Accomplished Results

Criminal Case Description

Case Results

Child Endangerment (PC273A(a)) facing 6 yearsFull Dismissal at Preliminary Hearing
Attempted Murder (PC664/187) facing 19 yearsAssault with a Deadly Weapon (PC 245(a) with 4 years
Residential BurglaryNot Guilty at Trial
Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Grave Bodily InjuryDismissed at Preliminary Hearing
Felony Grand TheftMisdemeanor Misappropriation of Lost Property (Credit for Time Served)
Double first degree murderVoluntary manslaughter plea
Assault with deadly weapon on videoNot guilty
Attempted murder involving 13 near fatal stab woundsProbation/Time served
Attempted murder (drive by shooting)Misdemeanor battery plea
Misdemeanor DUI with accidentDismissed on appeal after trial court took counsel into custody for overzealously representing client
Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Grave Bodily InjuryMisdemeanor Aiding and Abetting
Residential Burglary and Armed Robbery with FirearmDismissed
Shooting at an Occupied Dwelling with Personal Gun UseMisdemeanor Negligent Discharge
Human Trafficking/Forcible Oral CopulationMisdemeanor Statutory Rape
18 counts of Gang Related Conspiracy to Commit MurderDismissed
Rape of an Unconscious PersonDismissed
Assault with a Deadly Weapon Causing GBI and Felony Domestic Violence facing 19 years and a Strike4 years at 50% with no Strike

***Results do not constitute a guarantee

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  • Over 300 three strikes cases and NOT ONE serving a life sentence. You can expect hard hitting defense strategies for all crimes; no matter what your situation or size of your case.
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  • We handle ALL felony, misdemeanor and probation violation matters with specialization in cases involving sexual assault, weapon use, forensic evidence, great bodily injury, gang allegations and psychological defenses.

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