A medical student doing his Residency at the USC Medical school was arrested & charged with domestic violence.
A conviction for this charged would have derailed his medical career.
Result: After long & intense negotiations and completion of a series of anger
management classes by the student, we were able to have the entire case
dismissed. No conviction!
Defendant charged with 3rd DUI w/accident punishable by 120 days to 1 year in county jail. Prosecution wanted 180 days jail.
RESULT: After extensive negotiations we obtained a very fair settlement:
the defendant enlisted in the Army and was immediately deployed as an
alternative to the 120 days county jail sentence.
College student charged with two counts of felony Insurance Fraud punishable by state prison.
After a lengthy negotiation process, we reduced the charges to one
count of Insurance Fraud with community service and no county jail.
Defendant charged with domestic violence, a charge that comes with automatic deportation.
RESULT: We negotiated a plea to a less serious charge which helped the
defendant avoid deportation. We also avoided jail time.
Client crashed car, Police arrested and recovered $30,000. Client charged with drug paraphernalia.
RESULT: Recovered funds for client, he completed community service & case was
dismissed. No conviction & no probation.
Client charged with two felony counts of Insurance Fraud and was facing six years in state prison.
At the preliminary hearing, a few weaknesses were exposed in the prosecution's
case. As we prepared for trial, we were given additional police reports
of ongoing criminal investigations for other insurance fraud schemes that
our client was allegedly involved previously. Those reports contained
interviews with other suspects that were pointing the finger at our client.
The prosecution intended to go forward on that investigation whereby criminal
charges would be filed in the immediate future and our client would have
been exposed to additional state prison time.
RESULT: Client pled no contest to the original charges and received less than
a year in county jail and the prosecutor's office agreed to not file
new insurance fraud charges on our client.
Client (attorney) charged with misdemeanor Hit and Run while on probation for a DUI.
RESULT: Civil Compromised the Hit & Run whereby the client paid for all traffic
collision damages and the Hit & Run case was dismissed. We avoided
a probation violation on the DUI and we terminated probation on that case.
The client saved his career & license and avoided jail time.
Client was charged with misdemeanor DUI. Conducted DMV administrative hearing and got the license suspension set aside.
Our defense was that our client never drove the car but rather was sleeping
in the car. We prepared for trial.
RESULT: Prior to the start of the trial, we presented our defense to the judge.
He reviewed the entire case and noted our defense. The judge ordered the
prosecutor to dismiss the case since there was no witnesses that observed
our client driving while intoxicated. Case dismissed by the prosecution
at the insistence of the judge.
Client was facing multiple counts of Peeping Tom charges that come with lifetime sex registration.
RESULT: Dismissed all the Peeping Tom charges and the case was settled when the
client admitted a lesser offense (Disturbing the Peace) with one year
of informal probation.
Client was charged with three counts of child sexual abuse (three victims) and was facing life in prison.
We negotiated a plea wherein the client received time served (approx. 190
days in county jail) and no deportation.
Client charged with causing a traffic accident resulting in the death of a man (felony Hit & Run) and was facing up to 4yrs.
RESULT: The prosecution wanted 2 years state prison. Shortly before trial, we
negotiated a plea with the judge wherein client was sentenced to only
120 days in county jail.
Client was charged with Annoying / Molestation of a Child, a charge that comes with lifetime sex registration.
RESULT: We contacted the prosecutor's office and set up a hearing which
resulted in a complete dismissal of the charges.
Client was charged with misdemeanor Domestic Violence.
RESULT: Because the case was over a year old, we filed a Serna Motion which was
granted by the judge and the entire case was completely dismissed. We
proved to the judge that our client was prejudiced by not pursuing criminal
prosecution on a timely basis.
Defendant Charged with Felony Battery.
RESULT: Defendant charged with Felony Battery with serious bodily injury (with
prior "strike" conviction). We succesfully obtained a lesser
charge (misdemeanor) with no jail and only 1 year informal probation.
Defendant had two seven year-old bench warrants – one felony vandalism and one misdemeanor battery.
RESULT: Recalled both warrants, terminated probation on the felony warrant with
a court fine; anger management classes for the misdemeanor case with a
dismissal of the case upon completion of the classes; no conviction, and
no jail time.
Defendant had 15 year-old felony bench warrant.
