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Case Results

Case Results

When choosing a trial lawyer to represent you it is important to get a sense of what a particular trial lawyer can do. If you are unable to settle a controversy and trial cannot be avoided you need to have an experienced defense attorney represent you. You don’t want to be thinking,“Does my attorney have the experience to effectively represent me in front of a jury?”

At Smerlinski Law Office, we have secured over 50 acquittals for clients over the years. Here is a list of some of the acquittals that we have helped our clients with:

I.  Alcohol Offense Acquittals

  • OWI 1st
  • OWI 2nd
  • OWI 3rd
  • OWI 4th
  • PAC 1st
  • PAC 2nd
  • PAC 3rd

 II. Felony Offense Acquittals

  • Homicide by Negligent Use Of Vehicle
  • Homicide by Intoxicated Use of Vehicle
  • Attempt First Degree Intentional Homicide
  • Kidnapping
  • Intimidation of Witness
  • Child Abuse-Intentional Harm
  • False Imprisonment
  • Reckless Driving Causing Great Bodily Harm
  • Battery
  • Felon in Possession of Firearm
  • Providing Alcohol To Minor-Resulting Injury
  • Burglary to Building/Dwelling
  • Burglary to Cargo Portion Truck/Trailer
  • Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, Repeater
  • Conspiracy to Commit Theft Greater Than $10,000, Repeater
  • Theft of Movable Property
  • Solicitation of Theft-Movable Property Greater Than $10,000, Repeater
  • Possession of Burglarious Tools
  • Contributing to Delinquency of Child

III. Misdemeanor Offense Acquittals

  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Battery
  • Intimidation of Witness
  • Cause Injury/Operate Motor Vehicle While Under the Influence (1st) with PAC < 0.15
  • Bail Jumping
  • Criminal Damage to Property
  • Resisting Obstructing Arrest
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

However, this is not to say that all cases that we have handled over the years go to trial for resolution.  Below is a list of some notable dismissals we have secured for our clients prior to trial.

IV. Other Notable Dismissals Prior To Trial

  • 1st Degree Intentional Homicide (x5)
  • Attempted 1st Degree Intentional Homicide
  • 1st Degree Reckless Homicide
  • Assault By Prisoner
  • Battery By Prisoner
  • Aggravated Battery
  • 1st Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety
  • Operating While Intoxicated-All Levels
  • Operating With A Prohibited Alcohol Concentrate-All Levels
  • Possession Of Methamphetamine
  • Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia To Manufacture, Compound, Convert, Produce Or Store Methamphetamine
  • Possession With Intent-Amphetamines
  • Possession of Methamphetamine Precursor
  • Possession of THC
  • Manufacture/Deliver Heroin <3 Grams
  • Conspiracy To Commit Delivery Of Methamphetamine
  • Intentionally Dispose Methamphetamine Waste
  • Possession With Intent THC <200 Grams
  • Falsely Present Non-controlled Substance
  • Receiving Stolen Property >$2,500
  • Felony Bail Jumping
  • Resisting Or Obstructing

With more than 24 years of practicing law, we have the experience to effectively represent you whether we are in front of a jury or negotiating a plea on your behalf.