Columbus, Ohio Criminal Defense, DUI / OVI, and Traffic Attorney

2010

The chart below outlines some successes from 2010. No attorney can win every case, so individual results vary due to many factors. These cases should not be taken as a guarantee of what I could do for you, but only as evidence of my successful resolution of some very difficult matters for clients. I work hard for each of my clients and I believe my record of success speaks for itself.

December 2010: Client charged with OVI for 0.147 test and failure to control.  Negotiated to Reckless Operation.

December 2010: Client charged with No Ops and ACDA after an accident.  Avoided No Ops on admission to ACDA with $50 fine and costs.

December 2010: CDL driver charged with Failure to Yield which involved an accident.  Case dismissed.

December 2010: Truck driver speeding in a construction zone.  Amended to reflect a zero point violation.

November 2010: Reckless Operation, Resisting a Traffic Enforcement Officer, and Speeding 93 in a 45 mph construction zone successfully negotiated to a 57 in a 45 mph speeding violation.  No license suspension.

November 2010: No Ops, Failure to Display, and Seat Belt violations.  Case dismissed for payment of costs.

November 2010: Driving Under Non-Compliance Suspension.  Case dismissed.

November 2010: Domestic Violence and Assault successfully negotiated to Disorderly Conduct with fine only.

November 2010: 2 counts of Driving Under FRA Suspension, 2 counts of Driving Under Suspension, and 2 Registration Violations amended to single DUS FRA with fine only.  No license suspension.

November 2010: 2 clients speeding tickets dismissed for traffic safety school and payment of court costs.

October 2010: Successfully reduced a client’s DUI to a no-point physical control violation.

October 2010: 2 clients speeding tickets dismissed for traffic safety school and payment of court costs.

October 2010: School Zone Speeding 38 in a 20 dismissed for payment of court costs.

October 2010: 90/65 reduced to zero point 69/65.

September 2010: DUI reduced to non-moving, zero-point physical control violation.

September 2010: Client charged with Fleeing and Speeding and facing mandatory 3 year license suspension without driving privileges.  Successfully negotiated to a reckless operation with no license suspension.  Fine only.

September 2010: Driving Under OVI Suspension dismissed in exchange for plea to speeding offense.  Avoided jail time and maintained client’s probation on prior OVI charge without any additional penalty.

September 2010: Truck driver charged with Failure to Control and Traffic Control Device violations after allegedly improperly following a detour and running over a sign.  Negotiated to an equipment violation with low fine and agreement to replace the sign.

September 2010: Client charged with High Test OVI, OVI and Failure to Control after an accident.  Avoided the high test charge which carried mandatory jail and obtained minimum penalties on the OVI.

September 2010: Speeding tickets for 3 separate clients dismissed for driver safety course and payment of court costs only.

September 2010: Motorcycle rider charged with 58/35.  Reduced to zero point 39/35.

September 2010: Speed 80/65 reduced to no point 69/65.

August 2010: Client charged with Marijuana Possession and Speeding.  Negotiated dismissal of drug charge, thereby avoiding a license suspension, for an admission to speeding.

August 2010: Improper passing of stationary public safety vehicle.  Case dismissed.

August 2010: 2 clients charged with construction zone speeds of 78 and 69 mph in a 45 mph zone respectively. Successfully negotiated a reduction of 22 mph on each ticket saving each client points and avoiding double fines.

August 2010: ACDA case dismissed.

August 2010: Negotiated dismissal of speeding tickets for four (4) separate clients.

August 2010: Speeding 80/65 reduced to no point 69/65.

July 2010: Client charged with Hit / Skip, Driving Under FRA Suspension, and No Ops after incident involving collision with two parked cars.  Successful resolution reached with all charges dismissed.

July 2010: Case dismissed on client charged with Marijuana Possession and Drug Paraphernalia.

July 2010: School zone speeding ticket.  Case dismissed.

July 2010: Speeding 78/65 and 63/50 dismissed for separate clients.

June 2010: Client charged with Misconduct at an Emergency.  Successfully negotiated a bond forfeiture which avoided a conviction on client’s record.

