Murder and firearm convictions, and 43-year prison sentence, reversed by the Virginia Supreme Court, after the Court agreed that the police had violated the defendant’s Fifth Amendment right to silence during his interrogation.
Client found not guilty of sexual assault after a two-day jury trial in state court, where the prosecutor refused to offer a plea deal to a lesser offense, and where a conviction for sexual assault would likely have resulted in the client’s deportation.
Successfully negotiated a plea deal for client’s DUI charge to be reduced to a simple traffic infraction upon the client’s successful completion of a period of probation.
Client found not guilty of DUI (2nd offense within 5 years) after a trial in General District Court.
Client received an all-suspended sentence (no active jail time) after having been convicted, in Circuit Court, of Reckless Driving for going 136 miles per hour in a 55 mile-per-hour zone in a sports car.
Bank robbery charge dismissed in state court upon successful argument that there was no probable cause that the client had assisted a family member in the alleged robbery.
Protective order case brought against two clients by a neighbor dismissed after a trial in General District Court, and the court awarded both clients their full attorney’s fees.
Client, who was convicted of conspiracy to bribe a public official in federal court, sentenced to only six months of home confinement despite sentencing guidelines recommending a sentence of five years in prison.
Contested motion for compassionate release granted in federal court for an elderly client, with underlying health conditions, who was serving a 30-month prison sentence for a non-violent drug offense.