• ASSAULT

    Assault; ACA; UUW

    Client was charged after 2 individuals were shot. The client was in the area and was fighting the victims but denied being the shooter. The victims originally identified someone else as the shooter then changed their story to say our client was the shooter. 

    Trial

    The client was found not guilty of 6 charges and guilty of one lesser charge of Assault. The jury based this on his participation in the fight. 

    Assault (2 Counts)

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with 2 counts of assault. The client was a teacher at an Elementary school. He was accused of throwing a child into a bookcase, slamming a  table on him, and slapping him in the face. 

    Trial- Not Guilty

    The jury only took 30 minutes to return a verdict of not guilty on all counts. 

    Assault; ACA; UUW

    Client was charged after shooting at her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend. A witness called 911 after seeing this happen.

    No Conviction

    Client was able to receive a plea deal on the morning of trial. Client served no jail time and received no criminal conviction upon completing probation.

    Assault 

    Client was charged in Jefferson County after shooting someone in the leg. The Defendant confessed to the shooting. 

    No Jail Time 

    The client faced a possibility of life in jail due to the serious allegations. Upon successful negotiations the client received probation.

    Assault; ACA

    Client was charged in St. Louis Count with Assault (A Felony); and Armed Criminal Action. Client shot at her boyfriends ex girlfriend while parked on a street. Client claimed self-defense. 

    Trial

    Client refused a plea deal of 15 years in prison and went to trial. After an 11 NOT Guilty deadlock the judge declared a mistrial. A plea deal was reached with NO jail time. 

    Assault; ACA

    Client was charged after shooting at her ex-boyfriend and his new girlfriend. A witness called 911 after seeing this happen.

    No Jail Time

    Client was able to receive a plea deal on the morning of trial. Client served no jail time and received no criminal conviction upon completing probation.

    Assault 1st and 2nd

    Client was charged with one count of Assault (A Felony) and two counts Assault (C Felony). The client was alleged to have beaten three people over the head with a baseball bat.

    Case Dismissed

    The morning of trial the Prosecutor dismissed the case. 

    Assault

    Client was charged in St. Louis County with Assault 1st an A Felony. The client was charged after stabbing the victim multiple times during an argument.

    No Conviction

    Client was offered to serve 18 years in prison in order to plead guilty. After rejecting this and arguing the facts of the case to the Judge the client received no jail time and no conviction.

    Assault; ACA

    Client was charged with 1st Degree Assault and Armed Criminal Action. The client faced a possible penalty of life in jail, but instead walked out of court a free man.

    Trial

    Client was found NOT GUILTY of Armed Criminal Action and was found guilty of a much lesser offense of misdemeanor assault.

    Assault 1st; ACA

    Client was charged with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action after a shooting. The victim identified the Defendant as involved, but not the actual shooter. 

    Case Dismissed 

    The State was charging the Defendant with accomplice liability. However, the morning of trial the State dismissed the case. 

    Assault; ACA

    Client was charged with Assault 1st Degree and Armed Criminal Action after a shooting at her house.

    Case Dismissed 

    We were able to obtain surveillance video that showed the shooting was made in self-defense. The Judge dismissed the case.

  • ROBBERY

    Robbery 1st

    Client was charged with Robbery after the victim claimed he robbed him at gunpoint

    Case Dismissed

    Investigation of the case shows that the victim was under the influence of drugs at the time and was mistaken as to the identity. Case was dismissed by the State.

    Robbery 1st

    Client was charged with Robbery after the victim claimed he robbed him at gunpoint at a gas station. 

    Case Dismissed

    We were able to obtain video surveillance that proved the suspect was not our client. The case was immediately dismissed. 

    Robbery 1st; ACA; Kidnapping

    Client was charged with Robbery; Kidnapping; Armed Criminal Action and 5 other felonies. The client was charged after he confronted the person who actually stole from him.

    Case Dismissed 

    The victim was not cooperative and her Facebook messages showed she was actually the criminal. The case was dismissed. 

    Robbery 1st; ACA

    Client was charged with Robbery in the 1st Degree (Class A Felony) and armed criminal action for robbing an individual on the metrolink.

    Case Dismissed 

    The defendant was in the area but it was a misidentification. The State dismissed the case.  

  • SEX CRIMES

    Sodomy; Sexual Misconduct

    Client was charged with Sodomy and Sexual Misconduct in St. Louis City. The woman alleged the client had forced her to perform oral sex on him in the bathroom of a convenience store. 

    Case Dismissed

    The victims story was proven to be false after much investigation. The case was dismissed by the State the morning of trial. 

    Rape/Sodomy

    The client was charged in St. Louis County with with forcible rape and forcible sodomy. The State originally offered the client 20 years in prison. 

