POSTCONVICTION MOTIONS/APPEALS

RECENT POST-CONVICTION SUCCESSES

Murder 2nd Degree

Client convicted of aiding another man in shooting a drug dealer in a motel room. During a post-conviction motion, we showed the judge that client received ineffective assistance of counsel, but, also, that client was not guilty. Judge agreed and client is now a free man. CONVICTION REVERSED.

Class A Felony Assaults, Armed Criminal Action

Client convicted of shooting and paralyzing a man during a fight. Client sentenced to 30 years in prison. Showed the judge that client received horrible trial representation and that the result was an injustice. Judge agreed and Client’s sentence was reduced to 20 years in prison.

Armed Robbery

Client was talked into pleading guilty to the Class A felony of Robbery for sitting in a car while other teenagers committed robbery. Client received 13 years in prison. After just one visit with client, it was clear that this was not right. Filed motion, spoke with prosecutor, then judge. Client was not competent. Plea attorney was found ineffective. GUILTY PLEA SET ASIDE.

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