Case Conclusion Date:April 25, 2011
Practice Area:Federal Crime
Outcome:Split verdict - not guilty on one count; guilty on the other.
Description:I sat as co-counsel defending a man accused of shining a spotlight at a U.S. Border Patrol helicopter. He was indicted in U.S. Federal Court for interfering with the helicopter and incapacitating the pilot. After a heavily contested trial, the jury found our client not guilty of the more serious of the two charges.