Case Results

6000+ Cases Handled
  • Not Guilty
    Assault

    Defendant was accused of Assault when he became involved in an altercation with a Security Guard during a rock concert at Wings Stadium. The jury found the defendant not guilty based on cross examination of the Security Guard who initiated the confrontation.

  • Not Guilty
    Assault with Intent to Commit Criminal Sexual Conduct

    The defendant was alleged to have followed an off duty female police officer home after work. The government claimed that he attacked and attempted to rape her but that her husband came out of the house after hearing the commotion and fired shots which chased him away. The defense was misidentification and alibi. The jury found the defendant not guilty.

  • Convicted of Lesser Charge of Felonious Assault
    Assault with Intent to Commit Murder

    The defendant, a Hope college football player, was alleged to have caused brain damage to another person whom he struck across the head with a baseball bat after a confrontation at the Complainant’s home. The jury acquitted the defendant of Assault with Intent to Commit Murder, Assault with Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder and convicted him of the lesser offense of Felonious Assault. The defendant was sentenced to a short term of incarceration in the local county jail.

  • Case Dismissed
    Carrying a Concealed Weapon & Possession of Narcotics

    Defendant was a member of a motorcycle gang in Muskegon. Law enforcement got a tip that he was armed and carrying drugs. The case was dismissed after the court found that the defendant’s 4th Amendment Rights had been violated.

  • Convicted of Lesser Charge
    Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana

    The defendant was named in a multi-count federal conspiracy Indictment for his alleged participation in a drug smuggling ring. Law enforcement had interdicted a semi truck carrying 83,000 pounds of marijuana which had become stuck in the mud in a rural area of Van Buren County. A federal jury convicted the defendant of a lesser included offense, finding his role in the conspiracy to be less than the other participants.

  • Not Guilty
    Criminal Sexual Conduct

    The defendant, a middle school Principal, was tried in Kalamazoo County for Criminal Sexual Conduct. The government alleged that he had engaged in a sexual encounter with a student in the presence of two student witnesses who corroborated the Complainant’s version of events. After two weeks of trial the jury rendered a verdict of not guilty; finding none of the student witnesses to be credible.