People v WT (2009, Long Beach Court): The defendant was accused of manufacturing bombs at his house as well as possessing other illegal weapons. These charges carry heavy penalties, but our attorneys were able to obtain a probation sentence and wobblers for the client.
People v. SE (2010, San Luis Obispo Court): Our client was charged with possession of explosive device as well as possession for sale of opium, cocaine, and marijuana. After our attorneys raised a jurisdictional argument, the charges were dismissed.
People v. Armed Meth (2005, Criminal Courts Building): Our client was on probation for selling meth when he was arrested for armed possession of meth for sale and for being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm. He faced three years of state prison that had been suspended on the underlying probation case. The district attorney offered him five years…
People v. LAX weapon (2011, Los Angeles County, LAX Court): Our client accidentally carried a loaded firearm onto the airplane at LAX. Attorney Allison Margolin convinced the City Attorney to not file a case.
People v. JI (2013, Orange County): Our client was an active member of the military, and he was charged with 20 counts of shooting a bb gun into cars. One count, where the car was occupied, was a felony, which meant he could be discharged from the military. David Pobelete convinced the OC District Attorney’s office to allow the client…
People v. JY (2012, Santa Ana Court, Orange County): The work furlough program would not allow him to participate because he was convicted of a weapons charge. Attorney Raza Lawrence persuaded a judge to release a client from custody and give him a non-custodial sentence.
People v. KH (2010, LA City Attorney) : Our client was accused of pushing the mother of his child with the child in her hands. Margolin and Lawrence attorneys discovered surveillance footage impeaching the statements of the alleged victim and were able to get the City Attorney to not file a domestic violence case.
People v. E.B. (Tulare County, 2012): Our client was facing his second misdemeanor theft accusation. Allegedly he had taken items from Walmart. Attorney Raza Lawrence was able to negotiate a disposition wherein the client could obtain a dismissal after completing terms of probation. Unless the client picked up a new case, his record would never show the conviction.
People v. PB (Burbank, 2013): The defendant had just been released on parole for a robbery case when he was charged in an identity theft case. He was allegedly found in possession of others’ profiles, including credit card numbers and social security information. He faced a minimum of 32 months in state prison, but Attorney Allison Margolin convinced the court…
People v. YY (2013, Beverly Hills Court): A client was accused of stealing $2,000 from his friend’s room, and his fingerprints were allegedly found on the the window screen of the apartment. Allison Margolin persuaded the district attorney to dismiss the residential burglary strike charge and instead allow the defendant to plead to a commercial burglary wobbler.