Client Success Stories
Error at Murder Trial
Judge erroneously held that “journalist privilege” prevented defense from using subpoenaed video outtakes created by documentary film crew at trial.
Conviction reversed by New York’s highest court.
Teenage Murder Trial
Murder trial of a teenager accused of shooting an innocent bystander.
Proved no intent to kill.
Convinced a DMV Judge that my client did not refuse to blow into an Intoxilyzer.
Client got driver’s license back.
False Robbery Case
Persuaded Court and District Attorney that complainant lied about being robbed in Grand Jury.
Detective Harassed Client
Interrupted interrogation of young man accused of attempted murder.
Client Not Charged.
Domestic Violence Case
Persuaded Court to modify an order of protection in a domestic violence case.
Husband able to return home to family.
Police Seized Assets
Police took client’s car after arresting her husband for selling guns from the car. Asserted “innocent owner defense”.
Police returned car to client.
Young woman accused of setting ex-boyfriend’s car on fire.
Negotiated no criminal conviction. No jail.
Client successfully completed long-term, residential drug treatment program.
Narcotics indictment dismissed.
Felony Marijuana Possession
Client charged with possessing felony-weight marijuana.
Speedy trial dismissal.
Employee Burned Co-Worker
Restaurant employee used scalding water to defend herself against belligerent customer. Co-worker badly burned.
Acquitted at trial.
Man accused of selling cocaine to an undercover police officer.
Acquittal based on “agency defense”.
“Buy and Bust” Drug Sale
Man accused of selling drugs to undercover officer. Proved at trial that officer lied.
Drug Sale Trial
Proved misidentification by undercover officer.
Hospital Sex Crimes
Hospital worker accused of sex crimes by teenage patient. Proved complainant lied because she craved attention from neglectful parents.
Client acquitted of sex crimes.
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