Recent Success Stories

State of Arkansas v. J.A., Saline County Circuit Court – 4th Div.

Client was charged with First Degree Murder for stabbing his step-father. They eye-witness testimony was that the defendant stabbed his step-father during an altercation and the step-father was unarmed. The defendant was facing a possible life sentence if convicted on First Degree Murder. After a 2 day trial, the jury found the defendant only guilty of Manslaughter and sentenced him to 5 years, which is 10 months minimum to serve.

State of Arkansas v. Q.R., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 4th Div.

Client was charged with 3 counts of Rape and 1 Kidnapping. After a jury trial, the defendant was acquitted of all the counts of rape and convicted of kidnapping. After trial, it was discovered that one of the jurors was facebooking during deliberations. After a post-trial hearing, the Court granted a new trial.

State of Arkansas v. Q.R., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 4th Div.

Client was charged with 2 counts of Rape and 1 count each of Kidnapping, Residential Burglary, Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threatening and Theft of Property. After a jury trial, the client was acquitted of all charges. Client had another pending rape case at the same time. Over my objection, the Court allowed the 2nd alleged victim to testify in this case. During the course of the trial, the Court reversed itself on that decision and said the 2nd alleged victim shouldn’t have been allowed to testify. Even after hearing the improper testimony, the Court directed a verdict of not guilty on all charges.

State of Arkansas v. D.C., Pulaski County District Court

Client was charged with domestic battery 3rd degree and had an order of protection issued against him. After appearing at all hearings and the trial date, the order of protection was dismissed and charges were dropped pending no further incidents.

State of Arkansas v. W.S., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 1st Div.

Client was charged with Rape. Client was alleged to have broken into the alleged victim’s room and forcibly raped her. Client denied ever having sex with the alleged victim. After the alleged victim had the Defendant’s child as a result of the incident, my client was charged with rape. Client was also on parole for murder and kidnapping. We had several hearings where the North Little Rock Detective was questioned in this matter. On the day prior to trial, the same detective “found” some evidence corroboration the defense I had presented at the hearings. Upon the “discovery” of this new evidence, the prosecuting attorney nol prossed the case.

State of Arkansas v. D.E., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 2nd Div.

Client was charged with Capital Murder resulting from a shooting that left a female dead. The eye-witness identified the defendant as being one of the people shooting at the residence. After obtaining alibi evidence showing my client was nowhere near the scene at the time of the incident, the prosecuting attorney nol prossed the case.

U.S.A. v. H.H., Federal Court – Eastern District of Arkansas

Defendant was found with several pounds of controlled substance. Defendant’s criminal history made him a “career criminal” for sentencing purposes. The Defendant was facing a mandatory minimum of 20 years in the bureau of prisons. After negotiating with the U.S. Attorney, the Defendant was sentenced to less than 8 years.

State of Arkansas v. M.B., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 2nd Div.

Client was charged with theft of public benefits. After reviewing the file, I filed a motion to dismiss all charges for a violation of the statute of limitations. After a hearing and briefing the issue the Court granted my motion to dismiss and all charges were dropped.

State of Arkansas v. M.G., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 1st Div.

Client was charged with Forgery 1st degree, possession of a controlled substance, and felony carrying a weapon. After several hearings, the client entered a plea to only misdemeanor charges and received probation.

State of Arkansas v. D.J., Saline County Circuit Court – 3rd Div.

Client was charged 2 counts of Sexual Assault 2nd Degree. Client had previously hired other counsel who did not show up for the trial date. Client’s bond was revoked and thrown in jail until his next trial date. The court said it would not accept any plea negotiations. After being hired, I was able to negotiate a probation offer (client was facing up to 40 years). Client maintained his innocence, but decided to plea no contest to save his family the pain of going through a trial.
***Client was later charged with a probation revocation for violating the terms of his agreement. I was able to get the revocation dismissed.

State of Arkansas v. S.T., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 7th Div.

Client was charged with 2 new drug charges and a probation revocation. After several hearings, including a sentencing hearing, the client was given probation on the new charges and put back on probation for the revocation. Client had previously retained other counsel who had told him that he was definitely going to prison.

State of Arkansas v. R.M., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 5th Div.

Client was charged with aggravated assault and battery out of an incident involving a fight and alleged threats with a gun. We plead self-defense during the case. The day before trial, the prosecutor nol prossed the case.

State of Arkansas v. R.M., Pulaski County Circuit Court – 5th Div.

Client was charged for allegedly choking a female acquaintance. I was able to show the prosecutor that the alleged victim was making up out of revenge. The charges were nol prossed.

State of Arkansas v. R.W., White County Circuit Court

Client was charged with aggravated assault for firing a gun at a vehicle we claimed was trying to run him off the road. After several hearings, much investigation and lengthy negotiations with the prosecuting attorney, I was able to obtain a misdemeanor probation offer, which my client gladly accepted instead of risking a trial.