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Significant Cases

  • U.S. v. Jordan, U.S. Supreme Court, petition for certiorari granted, judgment vacated, case remanded
  • Wells v. U.S., 04-5127, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, obtained reversal of trial court, case later settled by the U.S. paying the plaintiff
  • U.S. v. Stewart, U.S. District Court, not guilty racketeering, conspiracy
  • U.S. v. Kayode, U.S. District Court, not guilty one million dollars worth of heroin, etc.
  • U.S. v. Li, U.S. District Court, not guilty intent to distribute cocaine, marijuana
  • U.S. v. Dallas, U.S. District Court, hung jury, drug conspiracy, case dismissed
  • U.S. v. Braxton, U.S. District Court, hung jury
  • U.S. v. Grizzle, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, case remanded
  • U.S. v. Alvaro-Ochoa, 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, judgment vacated, case remanded
  • U.S. v. Wardlaw, U.S. District Court, the client was sentenced, appealed, case remanded by 11th Circuit for resentencing
  • U.S. v. Masters, U.S. District Court, post-conviction relief, sentence reduced to time served
  • U.S. v. Eno, U.S. District Court, motion to suppress statements granted
  • U.S. v. Vannoy, U.S. District Court, defendant charged with marijuana possession, motion to suppress filed, United States agreed to dismiss as a result of a motion to suppress
  • U.S. v. Bailey, U.S. District Court, the defendant was alleged leader of a group that robbed restaurants, indictment dismissed against the defendant while co-defendants received in excess of 38, 16, and 4 years in confinement
  • Hathcock v. Bartow County, U.S. District Court, represented plaintiff, Bartow County built a new jail, etc. as a result of a lawsuit
  • State v. Martin, Superior Court, not guilty aggravated assault
  • State v. Studaway, State Court, not guilty battery, trespass
  • State v. Edwards, Superior Court, not guilty sell of cocaine
  • State v. Walker, Superior Court, not guilty intent to distribute cocaine
  • State v. Woody, State Court, not guilty DUI, speeding, battery on a police officer, escape, too fast for conditions
  • State v. Lee, Superior Court, not guilty armed robbery, kidnapping, possession of a firearm during a crime,
  • aggravated assault
  • State v. Cohran, Superior Court, not guilty armed robbery
  • State v. Dave, Superior Court, not guilty of shoplifting
  • State v. Watkins, Superior Court, not guilty intent to distribute
  • State v. Dixon, Superior Court, not guilty financial transaction card fraud, criminal attempt
  • State v. Hernandez, State Court, not guilty, failure to yield, following to close
  • Progressive v. Kelly, obtained reversal of trial judge in an automobile accident case
  • Viney v. Aero-Mayflower, obtained reversal of trial judge in a case involving a moving company
  • Minnich v. First Nat. Bank of Atlanta, obtained reversal of trial judge in a case involving a procedural issue
  • Gaulin v. Simpson, State Court, $50,000.00 jury verdict, automobile accident, no visible damage to car
  • $260,000.00 settlement, client working in another’s home; the attic ladder collapsed while client on the ladder;
  • $105,000.00 settlement, the client was illegal and was a passenger in a car struck by another car;
  • $125,000.00 settlement, client recovered completely in less than a year;
  • Approvals from U.S. Immigration for permanent resident statuses, naturalizations, temporary protected statuses, deferred action,  employment authorizations, DACA, Immigration court dismissals, bonds, cancellation of removal, etc.
  • U visas granted
  • Parole in Place, (pip) granted for wife of U.S. citizen Marine, adjustment of status in United States
  • Parole in Place, (pip) granted for the wife of U.S. citizen Army soldier
  • In re:  Guiterrez, Immigration Judge denied the petition; the case was reversed by the Board of Immigration Appeals, and the applicant had a new hearing scheduled. Case reversed on the grounds that the court used incorrect standard in making a decision
  • In re:  Rebollar, Immigration Judge reversed by Board of Immigration Appeals, and the applicant was scheduled for a new hearing
  • In re:  Guiterrez, Immigration Judge denied the petition. The case was reversed by Board of Immigration Appeals on the grounds that the court considered inadmissible evidence
  • In re: Romero, Immigration Judge denied the petition. The case was remanded by the Board of Immigration Appeals on the grounds that the court should have found that the respondent would suffer a hardship if deported
  • In re: Hlat, Immigration Judge found that respondent was entitled to withholding of removal
  • Hubbard v. Hubbard, 182 Ga. App. 590, judgment reversed and case remanded, jurisdiction allowed where child lived out of state
  • U.S. v. Propst, Compassionate release, client was serving 35 years and Judge reduced to “time served”