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Heather Rogers Straub
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Heather Straub’s Legal Cases

7 total

  • FIREARM RIGHTS/RECORD SEALING

    Practice Area:
    Civil Rights
    Date:
    Apr 01, 2013
    Outcome:
    DISMISSED/RECORDS SEALED/RIGHTS RESTORED
    Description:
    Client had an old juvenile history preventing him from purchasing a weapon, despite fact he had legally purchased before. Went to court and had case dismissed and the record sealed, and notified Washington State Patrol and FBI to remove references to the record. Client was thrilled to purchase a gun legally with no questions asked!
  • Nonprofit Board of Directors Corruption

    Practice Area:
    Litigation
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settled out of court - problematic board members resigned or were dismissed. New financial controls and protections in place.
    Description:
    Worked with nonprofit staff and major donors to expose and end a potentially serious situation of board members with conflicts of interest and fiscal mismanagement.
  • Commercial Litigation

    Practice Area:
    Commercial
    Date:
    Dec 01, 2012
    Outcome:
    Settlement - client got paid for their hard work
    Description:
    Represented plaintiff construction company in case against debtor homeowners association who refused to pay thousands for work they contracted to be done on an emergency basis, all because it was an oral contract.
  • Firearm Felony: from Possible Prison to Community Service

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Charge was dropped to a less serious offense and given community service - no jail or prison.
    Description:
    Client charged with Unlawful Possession of Firearm First Degree - a serious felony - carrying a mandatory minimum of 15 months in prison for a first time offender.
  • 8th DUI reduced to a reckless driving, no jail

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jan 08, 2014
    Outcome:
    House arrest, no jail
    Description:
    Spotted a legal insufficiency in the evidence and brought a motion that convinced government atty to all a reduction to a reckless driving despite client's significant DUI history.
  • Retained after involuntary sep board

    Practice Area:
    Military Law
    Date:
    Aug 11, 2014
    Outcome:
    Retained, military career saved
    Description:
    E8 faced Other Than Honorable discharge for numerous claims of misconduct, including fraternization
  • Warrant Officer Retained- Board of Inquiry

    Practice Area:
    Military Law
    Date:
    Feb 24, 2015
    Outcome:
    Retained in the US Army
    Description:
    CW2 was accused of sexual harassment. Government sought Other than Honorable discharge. Client was afforded opportunity to present case to a Board