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Rape, Kidnapping, Gross Sexual Imposition - Not Guilty
Client accused of raping learning-disabled teen. Defense: consent, plus accuser had history of false accusations.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-609294
Aggravated Robbery, Felonious Assault - Not Guilty
Client accused of shooting, robbing man in front of multiple witnesses; claimed ID process was corrupted.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-609574
Aggravated Murder, Gun Charges - Not Guilty
Client claimed police coerced him into falsely confessing to killing of rival gang member.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-604198; Consolidated with Case No. CR-602693
Area Man Accused of Rape, Kidnapping Family Member - Not Guilty
Client's niece alleged that he sexually molested her from 1998 through 2007.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-575169
Rape, Kidnapping, Felonious Assault Charges - Not Guilty
Client met teen on-line; teen said he sexually assaulted her, fractured her hand and caused other injuries.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-579789
Attempted Murder and Felonious Assault Charges - Not Guilty
Client and cousins accused of shooting woman multiple times in botched robbery.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-561103
Father Cleared of 16 Molestation Charges - Not Guilty
Client’s adopted daughter accused him of sex abuse throughout her childhood.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-514741-A
Area Man Accused of Sex Abuse – Not Guilty
Client faced life sentence after being accused of raping ex-girlfriend's daughter.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-484827
Friends Accused of Gang Rape – Not Guilty
Client and friend accused of kidnap-rape of teenager on her way to school.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-483743
Maintenance Worker Accused of Sex with Underage Teens - Not Guilty
Client falsely accused of having sex with two 13 year-olds at apartment complex he managed.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-12-559907
Three Cases of Aggravated Robbery, Gun Charges - Not Guilty
Pizza delivery workers claimed Client robbed them at gun-point; defense argued ID process was unreliable.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-510808
Felonious Assault With Stiletto Heel- Not Guilty
Exotic dancer-client broke fellow dancer's nose and caused other injuries. Plastic surgery required; self defense claimed.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-608449-B
Cleveland Teacher Charged With Beating Student - Not Guilty
Client accused of assault by student and several classmates.
Cleveland Muni. Case No. CRB-8617
Juvenile Rape and Kidnapping Charges – Case Dismissed
Client faced life without parole based on 5-year old's sex abuse claim.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-492755
Appeal of Life Sentences for Child Sexual Abuse – Convictions Overturned
Client accused of raping underage cousins, faced life without parole.
Cuyahoga App. No. 83024
Appeal of Aggravated Robbery Charges - Conviction Overturned
Client wrongfully convicted of robbing convenience store at gunpoint.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-484038
Felony Drug Trafficking – Case Dismissed
Police search of Client's car trunk amounted to illegal search and seizure.
Lorain Case No. 06-CR-070728
Aggravated Murder and Robbery - Charges Dismissed (Pleaded to Obstruction)
Eyewitness falsely accused Client of shooting Parma man.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-08-519589
Reckless Homicide - Convicted of Misdemeanor Only
Client accused of fatally shooting his friend in the head.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-08-503332
Felony Tampering With Evidence - Case Dismissed
Client accused of destroying evidence claimed police search violated Fourth Amendment Rights.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-593623
Felony Drug Possession - Case Dismissed
Designer drug evidence suppressed; search of Client's pockets held unconstitutional.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-571389
Charity Director Accused of Child Endangering - Not Guilty
Client accused of jeopardizing the safety of juvenile door-to-door sales staff.
Rocky River Case No. 12-CRB-2025 & 2026
Corrections Officer Accused of DUI – Case Dismissed
Police stop based on vague 911 tip violated the Fourth Amendment.
Rocky River Case No. 03-TRC-28589
CPA Accused of DUI After Causing Multi-Car Pile-Up – Case Dismissed
Client arrested for “failing” field sobriety tests after multi-car collision.
Cleveland Case No. 2001-TRC-122586
RN Accused of Breaking into Doctor's Office - Charges Dismissed
Client falsely accused of breaking into a Doctor's office and stealing pain medication.
Cuyahoga Case No. CR-09-523432-A
Video Evidence in DUI Case – Not Guilty
Jury acquitted Client of DUI based on video evidence and flawed field sobriety tests; found guilty of "weaving" only.
Lyndhurst Case No. 03-TRC-3009
Man Accused of Domestic Violence, Child Endangering - Case Dismissed
Client charged with wife-beating based on her accusation and misinformation in medical records.
Cleveland Muni. Case No. 2007- CRB-022192
Collapsed Hunting Stand Causes Fractured Wrist - $105K Settlement
Client shattered wrist after 15-foot deer stand collapsed.
Cuyahoga Case No. CV-497895.
Collision Leads to Dental Injuries - $75K Settlement
Auto struck Client’s vehicle causing her to run into tree.
Cuyahoga Case No. CV-759869
Car Accident Causes Broken Vertebra - $65K Settlement
Other driver "T-boned" Client’s vehicle at intersection, per eyewitnesses.
Cuyahoga Case No. CV-573742
Mail Carrier Wins Reverse Race Discrimination Case - $100K+ Settlement
White mail carrier fired from mainly-black post office by hostile manager.
EEO Case No. 4C-440-0192-05 & EEOC Case No. 220-2006-00001X
Overtime/Wages Recovered for Fitness Center Workers - $100K+ Settlement
Workers were denied minimum wage and overtime over a 2.5 year period.
Doe, et al. v. ABC Fitness Corp. – N.D. Ohio (confidential settlement)
Gender Bias Claims Lead to Settlement for 15 Women - $103K Settlement
Female applicants rejected for jobs in favor of males responding to help-wanted ad.
Doe et al. v. ABC Utilities Corp. – N.D. Ohio (confidential settlement)
Race-Bias Claim Against Insurance Business - $53K Settlement
Black manager accused employer of treating her worse than white counterparts.
Doe v. ABC Insurance Servs. Co. (confidential settlement)
Employee Fired Over Wrist Injury Wins Back Job - $87.5K Settlement
25-year employee fired after a work-related shoulder injury left one arm non-functional.
Doe, et al. v. ABC Health Care Corp. – N.D. Ohio (confidential settlement)
Sexual Harassment Involving Inflatable Sex Doll - $80K Settlement
Auxiliary police officer exposed to vulgarity, porn and blow-up doll in the workplace.
Lorain Case No. CV-02-131859
Older Worker Pressured to Retire - $90K Settlement
68-year old Client claimed he was fired in a way that made it look like he had resigned.
Doe, et al. v. ABC Manufacturing Corp. – N.D. Ohio (confidential settlement)
Professor Fired for Taking Time Off to Care for Family - $50K Settlement
Client accused University of misleading her about absences being FMLA-covered.
N.D. Ohio Case No. 5:06-CV-02476
Engineering Firm Assistants Denied Overtime - $39K Settlement
Court approved settlement in favor of employees with FLSA claims.
Doe, et al. v. ABC Mapping Co. – N.D. Ohio (confidential settlement)
Jury Finds for Manager in Refusal-to-Pay Bonus Case - $27.5K Verdict
Employer failed to pay bonus after Client's team hit multi-million dollar sales goal.
Summit App. No. CA-25448
School Treasurer Sues for Breach of Contract - $50K Settlement
Client sued area school district after it cut his pay and fired him for complaining about it.
Mahoning App. No. 03 MA 87
Appeals Court Grants Worker’s Trial on Race Bias Claims – Reversed in Employee’s Favor
Client successfully appealed dismissal of his case; jury ultimately decided in his favor.
Cuyahoga App. No. 83849