Successful Cases Handled in Oakland & Alameda
Client: Bryan V.
Attorneys: Steve Davidson and Collin Moore
Charge(s): Burglary with one prior strike
Client was arrested while in custody for a burglary conviction. The second burglary predated the plea entered with Public Defender.
Result – Second Burglary charge reduced to non-strike and time ran concurrent with resolved case.
Client: Brian H.
Attorneys: Rabin Nabizadeh
Charge(s): Possession of child porn, annoying or molesting a child.
Client was caught by party goers zooming his video camera on minor sitting at party.
After preliminary examination, we argued that the materials were, in fact, not child pornography according to statute and case law. The court disagreed and denied motion to dismiss. We filed a penal code 995 motion to review of court’s earlier decision. In a complete reversal of stance, the district attorney submitted that while the images focuses on minor’s crotch area, they did not co statute child porn.
Result – Case dismissed.
Client: Darian H
Client and peers committed a total of seven robberies including a bank in a period of three weeks. Client was caught on camera in several of the robberies and codefendant was presumed to testify against our client.
Result – After detailed mitigation packet submitted, client entered a plea to non-strike felony with credit for time served.
Client: Armando V.
Attorneys: Richard Weese, Jim Riley, Steve Davidson
Charge(s): Possession with intent to sell
Client was charged with possession with intent to sell after an undercover sting. Previous attorney advised client to accept a six month plea deal, which client refused. After several interview, client decided to proceed to trial.
Result – At one of the most hilarious trials in our history, eleven jurors submitted a not guilty verdict. The District Attorney attempted to refile the case, but the court dismissed in light of overwhelming juror opinion.