A client was driving his motorcycle in Stearns County. He was arrested and charged with DWI in the fourth degree. The court found that stop was illegal and dismissed the case.
Result: All charges were dismissed based on our pretrial motions.
Charge: Aggravated Robbery
A client was charged with aggravated robbery in the first degree. The client had let his public defender go, and hired us before the jury trial. If convicted, he would have faced about 12 years in prison because he had a lengthy felony record. His trial took two days before a jury of 12 people.
Result: He was found not guilty of all charges.
Charge: Criminal Sexual Conduct and Burglary
One client was charged with criminal sexual conduct and burglary in the first degree. He has a wife and children at home. He had no criminal record. He was facing 48 months in prison upon conviction.
Result: The jury of 12 found him not guilty.
Charge: Domestic Assault and Malicious Punishment of a Child
An educator was charged with domestic assault and gross misdemeanor malicious punishment of a child for allegations on two occasions. The client would have faced loss of their teacher’s license upon conviction for either charge.
Result: The client was found not guilty in two separate jury trials.
Charge: Domestic Assault
A medical doctor was charged with domestic assault. This person would have faced loss of their medical license upon conviction.
Result: The charges were dismissed before trial.
Charge: Fleeing Police and Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol
A client was charged with a felony for fleeing police in a motor vehicle and driving under the influence of alcohol. The client admitted the DWI, but denied fleeing police. A conviction for fleeing police would have left him with a one-year loss of driving privileges. The prosecutor would not drop the fleeing police charge, so the case went to a jury trial.
Result: The individual was found not guilty.
Charge: Fleeing Police
One client was charged with fleeing police on a motorcycle. The state seized his new Harley Davidson motorcycle and attempted to forfeit the vehicle.
Result: All charges were dismissed on a pretrial motion and the motorcycle was returned.
Charge: Criminal Sexual Conduct Conviction
We represented an individual with a criminal sexual conduct conviction. His employer had discovered the conviction and was threatening to fire him.
Result: The charge was expunged from his record and he kept his job.