Courtroom Victories

Past Settlements & Verdicts

Whether in or out of the courtroom, justice is always our goal. We are proud of the progress that we've made towards making the legal system an even playing field. As a result of our approach to the cases we handle, we have repeatedly succeeded at getting charges against our clients reduced or dropped altogether.
    • Criminal Appeal
      Criminal Appeal

      Man went to trial and was found guilty of possession of drugs, possession of drug paraphernalia and resisting arrest.

      Result: On appeal, the court of appeals found that the trial court committed structural error and vacated the man’s convictions and sentences.

    • Kidnapping and Assault
      Kidnapping and Assault Probation

      2 counts of Kidnapping, 5 counts of assault, 2 counts of aggravated assault, 3 counts of disorderly conduct, all domestic violence offenses.

    • Child Molestation
      Child Molestation Charges Not Filed
    • CPS - 3
      CPS - 3 Reversed on Appeal

      A mother’s right to parent her children was terminated by the superior court- order terminating the parent/child relationship was reversed on appeal.

    • Petition for Post Conviction Relief
      Petition for Post Conviction Relief

      After a jury trial, defendant was found guilty of multiple felony offenses and sentenced to a term of imprisonment in the Arizona Department of Corrections. Although the defendant wanted to appeal his convictions and sentences to the court of appeals, he lost the right to do so , through no fault of his own, when his trial attorney failed to file a notice of appeal on his behalf.

      Result: The state agreed that the defendant should be able to exercise his right to direct appeal and defendant was allowed to file a delayed notice of appeal, vesting the court of appeals with jurisdiction to hear the defendant’s case.

    • Drug Possession
      Drug Possession Probation

      Possession of dangerous drugs and misconduct involving weapons with 2 historical prior felony convictions.

    • CPS
      CPS Reversed

      A mother’s right to parent her children was terminated by the superior court - order terminating the parent/child relationship was reversed on appeal.

    • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault, Disorderly Conduct
      Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Assault, Disorderly Conduct Probation,Released from Custody

      Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault, disorderly conduct; defendant was a repetitive offender.

    • CPS - 2
      CPS - 2 Reversed on Appeal

      A mother’s right to parent her children was terminated by the superior court- order terminating the parent/child relationship was reversed on appeal.

    • Possession of Dangerous for Sale, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Misconduct Involving Weapons
      Possession of Dangerous for Sale, Possession of Dangerous Drugs, Misconduct Involving Weapons Charges Not Filed

      Allegations including Possession of dangerous for sale, possession of dangerous drugs, misconduct involving weapons.

    • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Disorderly Conduct with a Deadly Weapon, Assault, Criminal Damage
      Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Disorderly Conduct with a Deadly Weapon, Assault, Criminal Damage Probation

      Aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, disorderly conduct with a deadly weapon, assault, criminal damage.

    • Misconduct Involving Weapons, Possession of Narcotic Drugs (heroin) for Sale
      Misconduct Involving Weapons, Possession of Narcotic Drugs (heroin) for Sale Case and All Charges Dismissed

      Misconduct involving weapons, possession of narcotic drugs (heroin) for sale, possession of dangerous drugs (methamphetamine) for sale, misconduct involving weapons; defendant was a repetitive offender CR2015-000623-002

    • Multiple Allegations of Fraud, Embezzlement, Theft, All White Collar Offenses
      Multiple Allegations of Fraud, Embezzlement, Theft, All White Collar Offenses Charges Not Brought
    • Multiple Felony Offences
      Multiple Felony Offences

      Client was charged with multiple felony offenses including narcotic drug sales to an undercover officer, 4 counts of unlawful use of food stamps, and possession of narcotic drugs.

      Result: Probation without any jail.

    • Resisting Arrest, Possession of Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
      Resisting Arrest, Possession of Drugs and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia On appeal, Sentences/Convictions Vacated

      Defendant was convicted and sent need on Resisting arrest, possession of drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia.

    • 2 Separate Petitions to Revoke Probation with Multiple Violations Alleged
      2 Separate Petitions to Revoke Probation with Multiple Violations Alleged Both Dismissed
    • 4 Separate Cases with Charges
      4 Separate Cases with Charges Probation

      4 separate cases with charges including 4 counts of burglary, 3 counts of possession of burglary tools, theft, false reporting, criminal trespassing, possession of dangerous drugs, and 2 counts of possession of marijuana.

    • Felony Theft Offenses
      Felony Theft Offenses

      Client was charged with three cases and numerous felony offenses including multiple counts of theft by means of transportation, burglary, and unlawful use of means of transportation.

      Result: Probation to all three cases.

    • Drug Crimes
      Drug Crimes Probation, Released from Custody

      Two cases charging possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, fraudulent schemes and artifices, money laundering, conspiracy, possession of dangerous drugs for sale.

    • Petition for Post Conviction Relief
      Petition for Post Conviction Relief

      While he was still a minor, Defendant was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to natural life in prison without the possibility of parole. After serving almost 20 years in prison, Defendant petitioned for post post-conviction relief on the grounds that his sentence constituted cruel and unusual punishment under the 8th Amendment and that a significant change in the law had occurred that should be retroactively applied to the Defendant’s case.

      Result: The state conceded that the Defendant is entitled to an evidentiary hearing in order to determine if Defendant is eligible for re-sentencing in conformity with the United States and Arizona Constitutions.

    • Multiple Allegations of Child Molestation
      Multiple Allegations of Child Molestation Charges Not Filed
    • Failure to Register as a Sex Offender
      Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

      Defendant signed a plea agreement and was sentenced to 5 years in prison, with a probation tail, for failure to register as a sex offender. Defendant petitioned for post conviction relief on the grounds that a significant change in law existed that, if retroactively applied to his case, would likely overturn his conviction and sentence.

      Result: The State, in its response, conceded and agreed that a significant change in law had occurred since the time of the Defendant’s conviction and that this new law should be retroactively applied to the Defendant’s case. As such, the State agreed that the petition for post conviction relief should be granted and that the Defendant’s conviction and sentence should be overturned. Upon the court’s ruling, the Defendant shall be released from prison and placed on 3 years of probation.

    • Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Damage
      Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Criminal Damage Probation