Criminal Defense Case Results
Please note that prior results do not guarantee future outcomes.
High dismissal rate on first-time
High dismissal rate on first-arrest
shoplifting and petit larceny charges.
Trial acquittal: Sexual Abuse in the First Degree and Assault in the Second Degree
Client, a computer programmer, was accused of sexually abusing three different
underaged girls in Park Slope. He was also charged with assaulting a police
officer and causing her to become permanently disabled. After a two-week
jury trial, he was
acquitted on all charges.
The case received press coverage.
Dismissals in weapons possession cases
Student and non-citizen was arrested trying to board an airplane with a
Chinese throwing star and Xanax in hs backpack, and issued a Desk Appearance
Ticket for PL 265.01 and PL 220.03. Result:
All charges dismissed without community service.
Student at prominent private school arrested with gravity knife while smoking
marijuana on a park bench and issued Desk Appearance Ticket for PL 265.01
and PL 221.10. Result:
All charges dismissed with two days of community service.
Felony assault charges in stabbing case dismissed
Client, an executive at an internet company, was arrested and charged with
felony assault (Assault in the Second Degree, PL 120.05) for allegedly
stabbing a bouncer at a nightclub during a riot. Result:
all criminal charges dismissed without jail or probation or community service.
Assault & Criminal Contempt
Real estate developer was charged with
for allegedly assaulting his wife, and then re-arrested for
for allegedly violating an order of protection. G&J convinced the
prosecutor to move to dismiss all of the charges.
Result: Cases dismissed.
No Jail Time
Client was a young man who allegedly
another man outside of a bar. The assault caused the victim to slip into
an coma and suffer permanent injuries.
Result: Our client was able to avoid jail, earn a Certificate of Relief
from Civil Disabilities, and achieve sobriety through an outpatient alcohol
abuse program arranged with G&J's assistance.
Client, a drug and alcohol addict, faced potential life sentence in connection
with an armed
Result: After trial, client was acquitted of most serious charges and was
ultimately sentenced to just two years in jail, during which time he beat
his substance addictions. Client is now sober and successfully employed
and was discharged early from parole.
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