Case Results

    Drug Crime

    April, 22 2016

    Charge Reduced

    Poss. Of Marijuana; Poss. Paraphernalia; Speeding


    The case was reduced to a speeding ticket.

    DUI

    April, 11 2016

    Charged with DUI


    The case was reduced to reckless.

    DUI

    April, 6 2016

    Charged with DUI


    The case was reduced to reckless.

    Drug Crime

    March, 16 2016

    Poss. of Marijuana


    The case was dismissed.

    Criminal Defense

    January, 1 2014

    First Degree Murder – Federal Court

    Reduction of Charges

    United States v. Draper, United States District Court of Nevada, 3:12-cr-00004-RCJ-VPC. Successfully defended client against first and second degree murder charges in a week-long jury trial in which approximately 25 witness testified for the Government, including multiple experts; client was ultimately convicted of voluntary manslaughter and companion use of a firearm; affirmed on appeal)

    Criminal Defense

    December, 1 2013

    Aggravated Sexual Assault – Federal Court

    Reduction of Charges

    United States v. Decker, United States District Court of Nevada, 3:13-cr-00053-HDM-WGC (Dec. 2013) (served as lead counsel in an aggravated sexual abuse case in federal court; jury acquitted client of aggravated sexual abuse, but convicted him of an attempt; prevailed on a motion to suppress client’s conviction to federal agents and successfully excluded prior bad acts; affirmed on appeal)

    Criminal Defense

    Assault with a Deadly Weapon – State Court

    Reduction of Charges

    Nevada v. Ward, Tonopah Township Justice Court, Case No. 14CR-0105-5k (successfully defended client following his arrest for felony assault with a deadly weapon; client ultimately convicted of misdemeanor disturbing the peace – no jail time)

    Personal Injury

    Car Accident


    Pregnant client recovered a sizable award after suffering injuries to the neck and back along with head trauma (concussion).

    Criminal Defense

    Felony Battery by Strangulation – State Court

    Case Dismissed

    Nevada v. Aguilar-Martinez, Second Judicial District Court of Nevada, CR15-0130 (successfully defended client against felony battery by strangulation charge; case dismissed)

    Drug Crime

    Narcotics Trafficking – State Court

    Case Dismissed

    Nevada v. Kosub, Second Judicial District Court of Nevada, CR14-1890 (successfully defended client against felony charges of possession of a stolen firearm, trafficking, and narcotics possession; prevailed on motions to suppress and compel; case dismissed)

    Criminal Defense

    Temporary Protection Order – State Court


    Hester v. Jack, Elko County Justice Court, Case No. 14 PO 01095 4E (represented a client in a petition to dissolve a temporary protection order filed against him by the Justice of the Peace for Jackpot Township – order dissolved)

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