Courtroom Victories

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We have a proven record winning tough criminal cases.

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Penick: — Our client, a middle-aged Columbus man with no prior criminal record, was charged with Felonious Assault.  After a 4-day jury trial, the jury deliberated less than 30 minutes before finding him NOT GUILTY.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Bradley: — Our client was charged with Discharging a Firearm into a Habitation, a second degree felony, and Discharging a Firearm in a Prohibited Premises, a third degree felony.  On the date to hear motions to suppress, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Bowie: — Former NFL Football Player (Oakland Raiders and Cleveland Browns) from Columbus was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Improper Handling of Firearms in a Motor Vehicle.  The jury found him NOT GUILTY of all charges.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Brown: — Our client, a 24-year-old Columbus man, was charged with Burglary, after his DNA was found inside a burglarized apartment.  After extensive pretrial preparation, and during jury selection, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Mirreh: — Our client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Kidnapping and Attempted Rape.  The jury found the client NOT GUILTY on both charges.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Krug: — The client, a young Columbus woman, was charged with Forgery.  After filing a Motion to Dismiss based on constitutional speedy trial grounds, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Turner: — MURDER.  Our client, a young central Ohio man, was charged with Murder and three counts of Involuntary Manslaughter.  The jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all four charges.  He was immediately released from jail.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Howard: — MURDER.  Twenty years after Timothy Howard’s Columbus conviction for Aggravated Murder and Aggravated Robbery, attorneys from our Columbus law firm began representing him.  After years of hard work our attorneys uncovered powerful new evidence of innocence.  After a lengthy post-conviction hearing, we were able to obtain Mr. Howard’s release, a new trial, and the subsequent dismissal of all charges.  Later, we helped obtain a $2.5 Million Dollar settlement for Mr. Howard’s wrongful incarceration. CASE DISMISSED.

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Harris: — Our client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Aggravated Robbery with a firearm specification.  After extensive pretrial litigation, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. James: — MURDER. Our client, Gary James, was indicted for Aggravated Murder with a death penalty specification and Aggravated Robbery.    In 1977, Gary was convicted and sentenced to death.  In 1997, Gary wrote to Mr. Owen and asked for his help in proving his innocence.  Mr. Owen teamed up with Centurion Ministries and began representing Mr. James some 20 years after his conviction.  Working with Centurion Ministries, Mr. Owen helped obtain Gary’s release, a new trial, and the subsequent dismissal of all charges.  Later, Mr. Owen obtained a $1.5 Million Dollar settlement for his client’s wrongful incarceration.  Upon his release from prison, Gary obtained employment at the Office of the Ohio Secretary of State and married a retired Columbus middle school teacher.  Gary has now retired and resides quietly in a Columbus suburb.  CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Resh: — MURDER.  Resh was indicted for Aggravated Murder with death specifications and Attempted Rape.  Convicted of Murder and Attempted Rape.  Nearly 12 years after being indicted, and with our help, he was granted a new trial.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Montgomery: — Our client, a 26-year-old Columbus man was charged with Murder and guns.  After gathering evidence of self-defense, the Court ordered the Murder charge DISMISSED.  He was however convicted of a minor gun charge.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Hairston: — DEATH PENALTY MURDER.  Indictment for Aggravated Murder with death specifications among other charges.  After a 3-week jury trial, the Columbus jury announced a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Reeves: — The client, a middle aged Columbus man, was charged with Rape and Gross Sexual Imposition allegedly involving his girlfriend’s minor daughter.  After a week-long jury trial, the jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Lopez: — Our client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Burglary.  After our lawyers attacked the credibility of eyewitnesses who identified our client, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Green: — The client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Possession of Criminal Tools.  After the prosecution rested its case, the Court directed a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Jones: — Aggravated Drug Trafficking for multiple sales of narcotics to an undercover police officer.  After a week-long trial, the Columbus jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges, finding that the narcotics officer entrapped the client.

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Walker: — The client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Aggravated Vehicular Homicide.  The jury announced a NOT GUILTY verdict on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Cross: — The client, an early 20s Columbus woman with no prior record, was charged with Aggravated Drug Trafficking in connection with the possession 11 ounces of cocaine.  After a week-long trial, the jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Hollman I: — Aggravated Murder with death penalty specifications and other charges.  The Columbus jury announced a NOT GUILTY verdict on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Hollman II: — Multiple counts of Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, Kidnapping, and Felonious Assault with a firearm.  The Columbus jury issued a NOT GUILTY verdict on all charges.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. Hollman III: — The client was charged with Aggravated Burglary, Kidnapping, and Rape, all in connection with an alleged incident involving a former girlfriend.  After an extensive pretrial investigation, the Court ordered the CASE DISMISSED.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Brown: — The client, a young Columbus man, was charged with Kidnapping, Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Burglary, and 3 counts of Rape.  After a week-long trial, the jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Berry: — Aggravated Murder with death penalty specifications and other charges.  The Columbus jury announced a NOT GUILTY verdict on all charges.

 

not-guiltyUnited States v. Gurden: — Our client was charged with Federal firearms violations.  After a lengthy trial in federal court, the Columbus jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Smith: — The client, a Columbus teenager, was charged with the Robbery of a local convenience store.  The jury found the client NOT GUILTY of all charges.

 

not-guiltyState of Ohio v. Mefford: — The client, a retired Worthington man, was charged with multiple counts Gross Sexual Imposition and one count of Attempted Rape.  After a week-long trial, the Columbus jury found the client NOT GUILTY on all charges.

 

case-dismissedVillage of Alexandria v. W. G. — Dismissed after court granted motion to suppress evidence due to illegal arrest. Licking County, DUI.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. W. N. — Dismissed after court granted motion to suppress evidence due to illegal traffic stop. Pickaway County, DUI.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. P. H. — Case dismissed on the morning of trial, after bringing in an expert witness on the Standardized Field Sobriety Tests. Licking County, DUI.

 

case-dismissedState of Ohio v. J.M. — Dismissed after court granted motion to suppress evidence due to illegal traffic stop. Hardin County, DUI.

 

DISCLAIMER: Because each case is different, no expectations should be made about the results that can be achieved in your case or in any other case.  In other words, past performance is not an accurate predictor of future results.