Case Conclusion Date: January 30, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Writ of Certiorari was Granted
Description: Mr. Zelman was appointed to represent and successfully obtained a dismissal of manslaughter charges against Jeffrey Brown. When Mr. Zelman sought to have the court declare the case extraordinary and unusual, the trial court awarded him $13.40 for his efforts. Mr. Zelman filed a Petition for Writ of Certiorari with the First District Court of Appeal, arguing that the court departed from the essential requirement of the law.