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Justin McShane’s Legal Cases

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  • DUI Refusal Not Guilty

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Dec 16, 2010
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    MJ was charged with a DUI refusal. Had she been convicted of the refusal, she would have to serve a 12 month license suspension and mandatory jail time. ( Please see http://www.paduiblog.com/2009/06/articles/dui-laws/the-legal-consequences-of-a-dui-in-pa/ ). Attorney McShane fought the case and won a "Not Guilty" verdict at a Bench trial in Dauphin County.
  • Seven Counts inc Four DUI Counts

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Oct 20, 2010
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty on DUI charges
    Description:
    Mr. H was charged with four DUI counts and other charges. Attorney McShane fought the case for over a year all the way to a jury trial. In the end Mr. H was acquitted of all of the DUI counts and found guilty of two minor offenses.
  • Six Counts Including DUI Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jan 29, 2010
    Outcome:
    All counts dismissed
    Description:
    Client GW was facing six counts including: DUI: GEN IMP/INC OF DRIVING SAFELY DUI: HIGHEST RTE OF ALC (BAC .16+) RESIST ARREST/OTHER LAW ENFORCE (2nd Degree Misdemeanor) FAILURE TO STOP AT RED SIGNAL DISREGARD TRAFFIC LANE (SINGLE) DUTIES AT STOP SIGN Attorney Justin McShane successfully demonstrated the weaknesses in the prosecution's case at the Preliminary Hearing resulting in the Magisterial District Judge dismissing all of the charges.
  • Harassment: Client Not Guilty

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    LS was charged with harassment and hired Attorney McShane to represent her. He successfully secured a "Not Guilty" verdict.
  • DUI driving with lights off

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Outcome:
    Dismissed at the Preliminary hearing
    Description:
    RG was arrested after police observed him driving at night with his headlights off. After investigating the stop, the police charged him with a DUI. Attorney McShane successfully represented him at the Preliminary hearing and was able to get the case dismissed.
  • DUI Case from 1990- Charges Withdrawn

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Dec 11, 2009
    Outcome:
    Nolle Prossed
    Description:
    JG was charged with a DUI in June 1990. A warrant was issued for his arrest when he failed to appear in court and he was apprehended in 2009. Attorney Justin McShane's persistence and experience where instrumental in challenging the evidence and forcing the prosecution to withdraw their case.
  • Criminal Homicide and Criminal Conspiracy dropped by the DA

    Practice Area:
    Violent crime
    Date:
    Jun 09, 2009
    Outcome:
    Prosecutor dropped charges
    Description:
    Mr. B was arrested in connection with a shooting death in 2008. Attorney Justin McShane secured a voluntary dropping of the case entirely by the DA. This is especially rare in a Criminal Homicide case.
  • Property Theft, Charges Withdrawn

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    May 08, 2009
    Outcome:
    Charges Withdrawn
    Description:
    Ms. M was charged with a single charge of property theft. Attorney McShane challenged the case which resulted in the case being withdrawn.
  • High Rate of Alcohol DUI (BAC over .10) and Disregard for Traffic Lane Charges Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Mar 19, 2009
    Outcome:
    Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing
    Description:
    The Commonwealth accused Ms. C of DUI at a high rate of alcohol (BAC over .10) and disregard for traffic lanes. Attorney McShane's superior knowledge of DUI and the complex legal issues were the key to this case. Attorney McShane challenged the prosecution's evidence and proved they did not have enough evidence to convict his client. The Lower Court dismissed the charges against Ms. C.
  • Commonwealth v. Paul Kaylor

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Feb 10, 2009
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Bench Trial in 2009 (Dauphin County)
    Description:
    Bench trial in 2009 before the Honorable Scott A. Evans of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas. Charges were DUI-General Impairment, DUI-High Rate. It was a first offense. Mr. Kaylor was a CDL license holder. After a two day trial using both Anthony Palacios and Dr. Alfred Staubus as defense experts, the Defendant was acquitted of those charges.