the one asking the questions, he thought it would be fun to get a glimpse of some of his thoughts being on the receiving end. “The Criminal Defense Show” can be found at

Feb 20, 2020

There are many ways to describe B-RAiN, but unique, talented, and charismatic just seem to scratch the surface. However, there is one word that ties them all together and is true to his character: B-RAiN is Real. Few people share so honestly from the heart and soul. B-RAiN does so in just the right way, combining art, story, and song in perfect unison.

Clean since May 5th 2007, B-RAiN has been of service to so many in his community outside of his music, by going into local Jails and speaking to inmates, going into Drug Treatment centers and speaking to clients, as well as helping people find help when they are struggling with addiction/alcoholism. Not only does his passion for helping and inspiring others speak through his music, it also shows in the way that he lives his day to day life!


B-Rain’s “it takes a village” tour kicks off in July 2020! Check the URLs below for details and make sure to give the mighty b-rain a follow on youtube -

Oct 16, 2018

David sat down at his childhood home to dissect the art of story-telling with his father Martin (Marty) Zwanetz. David has been hearing, and living, epic colorful tales all his life - visa-à-via his pops. For posterity, to simply dissect the art of a vivid story-telling by hearing great stories, and to attempt to allow the world an understanding from where he came, David planned this memorial episode (Episode 10) with Marty-the-one-man-party Z. Enjoy!

Sep 6, 2018

David traveled to the Hard Money Bankers headquarters in Columbia, Maryland for a wide-ranging conversation with founder Chris Haddon. David has known Chris since their days at Salisbury University and has always been enamored with his business savvy. Chris discusses his thoughts on productivity, working hard vs. working smart, his disdain for the word “busy,” his process of writing a successful book, the time he spends Colombia (the Country not the town), and much more. While his business of private money lending is not directly associated with the legal world, his business lessons are surly applicable and extraordinary valuable.


HARD MONEY BANKERS is a full service and self-funded private/hard money lending company providing fast and flexible financing for residential and commercial investment real estate deals. We are currently lending in Maryland, DC, Virginia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.


HMB can be found at Chris Haddon can be found on Instagram at “ChrishaddonhmbChris' book, The Whiteboard: Go from Blank Canvas to a Productive, Leveraged and Highly-Profitable Business, can be found on Amazon. It’s a great read!

Jun 29, 2018

David traveled to stunning Garrett Park, Maryland for a sit down with clinical psychologist Dr. James Fleming. Dr. Fleming’s IQ is clearly off the Richter scale and in their wide ranging conversation David and Dr. Fleming covered everything from his beginnings as a professional musician (Rock Star) playing at legendary venues like CBGB, to his current work in his private practice in forensic and clinical psychology (with a focus on sexual disorders). Dr. Fleming is the Advisor to the Maryland Governor’s Sexual Offender Advisory Board, Team Leader of the Special Offenders Clinic at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Administrative supervisor of a part-time outpatient clinic for sexual offenders who are referred by the State of MD Division of Parole and Probation, and he works in tandem with and provides consultation to the clinic’s supervising parole agent. Cases of a sexual nature of some of the most difficult cases any lawyer can face and for this very reason David sought out Dr. Fleming Episode 8 with an aim to unpack an area of the legal world most people rarely talk about. 

Dr. Fleming can be reached at 240-426-2110 or at

May 31, 2018

David sits down with candidate for Howard County States Attorney Kim Oldham. Kim is a Deputy (Howard County) States Attorney, a mother of two beautiful children, a hyper-marathoner, and much much more.  After graduating law school in 1996, Kim began her career as a law clerk to the Honorable Dennis Sweeney in the Circuit Court for Howard County. In 1997, she was hired as an Assistant States Attorney for the Howard County States Attorneys Office.  She prosecuted misdemeanors and traffic offenses in the District Court Division for two years before she was promoted to the Circuit Court Division to prosecute all major felonies.  As a senior prosecutor Kim was a trial team leader supervising attorneys while handling every type of major crime from murder to sexual child abuse to kidnapping to armed robbery.  She was also head of the drug unit, working closely with police detectives and overseeing complex wiretap investigations. 


In 2011, newly elected States Attorney Dario J. Broccolino appointed Kim as Deputy States Attorney to supervise the entire District Court Division as well as attorneys in the Circuit Court Division.  In addition to assisting with the administration of the office as Deputy States Attorney, Kim maintains a full case load prosecuting the most violent of criminals.  Over the years, Kim has earned a reputation of being thorough, diligent, tough and prepared with her cases.  Kim has proudly served as an advocate for countless victims, fighting to hold offenders accountable.  As States Attorney, Kim will continue to directly serve and be accountable to the public by personally prosecuting the most violent offenders in our community.  


