DOT v T.W. L. INC.

Practice Area: Administrative Law

Outcome: Fine reduced from $12,200 to $2700.

Client, one of Quebec’s largest trucking companies, has a driver¬† who was involved in a traffic accident in Wyoming that resulted in a motor cyclist injured. Company failed to have its driver drug and alcohol tested within the mandated time frame. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) assessed¬† a fine of $12,200 out of…

New York v D. N.

Client charged with serious drug felonies, facing a possible prison term of up to 12 years. In addition, facing deportation proceeding as he is not a U.S. Citizen. Following a long process, we were able to both secure a favorable plea offer that limited our client’s jail time to 6 months and we intervened to…

New York v V. W.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Client, with an existing rap sheet and having already completed a term of probation, was charged with two counts of felony drug possession, facing up to 12 years in prison. After an uphill battle, and an initial negative decision, we were able ultimately to convince the presiding judge, over loud objection by the DA’s office,…

Queen v. J. W.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Charges dismissed

Client, an American engineer, was arrested at the Canadian border and charged with a DWI with a high blood-alcohol concentration in Quebec. Conviction would have meant high fines, some jail time, loss of driver’s license but more importantly, loss of his job and the inability to enter Canada where his wife and child resided at…

New York v. N. B.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: negotiated a plea offer that cut prison time in half

Client jailed and charged with one burglary, but pending investigation for 12-15 other burglaries along with a co-defendant, also jailed. Within days, I secured her release on bail she could afford and immediately set out to investigate her claim and possible avenues of defense. Scoured acres of wilderness in winter conditions to find physical evidence…

New York v D. G.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Not guilty verdict

Defendant charged with theft, faced up to 4 years in prison. Following a thorough review of the facts and circumstances of this case, we elected to have a bench trial. Having an intimate knowledge of all facts, we were able to raise a reasonable doubt and client was found not guilty.

New York v. S. C.

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Not guilty verdict

Defendant was charged with felony count for theft. Facing prison time, we elected to have a jury trial. We successfully raised the defense of mental disease. As a result, client walked away with a not guilty verdict. No fines, no probation, no suspension of his license.¬† If convicted, Client faced up to 15 years in…

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