Error at Murder Trial

Preserving error at a murder trial, which ultimately led New York’s highest Court to reverse my client’s conviction. (I was not the attorney who won the appeal.)

Reversed my client's conviction.

Teenage Murder Trial

A murder trial of a teenager accused of shooting an innocent bystander.

Proved no intent to kill.

DUI Case

Convinced a DMV Judge that my client did not refuse to blow into an Intoxilyzer.

Got my client's driver's license back.

False Robbery Case

Persuading the Court and the District Attorney to dismiss a first-degree robbery indictment.

Proved that the so-called victim had lied about being robbed.

Detective Harrassing Client

Notifying detectives to stop interrogating a young man accused of attempted murder.

Got them to leave him alone.

Domestic Violence Case

Persuading the Court to modify an order of protection in a domestic violence case.

Husband was able to return home to his family.

Sexual Abuse Case

A man was accused of sexual abuse.

Arranged the "voluntary surrender."

Police Seized Assets

Police had seized client's car after arresting the client’s spouse for using the car to sell guns.

Litigating the release of my client’s car

Setting Ex-boyfriend's Car on Fire

A young woman accused of arson for setting her ex-boyfriend’s car on fire.

Negotiated a “youthful offender adjudication” and no jail

Drug Treatment Program

A client who successfully completed a long-term, residential drug treatment program.

Negotiating dismissal of a narcotics indictment.

Felony Marijuana Possession

Persuading the Court to dismiss a felony marijuana possession indictment.

Due to a speedy-trial violation.

Employee Threw Scalding Water

A restaurant employee used scalding water to defend herself against a belligerent customer.

Asserting “self-defense” at the felony assault trial

Selling Cocaine

The trial of a man accused of selling cocaine to an undercover police officer.

Getting an acquittal using the “agency defense”

Police Drug Operation

A man was accused of selling narcotics to an undercover officer. I established that the undercover officer lied about the client’s participation.

Getting an acquittal at the trial.

Undercover Police Bust

A man accused of selling narcotics to an undercover officer. I established that the undercover framed the client.

Getting an acquittal at the trial

Selling Narcotics

A man was accused of selling narcotics to an undercover officer. I established that the undercover officer misidentified the client.

Getting an acquittal at the trial.

Sex Offense in Hospital

A hospital worker was charged with sex offenses. I established that alleged victim lied because she craved attention from her neglectful parents.

Getting an acquittal at the trial.

Intent to Sell

A client accused of possessing narcotics with the intent to sell.

Getting an adjournment in contemplation of dismissal (“ACD”) with community service .

Gang Assault Dismissed

Established that the District Attorney violated the client’s right to testify before the Grand Jury.

Getting an indictment charging gang assault dismissed.