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People v. Knight

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Outcome: Found Not Guilty of First Degree Murder

Description: My client, a 56 year old former police officer, had hired three prior attorneys. All had advised him to plead guilty to a 20 year sentence. He decided not to use their advise and he hired me. I tried his case and the jury acquitted James. The reason we won is that the major case squad failed to interview a witness who was mentioned on only a single page of over a few thousand pages of discovery. The other attorneys apparently decided to not talk with that witness who ended up winning the case for James.

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