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Criminal Defense Case Results

  • People v. L.C. — Client found NOT GUILTY of criminally negligent homicide by Manhattan jury where DA presented evidence client was young drug dealer who sought payment from elderly buyer.
  • People v. T.P. — MISTRIAL declared following 3-month gun trafficking trial where we asserted both a jurisdictional defense and a defense to the substantive charges.
  • People v. A.R. — Client found NOT GUILTY of all charges by a Manhattan jury and released following a year in jail awaiting trial for a violent felony gun possession charge despite the police officer’s testimony that he observed the client pull a gun from his waistband and run from the scene. The People also played video surveillance footage that showed the client putting a gun under a nearby vehicle.
  • People v. P.Z. — Client found NOT GUILTY by a Manhattan jury of all felony charges despite the accuser’s testimony that the client strangled her unconscious and then burglarized her apartment to pressure her not to testify in court against him.
  • People v. C.C. — Client found NOT GUILTY after trial by a Manhattan jury of persistent sexual abuse despite the police officers’ testimony that they observed the client rubbing his hand up against a woman’s backside while on the subway. The officers also testified that they observed the client’s pants down and his erect penis out when they stopped and arrested the client on the subway platform.
  • People v. L.C. — High-profile forcible rape case DISMISSED on speedy trial grounds based on a motion brought by the defense when the People failed to bring the case to trial a third time following two hung jury mistrials. Case received press coverage in The Daily News and New York Post.
  • People v. C.C. — Client found NOT GUILTY of attempted murder by a Queens jury following a two week trial even though the arresting officer testified he observed our client fire the gun numerous times into a crowd of people and then throw the gun to the ground where it was recovered by the police. Case received press coverage in The New York Post and The Rockaway Wave.
  • People v. T.P. — Case DISMISSED on the eve of trial against our client who was indicted for robbery in second degree and faced a life sentence after our investigation showed the client was not the person who committed the crime.
  • People v. J.P. — Case DISMISSED against our client who was charged with attempted murder for a stabbing. The case was dismissed before it was presented to the Grand Jury after our investigation revealed to the District Attorney’s Office that the police had arrested the wrong person.
  • People v. H.K. — Client ACQUITTED by a Manhattan jury on the top burglary charge that carried a potential life sentence and convicted of only the lesser charges after our cross-examination raised questions as to the complainant’s credibility.
  • People v. M.E. — Client ACQUITTED after a bench trial on the top count of predatory sexual assault against a child and avoided a possible life sentence after he was only convicted of the lesser charges.
  • People v. N.S. — Federal gun possession charges DISMISSED against the client in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York where our suppression motion demonstrated the police were not credible and did not have consent to search.
  • People v. I.F. — Vehicular assault charges DISMISSED in Brooklyn against our client who was accused of striking a parking garage attendant with his vehicle after our investigation revealed the attendant had made certain false statements specifically to help his pending civil case.
  • People v. M.S. — DWI charges DISMISSED against our client even though he was arrested in the driver’s seat with the engine running because the People could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • People v. O.K. — Assault charges DISMISSED against our client, a lower east side bar owner, who was charged with striking a taxi cab driver after our investigation showed the complainant was not credible.
  • People v. L.H. — Grand Larceny charges DISMISSED against our client, an employee of a national department store, who was wrongly accused of stealing merchandise.
  • People v. W.C. — Felony narcotics possession charges DISMISSED against our client even though he was seated in a vehicle next to the drugs.
  • People v. A.W. — Client received TIME SERVED following a mistrial during which it was revealed through defense questioning that an important police witness was, at the time of trial, under indictment himself and therefore could not testify. Case received press attention from DNA INFO.
  • People v. W.M. — Negotiated a MISDEMEANOR PLEA and no further jail time during jury selection of a high profile felony trial. Client was charged with acting as a lawyer to defraud many non-English speaking immigrants. Case received press coverage in The New York Times.
  • NOT GUILTY – Violent crimes charge:Multiple counts of attempted murder and other related charges.
