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Kresta Daly’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Theft of Trade Secrets

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2009
    Outcome:
    No proseuction on ITAR allegations
    Description:
    • United State v. John Doe – International business can be perilous. I represented a businessman accused of theft of trade secrets and suspected of transporting banned materials to suspected terrorist nations. Ultimately the government agreed not to proceed on the serious terrorism charges. The case resolved favorably for the client.
  • Rape Charges Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    People v. James Smith – I represented a lawyer falsely accused of date rape. The charges were kept out of the media and damage to the lawyer’s reputation was minimal. Charges were dismissed.
  • Public Official Accused of Embezzlement

    Practice Area:
    White Collar Crime
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    No time misdemeanor
    Description:
    People v. John Smith – A senior government official was accused in a conspiracy to embezzle government funds. The government official faced over a dozen years in prison. After investigation and hard fought litigation the case settled for a misdemeanor.
  • In Re Vicky and Amy

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 18, 2013
    Outcome:
    Reversed
    Description:
    710 F.3d 985 The Ninth Circuit held the lower court erred by refusing to award restitution in light of the mandatory language contained in the law.
  • People v. John Doe II

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 15, 2009
    Outcome:
    Acquitted
    Description:
    Jury acquitted my client on all counts including accusations of child molest.
  • Federal Charges Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Date:
    Mar 12, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges Dismissed
    Description:
    My Client was accused of illegally taking money from the government over a period of many years. The accusations were made by a jealous ex-wife. An over-zealous, under-experienced member of law enforcement investigated and persuaded an AUSA that the case should be indicted. We worked to prove that the client was entitled to get the money he received. We also showed that the charges were nothing more than the claims of a vindictive ex-spouse. All charges were dismissed
  • Computer Fraud Charges - Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2014
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    My client was accused of violating Penal Code 502(b). At the end of the preliminary hearing we argued the case should be dismissed. The judge asked for briefing on the issue. After we filed our brief explaining why the law supported our position the judge agreed and dismissed all charges.
  • Child Sexual Abuse - Acquitted

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 10, 2012
    Outcome:
    Acquitted
    Description:
    My client was charged with molesting two girls. The molests allegedly occurred about three years apart. The DA hid evidence and lied. The police department helped hide the evidence. In the end our investigation found the exonerating evidence. The jury acquitted my client on all charges in under 5 hours.