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Lori Doganiero Palmieri
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Lori Palmieri’s Legal Cases

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  • Meth Client providing pseduoephedrine for cook gets 36 months, 34 months below GL

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Dec 17, 2013
    Outcome:
    Meth addict gets 34 months below AGL of 70-87 mos
    Description:
    Client was a meth addict who purchased pseudoephedrine for the cook he conspired with. Successfully argued the 18 USC 3553 facts to get a variance down to 36 months incarceration from an AGL of 70-87 months. There was no government motion despite client's attempts at cooperation.
  • Meth client gets 33 months below advisory guideline

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Feb 04, 2014
    Outcome:
    Almost 3 years less than the guideline
    Description:
    Client delivered 300 grams of meth to an undercover officer. He was found with over 200 more grams. His advisory GL was 70-87 months but with 4 levels of 5K1.1 substantial assistance credit and 2 level variance for the anticipated change in the drug quantity table under the guidelines, client was sentenced to 37 months with voluntary surrender to BOP.
  • Mortgage Broker gets probation in fraud case

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Apr 11, 2014
    Outcome:
    Federal probation instead of prison
    Description:
    My client was a mortgage broker about 8 years ago. She obtained loans for borrowers whose down payments were paid by the seller and unknown to the lender. We were able to reduce her loss amount and get a variance to probation with home detention instead of the advisory guideline of 30-37 months.
  • Cocaine conspirator gets 30 months prison

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    Mar 06, 2014
    Outcome:
    10 year mandatory minimum avoided
    Description:
    Client was involved in cocaine conspiracy facing a possible 10 year minimum mandatory prison term with an 851 enhancement. I was able to avoid the enhancement and have him plea to a lesser included offense and later obtain a variance to a lower prison term.
  • Former postal worker avoids prison

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    May 16, 2014
    Outcome:
    Probation with 6 mos home detention
    Description:
    A former postal worker and ex-military client avoided federal prison for delivering fraudulent tax refunds to a 3rd party in exchange for money.
  • Travel Ball Mom avoids federal prison in steroids case

    Practice Area:
    Federal crime
    Date:
    May 23, 2014
    Outcome:
    straight federal probation
    Description:
    A young mother of 3 avoids prison time in a federal steroids conspiracy case.
  • Time served for Dealing in Stolen Property

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    May 27, 2014
    Outcome:
    2 days time served and court costs on DSP case
    Description:
    Client was accused of helping a co-defendant pawn items recently stolen. State agrees to time served (2 days) and court costs. No probation.
  • Multiple felonies sealed for graduate student

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Apr 29, 2014
    Outcome:
    Sealed multiple felonies arising from same arrest and sentenced on same day
    Description:
    My client acquired a large number of felony cases in his early 20's. He was arrested and later sentenced on the same day about 10 years ago. I was able to successfully seal all of these felonies so that he could lawfully deny their existence. He is in graduate school in psychology working with children and convicted felons.
  • Battery at Hard Rock dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2014
    Outcome:
    battery case dropped and did not cause felony violation of probation
    Description:
    My client was on felony probation in another county with a 2 year suspended sentence. He was arrested at the Hard Rock Casino for simple battery. I was able to show the state they could not produce the victim and the case was dropped.
  • False Statement to Obtain ID card dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jun 04, 2014
    Outcome:
    Felony dismissed
    Description:
    My client had both a FL DL and an ID card in separate names, however, she did not obtain them with criminal intent. The state finally relented and dismissed the case when I provided documents that refuted the allegations in the police investigation about her background.