    No Jail; No Sex Offender Registration

    The victim’s deposition was taken and pointed to multiple flaws in the victims story. The charges were amended to non sexual offenses and the client received probation with no jail time.

    Child Molestation

    Client was charged with Child Molestation (Class B Felony).

    Case Dismissed

    Child Services sent Defense Counsel a letter explaining they did not find evidence of any wrongdoing. The case was later dismissed by the Judge.

    Sexual Misconduct

    Client was charged after being arrested by police for having sexual intercourse in public. 

    Case Dismissed

    The prosecutor agreed to dismiss the case. 

    Sexual Abuse 1st

    Client was a nurse at a medical facility designed to treat the mentally ill. Client was accused of sexually assaulting a patient that was incapacitated. 

    No Jail Time

    We took the deposition of the victim’s medical doctor which greatly affected her story. The State agreed to lower the charge from a felony to a misdemeanor. The client was released without having to serve any prison time.

    Sodomy; Sexual Misconduct

    Client was charged with Sodomy and Sexual Misconduct in St. Louis City. The woman alleged the client had forced her to perform oral sex on him in the bathroom of a convenience store. 

    Case Dismissed

    The victims story was proven to be false after much investigation. The case was dismissed by the State the morning of trial. 

    Sodomy 1st

    Client was charged with Sodomy 1st after his ex girlfriend alleged that he sexually assaulted her. He was also charged with two counts of domestic violence. 

    Case Dismissed

    The State dismissed the case after we proved the victim’s story was not truthful.

  • DOMESTIC ASSAULT

    Domestic Assault; UUW

    Client was accused of beating his ex-wife and pulling a gun on her new boyfriend.

    Case Dismissed

    The client stated that they attacked him first and he defended himself. The case was dismissed after the victims refused to come to court to testify.

    Domestic Assault; Burglary

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with breaking into his ex-girlfriends home and assaulting her.

    Case Dismissed

    The evidence showed that the victims story did not match up. The State dismissed the case.

    Domestic Assault; Resisting Arrest

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with domestic assault and resisting arrest. The client maced her ex boyfriend in the face and then ran from the police when they arrived.

    Trial- Not Guilty

    The client refused to plead guilty because she acted in self-defense and the officer came charging at her unprovoked. The jury deliberated for two hours and found her NOT GUILTY of all charges.

    Harrassment; Order of Protection

    Client was charged with Harassment and violating an order of protection. The victim claims he was sending violent and threatening messages to her phone. 

    Case Dismissed 

    The State DISMISSED the case for lack of evidence. There was nothing to show that the Defendant was the individual sending the messages. 

    Domestic Assault 2nd

    Client was charged in Franklin County Circuit Court for domestic assault. Police arrived at the home after complaints of noise and found the clients wife with scrapes on her body. 

    Case Dismissed

    Client explained to the police that he acted in self defense trying to calm his wife down. The Prosecutor dismissed the case at the preliminary hearing. 

    Domestic Assault; Burglary

    Client was charged in St. Louis County with Domestic Assault and Burglary. The police arrived and saw the client kicking at his ex girlfriends car. She had alleged that he kicked in her door and assaulted her.

    Charge Amended to Misdemeanor

    The State DISMISSED the Domestic Assault charge on the morning of trial. The burglary charge was amended to trespassing and the client was only required to pay a fine. No jail and no probation.

    Domestic Assault 1st; ACA

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with Domestic Assault (B Felony); Armed Criminal Action (Felony); and Child Endangerment (D Felony). Client shot at his brother during an argument and the client’s nephew was in the vicinity.

    No Conviction

    Client was offered a plea deal that was no jail time and no conviction the day before trial. The Prosecutor dismissed the Armed Criminal Action charge.

  • DRUGS

    Felony Possession

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with possession of heroin and possession of fentanyl both Felonies. Defendant was charged as a prior and persistent offender having previously plead to drug cases. The client was looking at 15 years in jail.

    Case Dismissed 

    The car was searched based upon someone calling 911 on the Defendant’s erratic behavior. We argued the case had to be dismissed due to the new Missouri Good Samaritan law.

    Possession; Open Container

    Client was charged in a St. Louis County Municipal Court for possession of marijuana and an open container of alcohol.

    Case Dismissed

    The case was dismissed after negotiations with the prosecutor. We argued that the officer had no probable cause to search the vehicle. The Prosecutor agreed and dismissed the case.

    Felony Possession

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with Felony Drug Possession of heroin. 

    Case Dismissed

    The Judge dismissed the case after a successful preliminary hearing. The stop of the vehicle was found to be unconstitutional. 

    Felony Possession

    Client was charged in a St. Louis City with Possession of a Controlled Substance. The Defendant was found to be in possession of 15 grams of fentanyl and over 173 capsules. 

