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Additional Successful Outcomes

Our team has decades of experience defending individuals accused of serious felonies including, assault, kidnapping, robbery, and homicide, in state and federal courts. Our attorneys combined have conducted over one hundred jury trials, from simple misdemeanor assaults to burglary, felony assault, numerous sex offenses, and homicide. Representative results include:

 

  • Reduction of assault 2-DV charge to display of weapon, no jail time: Felony domestic violence charge reduced to a gross misdemeanor with no jail time following detailed investigation.
  • Obtained dismissal: Client accused of forcibly entering an apartment building, threatening victims with knife, and stealing money. Client charged with first-degree burglary, first-degree robbery, and second-degree assault charges. He faced a 15-year sentence. Case investigation revealed problems with the eyewitnesses’ identifications. The state dismissed the charges.
    (Kitsap County Superior Court)
  • Obtained not guilty verdict, hung verdict on deadly weapon enhancement: Client was accused of entering an acquaintance’s home with a knife during a dispute. He was charged with first-degree burglary and second-degree assault, with deadly weapon sentencing enhancements. The jury acquitted on the assault and a hung jury on the weapon enhancement. This brought the client’s sentencing range down from 102-123 months to 31-41 months.
    (Kitsap County Superior Court)
  • Obtained conviction of lesser offense in assault trial: Client was accused of pulling a knife on a bouncer at a bar. He was charged with second-degree assault. This would have been the client’s second strike under Washington’s three-strikes law. Our firm took the case to trial and The client avoided the second strike by convincing the jury to convict the client of a misdemeanor assault instead of a felony. The client was sentenced to time served.
    (King County Superior Court)
  • Reduced sentence by seven years: Client’s previous attorney did not investigate his case. He pleaded guilty to serious charges and received a 10-year sentence. His co-defendant attorneys investigated and negotiated three-year sentences. Our firm brought a successful motion to vacate the client’s sentence. The court re-sentenced him to three years.
    (King County Superior Court)