Kim was named Prosecutor of the Year in 2002 by the Howard County Chamber of Commerce for her outstanding contributions to the community.  She has also received commendation certificates from the Howard County Police Department for her hard work and dedication.  Kim provides prosecutorial support for various law enforcement agencies including the Maryland State Police.  Kim personally reviews all court order and subpoena requests for electronic information in cases such as distribution of child pornography, human trafficking and fraud.  Kim spends countless hours preparing instructional materials and personally teaching police recruits through the Howard County Police Departments Education and Training Division.  She teaches topics covering constitutional law, search and seizure, search warrants, major crimes and criminal procedure.  Kim also prepares and conducts trainings for the sworn members of the police department in their continuing education. Kim also serves on the Howard County Police Department's Body Camera Work Group Committee.


Kim has testified several times before members of the Maryland General Assembly on proposed pieces of legislation on topics such as permitting the electronic tracking of suspects through cell phone technology and increasing the maximum penalty for the crime second degree murder.  Kim plans to continue to be active in the legislative process, fighting for legislation that promotes public safety.   


To learn more about kim, you can visit her web page at, on facebook at, twitter at, youtube at


This podcast is brought to you by the law firm of Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake. Your friends that defend. Marylands Premier Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm. 100% free consultations with 24/7 access! 7226 Lee Deforest Drive, Suite 207Columbia, Maryland 21046 / Ph. 410-884-6100 / Cell. 443-632-0561/ Fax. 410-884-6583 / 24/7. 410-794-6673 / Facebook - / Twitter - David Zwanetz is the host of this fine podcast and can be found at or

May 2, 2018

David sits down with Danny Brannon to discuss his life story and how he went from foster care, drug addiction, and prison, to owning Right Turn-IMPACT - the premier residential recovery and treatment program in Maryland, helping thousands of people find sobriety. Danny Brannon has been down the darkest paths the world has to offer, but has found his way out to a remarkably beautiful life. A life helping others do the same. In this fascinating 2 hour talk, Danny is an open-book and describes his life, his philosophies, and his life’s purpose. He has gone from a stolen watch to a two-toned Rolex; from a prison cell with a convicted murderer, to a beautiful home. Danny’s story is nothing short of remarkable.

For anyone who hears this episode and needs help - Danny/Right Turn Impact can be found at / ph 410.581.4900 | f 443.773.5568 | 1209 Liberty Rd, Eldersburg MD 21784 / facebook -

This podcast is brought to you by the law firm of Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake. “Your friends that defend.” Maryland’s Premier Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law Firm. 100% free consultations with 24/7 access! / 7226 Lee Deforest Drive, Suite 207Columbia, Maryland 21046 / Ph. 410-884-6100 / Cell. 443-632-0561/ Fax. 410-884-6583 / 24/7. 410-794-6673 / Facebook - / Twitter - David Zwanetz is the host of this fine podcast and can be found at or

Sep 7, 2016

In Episode 5 of LRR, David sits down with the Metropolitan area’s 2016 “Best lawyers” Lawyer of the year, Jason A. Shapiro. Jason is the “Shapiro” of Shapiro Zwanetz & Lake and one of Dave’s main mentors. In this light-hearted interview Jason discusses his early career, his time boxing, his family, his daily routines, his philosophies on law, legal war stories, etc. Jason is a gifted lawyer and speaker with countless legal accolades. We hope you enjoy hearing what makes him tick. 

Sep 1, 2016

In Episode 4, David Breaks down the intricacies of the “stop & frisk” law, which stems from the Supreme Court’s ruling in Terry v. Ohio. 

Terry v. Ohio, 392 U.S. 1 (1968), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court which held that the Fourth Amendment prohibition on unreasonable searches and seizures is NOT violated when a police officer stops a suspect on the street and frisks him or her without probable cause to arrest, if the police officer has a reasonable suspicion that the person has committed, is committing, or is about to commit a crime and has a reasonable belief that the person "may be armed and presently dangerous.” ENJOY!

Jul 15, 2016

In Episode 3 (The other side of the door) David sits down with a high-ranking Officer from one of the cities at the eye of the storm of backlash against the police. In an effort to reverse engineer the police side of this complex situation, David endeavored to sit down with a person with real life experience on the Police side of the isle. David decided that if this exercise could help illuminate the other side for him, that it would be worthwhile to share the experience. What followed was a fascinating three-hour discussion jam-packed with thought provoking stories, theories, and statistics from THE OTHER SIDE OF THE DOOR.

Jun 15, 2016

The ins and outs of a Maryland DUI.