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Lori Doganiero Palmieri
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Lori Palmieri’s Legal Cases

58 total


  • Carrying concealed firearm reduced to carrying a concealed weapon

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jul 28, 2016
    Outcome:
    fellony firearm charge reduced to misdemeanor
    Description:
    Client was undergoing medical treatment which greatly exacerbated his intake of alcohol. He was alleged to have been disorderly and seen with a firearm in his waistband at a hotel pool. He avoided a felony and pleaded to a misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon for a withhold and court costs. There was no probation or other conditions necessary.
  • Money Launderer gets time served with Rule 35

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    May 10, 2016
    Outcome:
    10 months on 37 month sentence
    Description:
    Client was indicted in a 5 person, 44 Count Indictment for Conspiracy to commit Money Laundering of Health Care Fraud Proceeds. He was sentenced to 37 months and surrendered to begin his sentence. He testified for the government in two trials. Upon a Rule 35, he got time served of 10 months and released.
  • Counterfeiter gets 12 mos 1 day variance from longer prison term

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Apr 06, 2016
    Outcome:
    12-18 months less than guideline recommended sentence
    Description:
    My client and a co-defendant were indicted for possessing and creating counterfeit bills. His co-defendant got 25 months BOP while my client received 12 mos plus 1 day BOP with a designation to a camp facility.
  • No minimum mandatory 3 years for Felon in Possession Firearm Case

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jan 22, 2016
    Outcome:
    Probation instead of prison.
    Description:
    My client was a convicted felon who found a gun he forgot he had in his home. He pawned it thinking it was the way to get rid of the gun legally. He was charged with felon in possession and facing a minimum mandatory 3 years in Florida State Prison. I was able to convince the State Attorney's Office that given the circumstances, he did not need to be punished so excessively. They ultimately agreed to reduce it to a misdemeanor carrying a concealed weapon and placed him on probation.
  • Federal Cocaine Conspirator gets 3 years rather than 14

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Jan 08, 2016
    Outcome:
    3 years BOP, No minimum mandatory and possibility of a Rule 35
    Description:
    My client was a minor player in a large cocaine conspiracy involving his family members. He entered the conspiracy late, did not profit from its activities but found himself with an advisory guideline of 168 months at the low end with a 10 year minimum mandatory sentence. After continuing the matter so client could get cooperation credit (but never actually testified) we won all of our PSR objections and reduced the guideline to 46-57 months. With a variance due to the sentencing factors mitigating his sentence, he received 36 months BOP f/b 5 years supervised release.
  • International Trafficker saves 65 months on sentence

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Oct 21, 2015
    Outcome:
    70 months for trafficking 400 + kilos of cocaine
    Description:
    My client was indicted for possessing with the intent to distribute > 5 kg of cocaine (>400 kilos) on aboard a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the U.S. He was facing 20+ years, but was sentenced to 65 months BELOW the advisory guideline.
  • No Domestic Violence Charges filed against husband

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Sep 11, 2015
    Outcome:
    Serious felonies not filed against husband
    Description:
    My client's wife had him arrested nearly 4 months after he allegedly battered her. Her inconsistent statements, utter lack of proof and motivation to get an advantage in a divorce and child custody battle convinced the state that they could never prove such serious charges as Aggravated Assault with a DW and False Imprisonment beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • No Domestic Violence Charges filed against husband

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Sep 11, 2015
    Outcome:
    Serious felonies not filed against husband
    Description:
    My client's wife had him arrested nearly 4 months after he allegedly battered her. Her inconsistent statements, utter lack of proof and motivation to get an advantage in a divorce and child custody battle convinced the state that they could never prove such serious charges as Aggravated Assault with a DW and False Imprisonment beyond a reasonable doubt.
  • Marijuana case dismissed for Violating Fourth Amendment

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Aug 03, 2015
    Outcome:
    Marijuana case dismissed
    Description:
    My client's property was seized and a search warrant obtained by law enforcement. The probable cause for the warrant consisted of prying the drawers open to view contraband inside, which is unlawful. Once the state received my motion to suppress, a supervisor saw the error and dismissed the case without the need for a hearing.
  • Former soldier avoids prison on bribery charge

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Jun 30, 2015
    Outcome:
    No Prison on bribery case
    Description:
    I represented an army sergeant who paid a bribe to another military officer to get more work for her employer. She scored 12-18 months under the federal sentencing guidelines but was sentenced to 5 years probation, 8 mos home detention, 100 hours community service and a $5,000 fine.