Hung Jury Where Client Sold Marijuana to an Undercover Officer

People v. R (2012) -Alhambra Client was operating a mobile dispensary in the San Gabriel Valley and was contacted by an undercover police officer. The officer claimed that he was a medical marijuana patient throughout the transaction but had failed to give his recommendation the client. When the police officer approached the client for the exchange, the Client felt pressured…

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HUNG JURY – Domestic Violence Case

People v. GV (2013) – West Covina Courthouse Client was caught in an altercation with his baby’s mother’s family during a custody exchange. Client fought with the baby’s mother’s brother leading to a criminal battery case. Client was seen on tape by police dash cam footage being beaten by the brother as police officers arrived. At the conclusion of the…

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Margolin and Lawrence Protects Skate Merchandise Trademark

Margolin and Lawrence helped its client, a skateboarding merchandise manufacturer, reach a favorable monetary settlement with a major drink producer. Has your intellectual property been infringed upon? Margolin and Lawrence can help. Margolin and Lawrence’s client had been making its products and distributing them to skateboarding outlets and fans. A company  behind a major soft drink identified the product as…

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Hung Jury Leads to Traffic Ticket in DUI Case

People v. S.L. (2009) Attorney Allison B. Margolin was hired as trial counsel in a DMV case where the client’s vehicle was found driverless after hitting two vehicles. Client was found shirtless and with a BAC of 0.19. Counsel had argued that because client was not observed actually driving the vehicle, she could not have been guilty of driving under…

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DMV Refusal Hearing Win

DMV v. Client (2012) California is an implied-consent state where every driver, by receiving a driver’s license, consents to make themselves available to a chemical test when they are driving under the influence. The penalties for refusing a chemical test, eiher breath, urine, or blood, are heavy – 1 year suspended license for the first refusal. In 2012, Margolin and…

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Acquitals

Very few criminal defense firms actually take their cases to trial. Margolin and Lawrence has developed a reputation of pushing all of our cases to trial if necessary. As a result we have gained acquittals for many of clients. Below you will see but a few of the jury cards find our client’s Not Guilty.

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