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Daniel Martin Smith

Daniel Smith’s Legal Cases

5 total

  • People v. Jose Garcia

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 24, 2011
    Outcome:
    Determinate Sentence of 22 years
    Description:
    Murder Case - Client Facing Life in Prison with Gang Allegations and evidence that my client was only individual armed with a knife in North County Vista Court. Mr. Smith was not offered any negotiations. Mr. Smtih arranged for a meeting with the Deputy District Attorney in charge of Gang cases throughout the County and Successfully Negotiated for a determinate sentence so the client would have some future to have a life.
  • People v. Marquez

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Aug 08, 2008
    Outcome:
    Jury Trial - Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Felony Domestice Violence reduced and proceed to Jury Trial in Southbay District of San Diego Superior Court. Daniel Smith argued that victim was untruthful about events in part because bruises do not form in 20 minutes. Jury deliberated for less than one day.
  • People v. Bradley Austin Smith

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 19, 2011
    Outcome:
    Voluntary manslaughter w/knife 12 year determinite sentence
    Description:
    Cold Case of 6 years where Client charged with First Degree Murder of an individual found in a shallow grave by Julian, CA. Numerous witnesses all involved in use of methamphetamine, but telling consistent account of the alleged murder in defendant's father's home. Client facing life sentence if convicted. Dan Smith negotiated all the way to second in command of San Diego County District Attorney.
  • Underage DUI with high BAC

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Oct 18, 1911
    Outcome:
    Dry Reckless Driving VC 23103 - Avoided up to 6 months in jail and dismissal of Navy applicaion
    Description:
    Client originally charged with underage DUI with a BAC of .14. Under these conditions with strong evidence and multiple officers at the scene the case was very difficult. The client wanted to join the Navy which would have been impossible had he suffered a conviction for DUI. Got off with 60 days probation then the case is to be dismissed. We talked to the Navy recruiting officer and negotiated that it will not affect his status. Client may now fulfill his dream of joining the Navy
  • United States v. Solis-Bobadilla

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 22, 2013
    Outcome:
    Plea to Title 21 Section 834(b) Telephone Count with a 48 month maximum
    Description:
    Client charged with transportation of 15 kilos of cocaine into United States for distribution and was facing a ten year minimum mandatory sentence with a maximum of life imprisonment.