Case Results

White Collar Defense

Successful Defense

Theft of intellectual property charge. Case to jury and appeal. 

Sentence Reduced

Drug Possession Charge

Acquittal

Jury Trial in Federal Court. Two officers alleged client had drugs in his pocket, and case charged as 10 year mandatory minimum. Hung Jury 8-4 for acquittal. Case dismissed by United States.

Case Dismissed

Marijuana Possession

Plea Deal

Trinity County - 300 lbs. of marijuana reduced from felony distribution. Straight probation plea deal to felony reduceable to misdemeanor.

Charges Reduced

Marijuana Possession

Successful Defense

Humboldt County - Dismissal of 1000+ marijuana plant case based on illegal search.

Case Dismissed

Assault With a Weapon

Successful Defense

Jury trial in Federal Court. Assault with a weapon on a federal officers, brandishing. Case to verdict and appeal.

Case Appealed

RICO Conspiracy

Plea Deal

Trial counsel for alleged gang member in RICO conspiracy. Negotiated plea to 5 years less than guideline sentence.

Sentence Reduced

White Collar Offense

Negotiated Plea

Trial counsel for alleged white collar defendant charged with aggravated identity theft of attorney. Case settled for 24 months less than sentencing guideline recommended sentence.

Sentence Reduced

Illegal Search

Motion to Suppress Granted

Illegal search based on membership in the Hell's Angels Motorcycle Club. Motion to Suppress granted and case dismissed by United States.

Case Dismissed

Sexual Slavery

Successful Defense

Sexual slavery allegations by Korean massage parlors; client was wife of main defendant. Case dismissed by the United States.

Case Dismissed

Criminal Charges

Plea Agreement

Trial counsel, obtained plea agreement for probation term based on factual defense; co-defendants all sentenced to prison.

Sentenced to Probation

Medical Malpractice

Successful Defense

Trial counsel, 2 month trial before Judge Leonard Wexler in Alexandria, VA, verdict reversed by Fourth Circuit for Court's refusal to give Defense requested jury instructions on good faith defense for doctor's prescribing of controlled substances for pain.

Guilty Verdict Overturned

Murder Charge

Successful Defense

Represented first doctor in the country charged with murder (7 counts) for prescribing pain medication to chronic intractable pain patient, and Medicare/Medical fraud. After 7 week preliminary hearing, all murder charges dismissed. Appointed by Shasta County trial court. Case dismissed by People on the first day of trial.

All Charges Dismissed