Following motion practice and oral argument, persuaded a court to vacate a felony narcotics conviction based on a man’s denial of the effective assistance of counsel. As a result of the court’s decision, the man was able to avoid deportation and remain in the United States with his family and children.
Secured a dismissal of an indictment where a man was charged with rape.
Secured a deferred prosecution and dismissal of the indictment by federal prosecutors for a client charged in a money laundering conspiracy.
Secured an alternative to incarceration and participation in a program operated by the Fortune Society for a man charged with trafficking firearms.
Secured an alternative to incarceration sentence after persuading federal prosecutors to allow a woman, with a history of drug abuse and charged in a narcotics conspiracy where she faced a 10 year mandatory minimum sentence, to plead guilty to a lesser charge and participate in a residential drug treatment program.
Secured a plea to a misdemeanor charge after a woman was charged with Assault in the Second Degree and other related charges in two separate indictments.
Secured a plea to Vehicular Assault and a probationary sentence where a man seriously injured two young women after driving intoxicated.
Secured a plea to Vehicular Assault and other related charges, and a sentence of 10 months incarceration where a man injured eight people, three of them seriously, after driving intoxicated. After zealous advocacy and early investigation, over objection by the prosecution who sought a sentence of 6 years imprisonment, we were to persuade the judge that a sentence of less than one year imprisonment was appropriate based on the client’s criminal history and relevant mitigating factors.
Secured acquittal on federal narcotics conspiracy charge where man with no prior criminal history was facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 5 years imprisonment.
Secured acquittal of Assault in the Second Degree charge for a woman who was accused of assaulting and injuring a police officer.