RESULT: Recalled the felony warrant and convinced the prosecutor not to prosecute
the case based on the age of the evidence and witnesses in the case. The
prosecutor agreed and case was dismissed.
Defendant arrested for felony Criminal Threats.
RESULT: Case dismissed.
Defendant charged with two counts of child abuse with 2 victims.
RESULT: Dismissed at the preliminary hearing due to non-credible witnesses, aggressive
defense investigation, and insufficient evidence.
Defendant arrested for Spousal Battery.
Case was dismissed before the arraignment.
Arrested for felony domestic violence
We spoke to the detective handling the case and pushed for a misdemeanor
charge and/or dismissal. Case filed as a misdemeanor and we fought for
an informal hearing in the prosecutor's office. We got that &
after the hearing, case was dismissed.
Arrested for Felony rape of a minor
RESULT: Defendant charged with felony rape of a minor & was facing state prison.
Bail was $200,000. We successfully fought the case and reduced the felony
to a lesser crime as a misdemeanor. No jail and no lifetime sex registration.
Defendant charged with two violent & serious felonies and faced a maximum of 16 years state prison.
RESULT: We thoroughly investigated this case and strongly prepared for trial.
Twenty minutes before selecting a jury, we negotiated a very fair settlement,
where the client pled to one felony, avoided county jail & state prison,
and instead received 30 days of physical labor (CalTrans).
Defendant (nurse) charged with felony drug possession and theft.
Case was reduced to a misdemeanor. No jail time and defendant did not
lose nursing license.
Defendant charged with possession of a loaded firearm at the airport.
RESULT: Reduced to an infraction. Given informal Diversion and a court fine.
Defendant had two bench warrants for ten year-old misdemeanor cases.
RESULT: We recalled both warrants. Probation was terminated and no jail time.
Defendant only had to pay a small court fine.
Defendant charged with Prostitution (with prior prostitution convictions).
RESULT: Informal probation and no jail time.
Defendant charged with felony theft charges (with prior theft conviction).
Case reduced to a misdemeanor with no county jail time.
Defendant (out of state resident with no prior record) charged with felony Forgery.
RESULT: Reduced to a lesser misdemeanor charge with no jail; community serivce
and a fine.
Defendant (Businessman) charged with solicitation for prostitution.
RESULT: Case dismissed.
Defendant (doctor) charged with domestic violence against his wife.
After aggressive investigation and successful negotiations the case was
Defendant charged with sex charge that carries lifetime sex registration.
Reduced to a lesser misdemeanor charge, no jail, and no lifetime sex registration.
Defendant charged in Federal case with felony Fraud involving several million dollars with a 40 years prison exposure.
Two years in custody and partial restitution.
Defendant arrested for felony Vandalism.
We obtained Diversion for the defendant. The . charges were dismised.
No probation and no conviction.
Probation & Jail
Defendant (military veteran) charged with felony child abuse.
RESULT: Probation and only minimal county jail time.
Defendant was charged with several felony counts of Grand Theft.
We worked out a deal where the Defendant served no time in jail.
Defendant charged with two felony counts of Insurance Fraud
We negotiated a plea where the client did NO jail time.
Defendant arrested for felony Rape.
RESULT: Dismissed before filing due to vigorous in-house investigation.
Defendant was investigated for stealing $28,000 from her employer.
RESULT: We were able to work out a civil agreement where the money was repaid
over 12 months. The Defendant was never charged with felony embezzlement.
Defendant investigated for Sex Charges.
RESULT: After our private investigator interviewed the alleged victim and other
witnesses, we were able to show the victim lacked credibility. As a result,
no criminal case was filed.
Defendant charged with felony Battery.
Defendant arrested for felony Battery with serious bodily injury and had
a prior "Strike" conviction. We negotiated a plea bargain where
the defendant pled to misdemeanor battery and received informal probation
with no jail time.
Defendant investigated for rape of a girlfriend.
RESULT: After immediate intervention by our office and gathering informaion about
the victim, the District Attorney rejected case for prosecution.
Defendant charged with third probation violation.
Judge offered 16 months in state prison prior to the hearing.
RESULT: After a successful probation violation hearing defendant was given no
jail time and probation was reinstated.
Defendant (Homeland security officer) charged with domestic violence.
RESULT: "Not Guilty" after trial.
Defendant (Los Angeles photographer) charged with assault and battery.
Hung jury/mistrial. No further prosecution.