As appellate counsel for F.E. who was convicted of murder and serving a life sentence, conducted an in-depth investigation and filed a detailed Brady motion. After demonstrating to the Court that the prosecutor’s office had withheld material exculpatory information, including a statement by an eyewitness that identified a different person as the killer, and that trial counsel had failed to discover that several key witnesses had prior convictions and pending criminal cases, the Court reversed the murder conviction and sentence.
Co-counsel for CEO of large privately-held company indicted for defrauding a governmental entity of several hundred thousand dollars. Won full pre-trial dismissal of all indicted charges.
Gained non-criminal disposition for R.B. charged with fraud involving sum of over $100,000.
After entering the case as appellate counsel for O.P. who had been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison, filed a motion for new trial arguing that the combination of errors by the trial judge and ineffective assistance of trial counsel led to a breakdown of the trial process. Murder conviction and life sentence reversed.
Obtained misdemeanor sentence for T.R., who was indicted and set to stand trial for murder by demonstrating to prosecutors that T.R. shot and killed the decedent in self-defense.
Several jury trial acquittals for clients charged with sale and/or possession with intent to distribute controlled substances.
Won full acquittal at trial for S.E. where law enforcement officers testified that they personally observed client participate in drug transaction and that pre-recorded buy money was found in the client’s pocket.
was charged with federal drug conspiracy where T.U. was held responsible for between 20 and 80 kg of hashish; secured sentence of time served.
a Chinese immigrant who has lived in this country for over 20 years, was indicted on charges of federal immigration fraud and faced up to 20 years in prison for knowingly assisting undocumented immigrants in finding jobs in violation of federal law. After negotiations, the government agreed to defer prosecution. Six months later all charges were dismissed.
was charged with assault for punching and injuring another person and faced deportation if convicted. State prosecutors agreed to reduce the charges to a non-criminal violation with no jail time. U.C. thus avoided a criminal record, jail, and deportation.