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History of Success

Recent Results And Notable Cases

The Law Office of Michael Fineman, Esq. has a proven track record of success in the field of Criminal Law. Let our success translate into the successful resolution of your criminal matter.

People v. Jeff A. New York County: January 27, 2016

Client was accused of helping an undercover agent of the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office attempt to evade New York State Tax Obligations. RESULT: After a jury trial, client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Mohammed R. New York County: January 12, 2016

Client, a yellow cab driver, was arrested for a reckless assault in the course of his employment. RESULT: After a bench trial (at defendant’s request), client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Karina K. New York County: December 2, 2015

Client was arrested for Reckless Driving and Driving While Intoxicated. The Police claimed that the client was operating a motor vehicle on the West Side Highway, had a car accident, and left the scene of that accident. RESULT: After months of litigation and motion practice, case DISMISSED on constitutional speedy trial grounds.

People v. Yakov. P. Kings County: June 24, 2015

Client was arrested allegedly assaulting and interfering with an NYPD Traffic Agent. RESULT: After months of litigation and motion practice, case DISMISSED on constitutional speedy trial grounds.

People v. Elias. S. New York County: November 10, 2014

Client was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated. The Police claimed that the client was operating a motor vehicle in the Meat Packing District with a blood alcohol level above the legal limit . RESULT: After months of litigation and motion practice, case DISMISSED on constitutional speedy trial grounds.

People v. Jose. G. New York County: March 10, 2014

Client was accused of selling narcotics (crack cocaine) to an undercover police officer. RESULT: After a jury trial, client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Christopher. C. New York County: February 5, 2014

Client was arrested for Criminal Possession of a Loaded Firearm. The United States Marshal’s Service entered the client’s apartment searching for a fugitive and during the search, they found a loaded handgun. RESULT: After a suppression hearing, the Court ruled in our favor that the client’s apartment was illegally searched and suppressed the gun. Case was DISMISSED.

People v. Rodway. M. Kings County: March 5, 2013

Client was arrested for Murder in the Second Degree. Brooklyn District Attorney brought the case to trial with a top count of Manslaughter in the First Degree where client was accused of pushing and kicking the deceased over a stairway railing causing him to fall and sustain injuries that lead to his death. RESULT: After a jury trial, client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Barry. C. New York County: February 7, 2013

Client accused of Robbery in the Second Degree and the District Attorney claimed that the client was found in possession of the stolen property after a police arranged identification procedure, and the client allegedly confessed. RESULT: After hearings conducted into the Constitutionality of the Police conduct, all evidence against the client suppressed and case is DISMISSED.

People v. Mikey. S. Kings County: October 22, 2012

Client accused of Driving While Ability Impaired by Drugs. It was the client’s second arrest for a DWI offense in less than 3 years. RESULT: After hearings, the DWI related charges where DISMISSED and the client accepted a plea to the traffic infraction of speeding.

People v. Daniel. M., New York County: April 12, 2010

Client was accused of Attempted Rape in the First Degree. Prosecutor accused the client of attempting to have forcible sexual intercourse with a co-worker after a charity event. RESULT: After a Jury Trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Sergey. B., Kings County: October 29, 2009

Client was accused of Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol (DWI). Prosecutor claimed that client had a motor vehicle accident while his blood alcohol level was 0.22 (more than twice the legal limit). RESULT: After a Jury trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Evans. P-L., Kings County: September 15, 2009

Client was accused of Criminal Possession of a Weapon (a loaded handgun). Prosecutor claimed that the police recovered a handgun from the client’s pants leg, and that the client confessed after being read his Miranda Rights. RESULT: Trial resulted in a hung jury, 11-1 in favor of acquittal. On the next court appearance, the District Attorney DISMISSED the indictment.

People v. Jamard. G., Kings County: April 6, 2009

Client was accused of Criminal Possession of a Weapon (a loaded handgun). Prosecutor claimed that the client was found inside an apartment with drugs and a gun when the police executed a search warrant. RESULT: After a Jury trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY of the weapons charge.

People v. Sheldon. L., Kings County: January 15, 2009

Client was accused Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (Narcotics). Prosecutor claimed that the client was involved in a drug sale and arrested by the Narcotics Unit of the NYPD. RESULT: After a Jury trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Earl. P., Kings County: October 22, 2008

Client was accused Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (Narcotics). Prosecutor claimed that the police found the client in possession of a quantity of narcotics on the street. RESULT: After a Jury trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY.

People v. Mark. W., New York County: July 9, 2007

Client was accused of hitting his child by his wife. The wife was attempting to gain leverage in a divorce law suit against the client. RESULT: After a trial, the client was found NOT GUILTY.

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