    Facts: The client accused of shooting multiple people and possessing an illegal firearm.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 90 years in prison.
    Outcome: Client found NOT GUILTY after a jury trial and was cleared of all charges.
  • NOT GUILTY – Weapon crimes charge: Felony Illegal Firearms Possession
    Facts: Client accused of possessing loaded stolen handgun after car stop revealed gun with DNA on it
    Outcome: Not Guilty after trial
  • NOT GUILTY – Drug Crime Charge: Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in First Degree
    Facts: Client accused of possessing and selling a kilogram of narcotics
    Outcome: Not Guilty after trial
  • NOT GUILTY – Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property Charge: Identity Theft and Possession of Stolen Property
    Facts: Client accused of stealing multiple credit cards and using them to make purchases
    Outcome: Not guilty after trial
  • PLEA DEAL – Drug and Narcotics Crimes Charge:Criminal Sale of Controlled Substance in the First Degree.
    Facts: Client accused of selling multiple kilograms of cocaine to an undercover police officer.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 20 years in prison with an 8-year mandatory minimum prison sentence with a top-count conviction.
    Outcome: Successfully negotiated a plea bargain that resulted in NO JAIL.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Weapon Crimes Charge:Multiple counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the First Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of possessing multiple firearms and kilos of narcotics after police executed search warrant.
    Exposure: The client faced a mandatory minimum of eight years in prison and could have been sentenced to decades.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Larceny and Possession of Stolen Property Charge:Petit Larceny and Criminal Possession of Stolen Property.
    Facts: The client accused of stealing property belonging to another.
    Exposure: Client, a person with no criminal record, faced up to one year in prison and a criminal conviction that would last the rest of the person’s life.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Assault Charge:Assault in the Third Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of attacking cab driver and causing physical injury to him.
    Exposure: Client, a person with no criminal record, faced up to one year in prison with severe collateral consequences if any conviction including loss of license and job. The conviction would last for the rest of the person’s life.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Drug Crime Charge:Multiple counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of Controlled Substance in the First Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of possessing multiple firearms and kilos of narcotics after police executed search warrant.
    Exposure: The client faced a mandatory minimum of eight years in prison and could have been sentenced to decades.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Narcotics Crime Charge:Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of selling heroin to an apprehended buyer in front of an undercover police officer.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 12 years in prison.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Narcotics and Firearm Crime Charge:Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.
    Facts: Client accused of possessing a loaded firearm without a valid permit.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 15 years in prison.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – White Collar Crime Charge: Grand Larceny in the Second Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of committing Welfare Fraud in which the client allegedly defrauded the government and supposedly stole over $65,000.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 15 years in prison.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Larceny Charge: Grand Larceny in the Second Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of committing Welfare Fraud in which the client allegedly defrauded the government and supposedly stole over $65,000.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 15 years in prison.
    Outcome: Successfully got the case dismissed.
  • CASE DISMISSED Charge: Burglary in the Third Degree.
    Facts: The client accused of breaking into a business establishment and stealing merchandise within it.
    Exposure: The client faced up to 7 years in prison.
    Outcome: Negotiated a resolution in the case that involved an agreement that the case would be dismissed before the client was even arrested.
  • CASE DISMISSED – Violent Crimes Charge: Assault
    Facts: Client, a law student, accused of assaulting individual on-street
    Outcome: Found not guilty, CASE DISMISSED
  • CASE DISMISSED – Campus Sexual Assault Charge: Sexual Assault
    Facts: Client accused of sexual misconduct on a college campus
    Outcome: Finding of no wrongdoing by the University on all counts
  • CASE DISMISSED – Violent Crimes Charge: Assault
    Facts: Client, famous UFC fighter, accused of attacking someone after confrontation
    Outcome: Case dismissed
  • CASE DISMISSED – Violent Crimes Charge: Burglary
    Facts: Client accused of breaking into a home and attacking person living there.
    Outcome: Case dismissed