Case Conclusion Date: February 17, 2012
Practice Area: Civil Rights
Outcome: The case settled for $1.7 million dollars.
Description: Trevon Cole was shot and killed by Detective Brian Yant of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on a search warrant for marijuana. The Metro squad had been working Langely productions to assist in their crime program and had targeted Trevon Cole for small marijuana buys. Det. Yant had filed false information about the background of Trevon Cole and had confused my client with another individual from Texas that had the same name, but was a different age and birthdate. Detective shot Trevon Cole while an assault rifle while Trevon Cole was unarmed and flushing marijuana down the toilet.