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Cassandra Stamm’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • United States v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of all charges
    Description:
    Environmental Scientist charged by the United States government with committing violent crimes (kidnaping and conspiracy to kidnap) in aid of a racketeering influenced and corrupt organization. All charges dismissed after extensive pretrial litigation and negotiations focusing on whether the organization (a local motorcycle club) was a racketeering organization and whether the charged scientist intended to kidnap anyone in furtherance thereof.
  • State v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdicts and Self-Defense Reimbursement
    Description:
    Young man charged by the state with Assault in the Second Degree and Felony Harassment of his ex-partner. After trial, jury found young man not guilty of all charges and found he had acted in self-defense entitling him to reimbursement for attorneys fees, costs, and lost wages.
  • State v. Juvenile John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty verdict
    Description:
    Young man who had just received his driver's license was involved in a terrible accident in which another young man was killed. The State charged that the accused was racing his friend at the time of the accident which proximately caused the other young man's death. The defense successfully argued to the court at trial that there was no racing on the part of the accused, and his driving was not the proximate cause of the other young man's death. The judge found the young man not guilty.
  • State v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdicts on eight counts
    Description:
    State charged local engineer with five counts of Assault in the Second Degree and three counts of Rape in the Second Degree. The alleged victim was the engineer's wife of several decades. The defense presented evidence demonstrating that the wife had fabricated the allegations and was possibly suffering from Munchausen's Syndrome. After a weeks long trial and less than an hour of deliberations, the jury found the scientist defendant not guilty on all counts.
  • State v. John Doe Capital Defendants

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    death sentences reduced to life imprisonment
    Description:
    In three separate cases, I have worked collaboratively with several other attorneys to overturn death sentences previously imposed, three times resulting in reduced sentences of life imprisonment.
  • State v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict
    Description:
    Young man charged with raping a young woman at his apartment after both had been drinking with friends. The defense was that the young woman had consented then regretted her decision and claimed rape. The jury found the young man not guilty.
  • United States v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Racketeering charges dismissed
    Description:
    Member of motorcycle club charged by the federal authorities with membership in a racketeer influenced and corrupt organization (RICO) as well as conspiracy. After a months long trial, the jury convicted all the member's codefendants but did not find the member guilty of any offense. Eventually, the Government reduced the charge and the court imposed a sentence of probation.
  • State v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed
    Description:
    State charged young man with Robbery in the Second Degree. The defense was mistaken identity. Following extensive investigation and negotiations, the State dismissed the charge with prejudice.
  • State v. John Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissals and Not Guilty Verdicts
    Description:
    State charged college student with several offenses including violations of a no contact order, witness tampering, assault with a deadly weapon, and felony harassment. Prior to trial, the defense successfully argued that the weapon was discovered in an illegal search and should therefore be suppressed and also that the evidence underlying the no contact violations could not be authenticated and therefore was inadmissible. The Court agreed and these counts were dismissed prior to trial. After two weeks of trial, a jury found the student not guilty of the assault with a deadly weapon count and not guilty of felony harassment.
  • State v. Jane Doe Defendant

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissed with prejudice
    Description:
    State charged local woman with witness tampering as well as unlawful imprisonment of her elderly aunt. After extensive investigation and negotiations, the state agreed to dismiss all charges with prejudice.