CRIMINAL CASES:


Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault  – Not Guilty


Client charged with kidnapping and rape after allegedly giving woman date-rape drug.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-623172


Felonious Assault Shooting Charges – Not Guilty


Client accused of shooting man.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-609574


Rape, Felonious Assault – Not Guilty


Client accused of raping teen, breaking her wrist, and causing other injuries.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-579789


Attempted Murder – Not Guilty


Cousins accused of shooting woman in  attempted robbery.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-561103


Gang Rape Charges – Not Guilty


Friends accused of kidnap and sexually assault of teen on way to school.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-483743: https://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/they-raped-me/Content?oid=1497472


Robbery – Not Guilty


Client charged with carjacking; alibi defense based on ATM video footage miles from crime scene.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-626118


Gang Rape – Not Guilty


Client charged in 2018 for 1998 kidnapping-gang rape based on “cold case” DNA evidence.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-624971

(Client only convicted of one unrelated 2005 count of corruption of a minor.)


Aggravated Murder – Not Guilty


Client accused of executing rival gang member.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-604198 (consolidated with Case No. CR-15-597241)


Rape, Kidnapping – Not Guilty


Client charged with raping teen; consent defense.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-609294


Robbery of Pizza Delivery Drivers – Not Guilty


Three witnesses ID'ed client; defense: police manipulated photo “line-ups.”

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-510808


Sexual Abuse – Not Guilty


Client charged with raping family member for years.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-575169


Father Accused of Sex Abuse  – Not Guilty


Adopted daughter accused Client of sexually abuse.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-514741


Child Sex Abuse Case, Life Imprisonment Specification – Not Guilty


Daughter of Client's ex-girlfriend made accusation after couple's break-up.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-484827


Rape – Charges Dismissed


Client charged in 2016 with 2001 rape based on “cold case” DNA evidence.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-610782


Felonious Assault – Not Guilty


Self defense case: Client caused facial injuries to fellow exotic dancer with stiletto heel.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-608449


Teacher-Student Assault - Not Guilty 


Classmates accused Cleveland City School teacher of beating female student.

Cleveland Muni. Case No. 03-CRB-008617


Statutory Rape, Two Accusers – Not Guilty


Teens claimed maintenance man sexually abused them.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-559907


Guilty  Verdict Overturned  – Conviction Vacated


Client wrongly convicted of armed robbery of convenience store.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-484038


Felony Homicide – Not Guilty; Convicted of Misdemeanor


Client fatally shot friend in the head; claimed accident, firearm defects.

2009-Ohio-2384: http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/rod/docs/pdf/8/2009/2009-ohio-2384.pdf


Child Molestation – Charges Dismissed


Client faced life in prison without parole for nephew's rape claim.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-492755


Aggravated Murder - Charges Dismissed; Client Got Probation


Client accused of murdering Parma man; pleaded to obstruction of justice.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-519589


Life Sentence for Sexual Assault – Convictions Reversed


Client wrongfully convicted of molesting younger nieces.

Cuyahoga App. No. 83024: https://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/8/2004/2004-Ohio-1121.pdf


Felony Drug Trafficking Arrest – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Police coerced Client to let them search closed container in his car.

Lorain Case No. 06-CR-070728


Felony Drug Possession – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Officer says he “felt” drug evidence in Client’s pockets.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-571389


DUI Charges – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Corrections officer stopped based on anonymous tip.

Rocky River Case No. 03-TRC-28589


DUI Charges – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Client charged for "pile-up" crash.

Cleveland Case No. 2001-TRC-122586: www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/8/2002/2002-Ohio-6512.pdf


Felony Drug Possession – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Client searched because he appeared to be on PCP.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-622874


Domestic Violence - Not Guilty


Client accused of wife-beating.

Cuyahoga Case No. CR-08-508506


DUI Charges – Dismissed on Constitutional Grounds


Client pulled over on vague tip.

Painesville Muni. Case No. TRC-6754 & CRB-02553


Man Accused of Spying in Women’s Restroom – Not Guilty


Three witnesses claimed Client was “Peeping Tom” in office building.

Shaker Hts. Muni. Case No. 06-CRB-01258


DUI Charge – Not Guilty


Client arrested on anonymous “bad driving” tip and flawed field sobriety tests.

Lyndhurst Case No. 03-TRC-3009


Child Endangering – Not Guilty


Door-to-door sales program owner accused of child exploitation.

Rocky River Muni. Case No. CRB-2025 & 2026


Domestic Violence and Child Endangering - Charges Dismissed


Client accused of attacking wife with hammer.

Cleveland Muni. Case No. 2007- CRB-022192


EMPLOYMENT LAW CASES:


White Mail Carrier Wins $100K Plus - Reverse Race Discrimination


Client fired was white mail carrier  in a predominantly black post office.

EEO Case No. 4C-440-0192-05 & EEOC Case No. 220-2006-00001X


Fair Labor Overtime Wage Settlement Recovered for Fitness Center Workers 


Confidential, $100K(+) settlement for workers denied minimum wage and overtime.

Doe, et al. v. ABC Fitness Corp., U.S. District Court (N.D. Ohio)


Gender Bias Claims: $100K (+) Settlement for 15 Women


Females responding to help wanted-ads claimed they were rejected due to sex.

Doe et al. v. ABC Utilities Corp., U.S. District Court (N.D. Ohio)


$80K Settlement – Sexual Harassment Claim Over Inflatable Sex Doll


Female police officer alleged hostile work environment.

Lorain Case No. CV-131859


$87.5K Settlement - Disabled Employee Wins Back Job


Clerk fired after a work-related shoulder injury claimed wrongful termination.

Doe, et al. v. ABC Health Care Corporation - U.S. District Court (N.D. Ohio)


$90K Settlement for Older Worker Pressured to Retire


68-year-old tool and die maker claimed he was forced out of his job due to age.

Doe, et al. v. ABC Manufacturing Corporation - U.S. District Court (N.D. Ohio)


$50K Settlement for Area Professor 


Kent State professor non-renewed after taking time off for sick family.

N.D. Ohio Case No. 5:06-CV-02476


Verdict in Favor of Sales Manager 


Jury award of $27.5K for unpaid sales performance bonus.

Summit App. No. CA-25448: https://www.leagle.com/decision/inohco20091021656


School Treasurer Recovers $50K Settlement for Contract Claim


Client argued that school board breached his employment agreement.

Mahoning App. No. 03 MA 87: http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/rod/docs/pdf/7/2004/2004-ohio-1550.pdf


Fired Manager Gets $55K Settlement


African American managerial employee accused company of unequal treatment.

Doe v. ABC Company, American Arbitration Ass’n


Worker Granted Trial in Race Discrimination Case


Client: work performance suffered due to white supervisor allegedly increasing his workload.

2004-Ohio-3876: https://law.justia.com/cases/ohio/eighth-district-court-of-appeals/2004/2004-ohio-3876.html


PERSONAL INJURY CASES:


$105K Settlement - Defective Tree Stand 


Shattered wrist after 15-foot hunting stand collapse.

Cuyahoga Case No. CV-497895


Broken Vertebra - $65K Settlement


Client struck at intersection.

Cuyahoga Case No. CV-573742


Dental Injuries - $62.5K Settlement


Client sued for injuries requiring reconstructive procedures.

Cuyahoga Case No, CV-759869