June 2010: Motorcyclist charged with Passing Without Safety.  Charge amended to non-moving Muffler Violation with zero fine and only costs due to the court.

June 2010: Speeding 70 in a 65 dismissed for costs.

May 2010: Client found not guilty after trial on Felony 3 Robbery.  Client on probation and picked up new charges of Robbery and misdemeanor Theft.  Client found guilty of misdemeanor theft and violating probation.  Probation maintained avoiding further incarceration.

May 2010: Obtained client’s successful entry into, and completion of, diversion program for Theft which resulted in dismissal of case for payment of court costs.

May 2010: Juvenile charged with Arson and Criminal Damaging.  Worked case to eventual dismissal of charges.

May 2010: Obtained amendment of Passing without Safety to Muffler Violation with $100 fine and costs.

May 2010: Successfully obtained dismissal of 3 Speeding tickets for separate clients for court costs and driver safety course.

May 2010: Client charged with Driving Under FRA Suspension and ACDA after an accident.  Worked with client over 6 months to remedy issues with driving record and obtain reduction of ticket to No-Ops and ACDA.  Avoided further suspension of license and reduced points put on license.

May 2010: Speeding 81 in a 65 reduced to 69 in a 65.

April 2010: Commercially licensed driver charged with Failure to Control.  Found not guilty at trial.

April 2010: Juvenile accused of Failure to Control after being involved in a single car accident.  Negotiated dismissal of ticket avoiding points and suspension.

April 2010: Speed 70 in a 45.  Negotiated to zero point 49 in a 45 speed.

April 2010: Speed 61 in a 45.  Negotiated dismissal of ticket for completion of driver safety course.

April 2010: Juvenile charged with Failure to Yield after being involved in an accident.  Negotiated dismissal of ticket.

April 2010: Speed 50 in a 35 negotiated to zero point speed.

April 2010: Speeding 86 in a 65 mph zone dismissed for client’s completion of driver safety course.

April 2010: 79 in a 65 speed.  Negotiated dismissal for completion of defensive driving course.

March 2010: OVI charge reduced to physical control with 90 day license suspension with driving privileges, fine and costs, DIP, and 6 month probation.  Zero points assessed helping client to avoid 12 point suspension.

March 2010: Client charged with 4 counts of Menacing after incident at restaurant.  Successful in obtaining client’s entry into, and completion of, a diversion program resulting in dismissal of case.

March 2010: 1st degree misdemeanor Reckless Operation (ROMV) and speed charges for traveling 56 mph in a 25 mph zone. Successfully negotiated to a 45 in a 25 speed, avoiding license suspension and reducing points.  Fine and costs only.

March 2010: School zone speeding 37 in a 20.  Cited as a 4th degree misdemeanor.  Reduced to 28 in a 25, zero points, and $100 fine plus costs.

March 2010: Speed 80 in a 65 dismissed for driver safety class and payment of court costs.

February 2010: Driving Under FRA Suspension and ACDA.  Case dismissed for payment of costs.

February 2010: Speed 80 in a 65 dismissed for driver safety class and payment of court costs.

February 2010: Speed 70 in a 55 dismissed for driver safety course and payment of court costs.

January 2010: Client charged with 2nd degree felony Burglary after DNA evidence linked him to the home that was burglarized. Case prepared for trial and ultimately dismissed for insufficient evidence.

January 2010: Driving Under Suspension and No Ops dismissed for client’s plea to remaining minor misdemeanor marked lane violation.

January 2010: Truck driver charged with ACDA after accident on the freeway. Case dismissed for safety course and payment of court costs keeping client’s driving record clean.

January 2010: Client faced a 4 point speeding of 99 mph in a 65 mph zone. Case resolved with reduction to zero point 69 in a 65 with $100 fine plus costs.

January 2010: Speed 60 in a 45 mph zone. Case dismissed for safety course and payment of court costs.

January 2010: Hit / Skip, a 1st degree misdemeanor, reduced to ROMV, a 4th degree misdemeanor. License suspension avoided.

January 2010: Marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia charges against client. Case resolved with $250 bond forfeiture, avoiding conviction and license suspension.

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35 E. Livingston Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215