We invite you to browse some of our recent case results to learn more about our past successes and how we have helped people in situations similar to yours.
Outcome: Client, who was represented by attorneys Hillary Parsons and Allan Caplan, was charged with making terroristic threats after a reply they shared on Facebook was reposted on Twitter and reported to the authorities. Attorneys Parsons and Caplan moved to dismiss the charge on the basis that Client was within their First Amendment Right... The Hennepin County District Court agreed with Parsons and Caplan and dismissed the felony charge.
Ms. Parsons researched legal issues related to the Complaint, and argued that there was not probable cause to support the obstruction charge. The prosecutor agreed, dismissed that count of the Complaint, and the remaining noise complaint violation was continued for dismissal for a period of 6 months. Client avoided any type of conviction and the only condition of the agreement was that he pay prosecution costs of $25.00.
The attorneys developed a legal strategy and isolated legal issues to challenge both pre-trial and at trial. After months of litigation, court appearances, motions, and submission of a memorandum of law, Joe and Kayla were able to obtain a complete dismissal of all charges. We are all very happy with the fabulous results in this case.
Based on these efforts, Ms. Parsons convinced the prosecutor to amended the charges to gross-misdemeanor possession, to which Client entered a plea of guilty. At sentencing, the judge stayed adjudication of the sentence, which means that the charges, upon completion of one year of probation, will be completed dismissed. Client paid a small fine and avoided any jail time.
When client is done with probation, the charge level will drop to a misdemeanor. Client did not serve any additional jail time. The family has been entirely reunited. This was a monumental result in an extremely difficult and complicated matter.
Attorney Joe Tamburino and Hannah Martin represented a client who was charged with assault that was motivated by bias. If convicted, that would have meant that they were found to have assaulted someone because of the color of their skin, which was not true. Joe and Hannah took the case to trial and the jury agreed that the assault was not motivated by bias. This was a huge relief because an assault linked to racial bias would have been detrimental to our client’s reputation.
Attorneys Joe Tamburino and Hannah Martin represented their client at an Implied Consent hearing (a civil proceeding related to a person’s driver’s license). They litigated the issue of the stop, arguing that the police officer did not have a sufficient basis to expand the stop and request their client to submit to a PBT (preliminary breath test) and field sobriety tests. The court agreed with Hannah and Joe’s argument and reversed the client’s driver’s license revocation. Client was extremely happy with
Attorney Ashley Heaney represented a client who was charged with second degree assault. After discussing the case at length with the prosecution, she was able to convince the State that the circumstances in this case demonstrated a clear mental health issue that would best be handled with therapy, rather than jail time. The client ended up receiving a stay of adjudication, meaning that the conviction will stay off of their record as long as they continue to meet certain conditions. Once the client completes
Outcome: Attorney Urbas was able to successfully negotiate client’s acceptance into a pre-trial diversion program, and client was not required to plead guilty to the above offense. If the client successfully completes the program and remains law abiding for the next year, this charge will be dismissed and the client will avoid a felony conviction on his record. Furthermore, client was not subject to any executed jail time as part of this resolution.
Outcome: Joe’s client was accused of sexual misconduct by the university. After countless meetings, many hours of investigation, numerous statements and interviews, and lengthy legal and factual arguments through the hearing process, we won the case. Joe firmly believed that his client was 100% innocent and worked tirelessly to prove that to the university. Joe, his client and his client’s family are all extremely happy with the result.
Our client was notified by Gustavus College that he was being accused of sexual harassment by a student. Upon learning of the charges, Lis and Joe immediately took action in the matter and worked through the investigation. Our client was innocent of the charges and Lis and Joe did everything they could to exonerate him, and their efforts worked. The investigator found in favor of our client and all accusations were dismissed. Our client was extremely happy with the results.
Client was accused of sexual misconduct on campus. After countless meetings, statements, and interviews, our client was cleared of all allegations.
Attorney Ashley Heaney represented a young client charged with Felony Fleeing a Police Officer. Attorney Heaney convinced the prosecutor to reduce the charge to a misdemeanor Reckless Driving because of the client’s lack of any criminal history and other mediating factors. The client was very happy to keep a felony off of their record!
Attorney Ashley Heaney represented her client, the Petitioner, in a hearing regarding a Harassment Restraining Order. The case involved a family dispute between in-laws. Attorney Heaney was able to prove by a preponderance of the evidence through testimony and exhibits that her client needed the HRO to be issued for two years to ensure the harassment stops. Client was extremely happy with the result.
Attorney Karmen McQuitty was successful in getting her client’s Assault and Careless Driving charges expunged in Ramsey County. These charges will no longer follow her client and they will have a fresh start. The outcome was exactly what the client was hoping for and they are very pleased with this result.
Attorney Karmen McQuitty petitioned the court to expunge her client’s Civil Commitment record. Because the court granted the expungement, Karmen’s client is able to pursue a career without the stigma of this record. Client was thrilled with this result.
Attorney Karmen McQuitty helped a client successfully navigate a Possession of Child Pornography investigation. She counseled and advised the client every step of the way, and ultimately no charges were filed. This was the ideal outcome for her client.
Attorney Karmen McQuitty represented her client who was charged with domestic assault after an incident that occurred at the client’s home. Damage within the home was one reason why the prosecutor had charged the case. Karmen worked with the prosecutor to clarify the circumstances and because of her diligent work, the prosecutor dismissed the charges early on in the case. The DANCO was cancelled and her client’s family was reunited.
Attorney Joe Tamburino represented a client who was running for municipal office on alleged campaign finance violations. Joe contested the allegations, submitted exhibits and legal arguments to the administrative law judge, and demanded a probable cause hearing.