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DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was charged with the killing of a drug dealer based on testimony from the shooter that the Defendant paid him to do it.

OUTCOME:
The defendant was acquitted after aggressive cross-examination exposed numerous lies and inconsistencies.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was charged with killing his abusive older brother with whom he and his elderly mother resided.

OUTCOME:
He was convicted of manslaughter after expert psychiatric testimony established that he suffered from “battered brother syndrome.”

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a union member, was charged with assaulting a police officer during a confrontation while picketing.

OUTCOME:
He was acquitted on the basis of photos showing the impossibility of the officer`s version of the incident. The Defendant then sued the city and was awarded damages.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, owner of a travel agency specializing in tour packages to Disneyland, was charged with tax offenses based on off shore bank accounts used to bribe airline officials for lower fares.

OUTCOME:
Defendant was acquitted of 90% of the alleged tax loss based upon testimony from a travel industry expert and an expert tax witness.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was convicted of possession with the intent to distribute a substantial quantity of cocaine.

OUTCOME:
He was sentenced below the guidelines based, in part, upon the District Attorney having the case removed to federal court to avoid an anticipated favorable ruling on Defendant`s motion to suppress evidence.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was charged with felony possession of cocaine during an airport search.

OUTCOME:
His motion to suppress evidence was granted due to proof of racial profiling.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was charged with being the source of supply for 15 years to a large drug distribution network.

OUTCOME:
He was acquitted by a federal jury after aggressive cross-examination of the cooperating witnesses.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a well known entrepreneur, was convicted of income tax violations.

OUTCOME:
His sentence of 5 months incarceration was substantially below the guidelines based upon his extraordinary community service.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant, a long-time bank employee, was convicted of embezzling in excess of $300,000.00.

OUTCOME:
She was sentenced substantially below the guidelines to a half-way house and work release based upon expert testimony establishing her addiction to gambling.

DESCRIPTION:
Defendant was convicted of cocaine distribution.

OUTCOME:
He was sentenced below the guidelines to house arrest and work release based upon a downward departure for the extraordinary delay between the commission of the offense and his arrest. Psychiatric testimony confirmed the harm he suffered during the intervening period.