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John M. Kaman
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John Kaman’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • Tecnical Equities Securities Litigation

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jun 12, 1998
    Outcome:
    Settled on appeal
    Description:
    Various actions, some 500 in number, against the officers and directors of a public corporation for fraud. I represented the second in command in state, federal and related criminal litigation. The chief single action was a 3 month jury trial before Judge Conrad Rushing, now on the Court of Appeal (6th District) which resulted in $750 million plaintiff verdict. My client appealed and the action against him was dismissed. Eventually all criminal charges were dismissed as well.
  • People v Watson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 25, 2008
    Outcome:
    Hung jury; mistrial
    Description:
    Indecent exposure (PC 314)
  • People v Wong

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not guilty on chief counts
    Description:
    Accused of assault with intent to do great bodily injury, the jury returned a not guilty verdict on the principal charge.
  • People v Lynch

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Acquitted on all counts
    Description:
    Charged with elder abuse resulting in death, Paul's story was more convincing to the jury than the DA's.
  • People v Schultz

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    NG 1st Degree Murder; G Vol Mans
    Description:
    1st degree murder charge with special circumstances (death penalty eligible); after 6 week trial jury convicted on a lesser charge: voluntary manslaughter.
  • People v T.G.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 27, 2011
    Outcome:
    ADA Nancy Tung Dismisses Bungled Case
    Description:
    DA forced to dismiss all charges after jury was empanelled. Client was charged with assault, false imprisonment, dissuading a witness and injuring a cell phone.
  • People v Adams

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 24, 2013
    Outcome:
    NG
    Description:
    Third strike robbery; case dismissed after prosecution closed its case.
  • People v Topete

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Hung jury
    Description:
    Assault and battery with gun use allegation.
  • People v Walker

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 14, 2013
    Outcome:
    NG on 7 out of 8 counts
    Description:
    Charges of armed robbery and kidnapping.