Recent Significant Case Results

Murder

Client was charged with murder due to child’s fractured skull and massive brain hemorrhage.  State’s theory was client struck child with a baseball bat. Through reconstruction of events and use of defense expert I was able to show that injuries were the result of a fall.

Dismissed.

Murder

A young man was accused of participating in an execution-style murder.   After thorough investigation I determined that client did not actively participate and after negotiations the prosecutor declined to proceed with charges.

No Charges Filed

Rape (College Party)

College athlete accused of rape at a party.  Through investigation and negotiation I was able to prevent charges from being filed and got the athlete reinstated on the team.

No Criminal Charges Filed / No Title IX Suspension

Rape (Relationship)

Young man was accused of date rape.  After lengthy investigation and protracted negotiations, prosecutor eventually declined to proceed with the case.

No Criminal Charges filed

RAPE (COLLEGE PARTY)

Young man was falsely accused of raping a woman he had consensual sex with.  I was able to ultimately show female was lying.

No Criminal Charges Filed / No Title IX Suspension

RAPE (MINOR)

Grandfather was falsely accused of molesting granddaughter.  Intervened before charges were filed and was I able to clear the grandfather’s name and restore his reputation.

No Charges filed

FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA

Client found in possession of large amount of marijuana after his vehicle was stopped.  Client was facing over 6 years in prison. Case was ultimately dismissed.

Dismissed

FELONY TRAFFICKING IN COCAINE

Cocaine was found as a result of a traffic stop.  Client entered diversion program and after successful completion the case was dismissed and sealed.

Diversion

FELONY TRAFFICKING IN NARCOTICS

Client was facing over 30 years for large scale distribution of narcotics and racketeering.

6 months and probation

FELONY TRAFFICKING IN MARIJUANA

Client was facing over 20 years for large scale grow room and distribution.

6 months and probation

FELONY POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS

Client was found in possession of narcotics at a music festival.  He was facing school suspension, loss of state pharmacy license and 24 months in prison.

Misdemeanor

FELONY POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS

Client was found in possession of narcotics at a music festival.  He was facing school suspension, loss of state pharmacy license and 24 months in prison.

Misdemeanor

MANSLAUGHTER

Caretaker was charged with failure to properly supervise child who accidentally died. He received an 18 month sentence with probation.

Reduced Charge

VEHICULAR MANSLAUGHTER

Driver of a commercial vehicle struck a vehicle pulled over to the side of a road.

Probation

FELONY CHILD ENDANGERING

I was able to demonstrate that no intentional harm was caused by client.

Dismissed

BURGLARY

Client was accused of forcing his way into a house.  Ultimately, I was able to demonstrate that alleged victim was lying in an effort to cover up her illegal activity.

Dismissed

FELONY CHILD ENDANGERING

I negotiated lesser charge and probation.

Reduced charge

ASSAULT ON A POLICE OFFICER

Client was charged with assaulting police officer with bodily fluids.  I successfully argued that bodily fluid exposure was not intentional, but rather result of client’s emotional state.

Dismissed

FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Husband was charged with domestic violence and was facing deportation if convicted.  Presented evidence that wife was actually first assailant.

Dismissed

OVI

Client refused chemical test, but had strong field sobriety tests.

Dismissed

OVI

Client refused all tests.

Dismissed

OVI

Client blew over the limit.  A suppression motion was filed challenging the admissibility of the test.

Dismissed

OVI

Client was accused of being under the influence of narcotics.  Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) was successfully challenged.

Reduced Charge

OVI

Client blew over the limit, questionable probable cause for stop lead to reduced charge.

Reduced Charge

OVI

Client refused chemical test and had decent field sobriety tests.

Reduced Charge

OVI

3 Day Program on a 4th lifetime OVI

CHILD ENDANGERING

Father was accused of endangering child as a result of his driving.  I was able to establish that he was not impaired, but rather suffered from sleep deprivation.

Dismissed

SEXUAL IMPOSITION

Individual hired to clean home claimed she was improperly touched.

Reduced Charge / No Registration

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Neighbor called police as a result of hearing arguing.  Wife was “pressured” into pursuing charges by officer, and as a result the case was dismissed.

Dismissed

PATIENT NEGLECT

Young man who was brand new to the job was accused of failing to perform his duties at a group home for mentally challenged individuals.  After we presented evidence that the training supervisor failed to properly and completely train client on how to do job, the case was dismissed.