    Case Dismissed

    The case was dismissed after negotiations with the prosecutor. We argued that the officer had no probable cause to search the vehicle. After presenting case law, the case was dismissed. 

    Felony Possession; UUW

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with Felony Drug Possession of heroin and unlawful use of a weapon. 

    Case Dismissed

    The Judge dismissed the case after the State was not prepared at the preliminary hearing. 

  • THEFT

    Receiving Stolen Property

    Client was charged with Receiving Stolen Property (Class C Felony). The State alleged the Defendant stole a firearm. 

    Case Dismissed

    On the day of trial the Prosecutor dismissed the charge for lack of evidence. 

    Wire Fraud

    Client was charged in Federal Court with Wire Fraud after being caught stealing approximately $300,000 from her employer. The Defendant admitted to stealing the money. 

    Probation; No Jail Time

    Under the federal guidelines the client had to serve between 27 to 33 months in prison. We argued for probation due to the Defendant’s health and the Judge granted our request. 

    Wire Fraud

    Client was charged in Federal Court with stealing $130,000 from her former employer. 

    Probation; No Jail Time

    Under the guidelines the defendant faced 18-24 months in prison. We were able to reduce the amount owed to $93,000 and secured probation with no jail time.

    Bad Checks

    Client was charged in the St. Charles Circuit Court for passing a bad check. The client wrote a check for over $400 without the funds available.

    Case Dismissed

    The case was dismissed after negotiations with the Prosecutor. The client only paid the amount of the check and nothing else.

    Felony Stealing

    Client was charged in St. Louis City for Stealing over $10,000 from her previous employer. They accused her of taking cash and other items.

    Case Dismissed

    The morning of trial the case was dismissed.

  • WEAPONS

    Prior Felon in Possession

    The client was charged as a prior felon in possession of a firearm. The client was alleged to have used the firearm to shoot an individual. Video surveillance alleged to show the client in possession of the weapon. 

    Case Dismissed

    The State dismissed the case the morning of trial for lack of evidence to show the crime was committed. 

    UUW

    The client was charged with unlawful use of weapon for having a concealed firearm. 

    Case Dismissed

    The State dismissed the case for lack of evidence. 

    UUW

    The client was charged with unlawful use of weapon for having a concealed firearm. 

    Case Dismissed

    The State dismissed the case for lack of evidence. 

    Prior Felon in Possession

    The client was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon for having a gun and being a prior felon. The police pulled over the car after receiving a report that the individual possessed a gun. 

    Case Dismissed

    The State dismissed the case after the stop of the vehicle was determined to be unlawful. 

    Prior Felon in Possession

    Client was charged with Unlawful Possession of Firearm as a felon. Client was pulled over for a traffic violation and then the officer searched his car. 

    Case Dismissed

    The stop of the client’s vehicle was found to be unlawful. The State dismissed the case. 

  • CHILD ENDANGERMENT

    Child Endangerment

    The client was charged in St. Charles County after a newborn died while she was babysitting. The client originally told the police that another child she was babysitting had hit the child over the head. She later confessed that she fell on the child after losing her balance.

    No Jail

    The State wanted the maximum amount of jail time throughout the proceedings. The case was set for trial and during negotiations at a pre-trial conference a deal was reached. No jail time and the defendant was placed on probation.

    Child Endangerment

    Client was charged in St. Louis City with child endangerment for getting in a fight while holding her child. The child sustained injuries. 

    Case Dismissed

    The client was found to be protecting herself and acting in self-defense. The charges were dropped.  

  • DWI/DUI

    DWI

    Client was a 17 year old who was involved in a motor vehicle accident at 3 A.M. The police took his breath test which was .16, that’s 2x the legal limit.

    Keeps License

    The charge was amended to illegal parking which meant just a fine. Also meant no probation and no criminal conviction. Client also got his driving privileges reinstated.

    3rd DWI

    Client was charged after being in an auto accident. Client had a BAC level of .18 after they obtained a search warrant for his blood. Client had previously plead guilty to 2 prior DWIs. 

    No Conviction 

    We were able to reach a plea deal that did not put a 4th DWI conviction on the clients record. This saved him from a 10 year denial on his license.

    Aggravated DWI

    Client was two time DWI offender who was involved in an accident. Client was charged with a felony DWI. 

    Case Dismissed

    The case was dismissed for lack of evidence at a preliminary hearing. 

    DWI

    Client was a 17 year old who was involved in a motor vehicle accident at 3 A.M. The police took his breath test which was .16, that’s 2x the legal limit.

    Keeps License

    The charge was amended to illegal parking which meant just a fine. Also meant no probation and no criminal conviction. Client also got his driving privileges reinstated.