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Please understand that although these are samples of results, every case has its own facts, evidence, and risk factors.  A "win" to each client means a different outcome.  Also every case has its own defenses and risks that the client may or may not want to take. 

In a time where 95% of criminal cases are resolved based on negotiations, being able to negotiate effectively is one of the most important skills that a criminal defense attorney should posess.  "Plea bargaining is not some adjunct to the criminal justice system; it is the criminal justice system" Justice Kennedy United Stated Supreme Court

FELONY GRAND LARCENY

DESCRIPTION: The client was questioned by the police about 7 or 8 counts of Felony Grand Larceny to which the client confessed.  I was able to speak with the investigating detective, the victims, and the prosecutor’s office, and present additional information. Ultimately, I was able to prevent any criminal charges from being filed.

RESULT:

No charges filed.

FELONY OBTAIN MONEY 
BY FALSE PRETENCE

DESCRIPTION: The client was arrested and charged with two counts of Felony obtaining money by false pretense of allegedly cashing another person's checks. She was released on bail and case was set for Preliminary hearing.  I was able to speak with the detective, the victim's attorney, and the prosecutor, and present additional information. Ultimately, I was able to have both cases dropped.

RESULT:

All charges dropped.

FELONY OBJECT SEXUAL 
PENTERATION

DESCRIPTION: The client was arrested and charged with three counts of Felony object sexual penetration. He made confessions to the Police.  When he hired me he was facing maximum of 3 life terms.  We were able to drop all three charges and he pled Alford to one count of Aggravated Sexual Battery and received 18 months in jail. 

RESULT:

2 counts dropped and one amended to Agg Sex Battery.

From max of 3 life term he received 1  1/2 year.

FELONY PWID

DESCRIPTION: The client was arrested and charged with Felony possession of Marijuana and Heroin with intent to distribute.  (Along with other charges) He did not make any statement.  We were able to suppress the evidence and all charges were dropped.  

RESULT:

All charges dropped

MALICIOUS WOUNDING

DESCRIPTION: The client was arrested and charged with Felony Malicious Wounding.  He was accused of punching the victim and causing his eye to burst out of his cheek bone, causing permanent vision damage.

RESULT:

Charge Dismissed

RAPE

DESCRIPTION: The client was accused of raping another person.  The detectives contacted him and he immediately informed me of the allegations and facts surrounding it.  We were able to convince and prove to the detective that the allegations were false due to anterior motives.

RESULT:

No charges were ever filed

DESCRIPTION: The client was accused of robbery of another person.  We were able to through investigation find evidence that damages the prosecutor's case. 

RESULT:

Charge was amended to simple assault with no jail

ROBBERY
ROBBERY

DESCRIPTION: The client who was a juvenile was accused of robbery by fire arm from a house.  There were certain issues with the Miranda violations.  of another person.  We were able to through investigation find evidence that damages the prosecutor's case. 

RESULT:

Client to comply with probation for 2 years and then case dismissed

DWI 2nd 

DESCRIPTION: The client was charged with 2nd offense DWI within 5 years while allegedly traveling 130 miles per hour.  We challenged the stop, probable cause, and chain of cusotdy for blood. 

RESULT:

Case was dropped

Felony Distribution
Charges on School 

DESCRIPTION: The client's son who was a 4.0 GPA student at a prominent university was charged with multiple felony charges of possession of drugs and distribution on school ground.  Search Warrant had issues.  

RESULT:

Case was dropped

Malicious Wounding, Abduction & Strangulation

DESCRIPTION: The client was accused of not allowing a "victim" to leave the house, strangled, and attacked, causing unconsciousness.   

RESULT:

After over a year of working the case, the felony charges were dropped to a misdemeanor trial and then dismissed.

DWI 2nd & 3rd 

DESCRIPTION: The client was charged with DWI 2nd within 5 years and within 90 days caught 3rd charge.   

RESULT:

DWI 2nd was amended to DWI 1.  3rd DWI was dropped due to insufficiency of evidence.