Dismissed

UNDERAGE CONSUMPTION

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

FAKE ID

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Reduced Charge (Multiple Cases)

ASSAULT

Reduced Charge (Multiple Cases)

ASSAULT

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

TELEPHONE HARASSMENT

Dismissed

Prior Case Results

Rape Accusation (Party)

Prevented the filing of rape charges as a result of negotiation with Prosecutor's Office and independent defense investigation

Rape Accusation (Date)

Prevented the filing of rape charges as a result of negotiation with Prosecutor's Office and independent defense investigation

Aggravated Robbery

diversion on obstructing official business

Felony Fleeing and Eluding

diversion

Weapons Under Disability

dismissed

MULTIPLE COUNTS PANDERING IN CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

Amended to Non-Registration Offense (Multiple Cases)

Public Indecency

dismissed (multiple cases)

Felony Possession of Narcotics

dismissed

Felony Possession of Narcotics

diversion (multiple cases)

Felony Trafficking in Narcotics

dismissed (multiple cases)

Misdemeanor Drug Possession

dismissed (multiple cases)

Misdemeanor Drug Possession

amended to non-drug offense (multiple cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Amended to Lower Charge (Multiple Cases)

OVI

 dismissed (multiple cases)

OVI

reduced charges (multiple cases)

INDUCING PANIC

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

MURDER

Not Guilty (Guilty of Other Charge)

RAPE, BURGLARY, KIDNAPPING

All Charges Dismissed

FELONY VEHICULAR ASSAULT

Dismissed

FELONY FAILURE TO STOP AFTER ACCIDENT

Misdemeanor Traffic Offense

Amended to Minor

POSSESSION OF COCAINE

Diversion/Case Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Diversion/Case Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

ALLEGATION OF CHILD ABUSE (UNEXPLAINED FRACTURES)

Dismissed

CPS TEMPORARY CUSTODY

Dismissed/Full Custody Returned to Parents

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Minor Misdemeanor (Multiple Cases)

POSSESSION OF HEROIN

Dismissed

RAPE (3 COUNTS)

Assault with Probation

UNLAWFUL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH A MINOR

Misdemeanor with Probation

ILLEGAL CONVEYANCE OF DRUGS INTO PRISON

Diversion

OVI

Not Guilty

POSSESSION OF AMPHETAMINE

No Charges Filed

UNDERAGE ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

WEAPONS CHARGES

Dismissed

MURDER

Not Guilty (Guilty of Other Charge)

RAPE/KIDNAPPING

Not Guilty/Dismissed

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

Life Without Parole

FELONY OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE

Dismissed

POSSIBLE MURDER CHARGE

Resolved with Reckless Homicide

FELONIOUS ASSAULT

Misdemeanor

FELONY BURGLARY

Reduced Charge with Probation

FELONY POSSESSION HEROIN

All Evidence Suppressed – Dismissed

FELONY TRAFFICKING

Dismissed (Multiple Cases, Multiple Drugs)

FELONY TRAFFICKING

Diversion

FELONY CULTIVATION OF MARIJUANA

Misdemeanor

FELONY CRACK POSSESSION

Misdemeanor

ILLEGAL ASSEMBY/MANUFACTURE

Dismissed

ILLEGAL ASSEMBY/MANUFACTURE

Reduced Charge (Multiple Cases)

FELONY FIREARMS

Misdemeanor

FELONY THEFT

Diversion

FELONY THEFT

Misdemeanor (Multiple Cases)

RAPE (COLLEGE)

No Criminal Charges Filed / No Title IX Suspension

FELONY THEFT OF AUTO

Dismissed

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Disorderly Conduct (Multiple Cases)

ASSAULT/MENACING

Disorderly Conduct (Multiple Cases)

AGGRAVATED MENACING

Dismissed

JUVENILE CHILD ABUSE

Dismissed

CPS TEMPORARY CUSTODY

Dismissed, Child Returned

POSSIBLE FELONY CHILD ENDANGERMENT

No Charges Brought

CHILD ENDANGERMENT

Dismissed

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA AND PARAPHERNALIA

Dismissed (Multiple Cases)

DRUG ABUSE INSTRUMENTS

Dismissed

OVI

Not Guilty

OVI (MARIJUANA)

Dismissed

OVI

Reduced Charges (Multiple Cases)

MISDEMEANOR FIREARMS CHARGES

Dismissed

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

Dismissed

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

Time Served Misdemeanor

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

Time Served Misdemeanor

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

15 to Life

MURDER (DEATH PENALTY)

30 to Life

MURDER

Dismissed

RAPE/GSI (12 COUNTS)

Not Guilty

RAPE/GSI (6 COUNTS)

Not Guilty

RAPE (3 COUNTS)

Not Guilty

FELONY POSSESSION OF NARCOTICS

Dismissed

ALLEGATION OF CHILD ABUSE (UNEXPLAINED FRACTURES)

Dismissed