Criminal

Florida DUI Charges Dismissed

After a heavily contested suppression hearing, we were able to suppress all of the evidence obtained from the initial stop of the client's vehicle.

Appeals

Alimony: Reversal Of Final Judgment

We obtained a reversal of final judgment based on the court's award of improper type and amount of alimony.

Criminal

Obtained Minimum Five Year Sentence

Our client faced the possibility of over fifty years in federal prison after being charged with conspiracy to traffic in excess of one thousand (1,000) kilograms of marijuana. The trial was held in Federal District Court, where federal agents and other witnesses testified that our client had been directly involved with trafficking more than 28,000 - 30,000 pounds of marijuana.

Civil

Seven Figure Settlement

Acting as co-counsel, we obtained a 7-figure confidential settlement for our client whose previous business partners had misappropriated the client's residual payments.

Civil

Five Figure Settlement

Our client received a five figure confidential settlement for racial bias/harassment against a nationally recognized company.

Appeals

Alimony: Reversal Of Final Judgment

We were able to obtain a reversal of final judgment based on an improper equitable distribution scheme and improper requirement that husband purchase life insurance to secure alimony award.

Appeals

Permanent Alimony in Florida

We were able to successfully defend the trial court's permanent alimony award amount to wife after years of litigation and one prior appeal.

Criminal

No Conviction and No Jail Time

Charged with cultivation of marijuana after a raid on an alleged marijuana grow house, vigorous investigation and trial preparation resulted in the client receiving no conviction and no jail time.

Civil

Unpaid Overtime: Five Figure Settlement

Our client received a five figure settlement for unpaid overtime and statutory damages under Federal Fair Labor Standards Act. The employer was also forced to pay all client's attorney's fees and costs.

Civil

Permanent Majority Timesharing

We successfully defended the judgment of trial court granting our client permanent majority timesharing with minor child. Mother had harassed the client for years and repeatedly attempted to alienate the child from client.

Criminal

Dismissal of Florida DUI Charges

Our client's DUI charges in Florida were dismissed after we were able to get all evidence suppressed. The officer did not have reasonable suspicion to conduct a criminal investigation. Our client had parked the vehicle blocking three parking spaces late at night in a convenience store parking lot and fell asleep in the vehicle.

Appeals

Reversal: Motion for Disqualification

We obtained reversal of trial judge's denial of motion for disqualification based on judge's misapplication of Florida law.

Criminal

Felony Possession & Trafficking Charges Dismissed

Client's felony possession and trafficking of marijuana charges in Florida were dismissed after suppression of all evidence seized from one of the five largest grow houses ever discovered in Hillsborough County, Florida after search of client's home.

Criminal

Dismissal of Battery on a Law Enforcement Officer

Obtained dismissal of charges of battery on a law enforcement officer by proving our client had no duty to remain in the area where officers stopped him, and that our client was defending himself against officer's use of a flashlight to beat client while being attacked by a canine unit after client escaped from a locked patrol car.

Criminal

Convinced State Not To File Felony Charges

After thorough investigation, we convinced the State of Florida not to file felony possession of controlled substance charges. (prescription narcotics)

Civil

Defended Corporation Against Overtime Violations

Due to our thorough investigation and preparation, we were able to get the case settled for three percent of the initial demand.

Appeals

Reversal: Motion for Disqualification

We obtained reversal of trial judge's denial of motion for disqualification based on judge's written comments creating a reasonable fear that our client would not receive a fair trial.

Civil

Dismissal of Racial Discrimination & Wrongful Termination

Obtained dismissal of claims of alleged racial discrimination and wrongful termination against our client who owned a medical spa. Employee claimed client's racist employment practices led to her termination. Employee's racially charged and inflammatory complaint was initially accompanied by a demand for several millions of dollars in damages.