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Hooman Kazemi

Hooman Kazemi’s Legal Cases

124 total


  • Resisting Arrest Case Acquitted by Jury

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Oct 08, 2015
    Outcome:
    Acquittal
    Description:
    Client was being escorted to a cell at the Men's Central Jail. He was accused of elbowing a deputy in the chest, then trying to punch him in the face when they tried to put him in the cell. After he was taken down to the ground, he was accused of kicking and fighting to prevent being handcuffed and was pepper sprayed at the end.
  • Human Trafficking/Slavery/Molestation Case Settled for Misdemeanors

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Apr 27, 2015
    Outcome:
    Felonies dismissed, time-served to misdemeanors
    Description:
    Client facing 19 years in state prison was charged with human trafficking, slavery, and child molestation in connection with an 11 year old girl who was smuggled here from a Central American country. Human trafficking and slavery charges dismissed at preliminary hearing and child molestation charge set for trial. On the day of trial, case resolved for a simple battery and misdemeanor false imprisonment for time-served.
  • Pandering Case Acquitted by Jury

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jun 12, 2013
    Outcome:
    Jury Acquittal
    Description:
    Undercover sting operation resulted in client being charged with PC266i(a)(2), Pandering. Client was facing mandatory state prison sentence of 6 years at 50%. Unanimous Not Guilty verdict from Jury.
  • Judgment of Acquittal in Residential Burglary

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Jun 03, 2013
    Outcome:
    Acquitted by Court
    Description:
    Charged with PC459 (First Degree Residential Burglary) with PC462 allegation (Person Present). Client facing mandatory state prison sentence up to 6 years to be served in the State Prison at 85% on this violent strike offense.
  • Juvenile Looking at 25 years Settled for 9-months Camp

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile law
    Date:
    Nov 03, 2011
    Outcome:
    D.A. Fitness Motion Withdrawn and 9-months Camp
    Description:
    Juvenile client charged with Robbery (PC211) with a gang allegation (PC186.22(b)(1)(c)) and firearm allegation (PC12022.53(b)). The DA's office had filed a fitness motion to get the court to send the case to adult court, where client was looking at a potential sentence of 25 years in state prison. Worked up the case and convinced the prosecutor to withdraw the fitness motion and agree to keep client's case in the juvenile court, where he was sentenced to 9-months boot camp and will be released before his 18th birthday.
  • Juvenile Looking at 29-Life Settled for 6-months Camp

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile law
    Date:
    Jun 22, 2011
    Outcome:
    6-months Camp for a Sealable Offense
    Description:
    Juvenile client charged with two separate incidents of criminal threats (PC422) and witness intimidation (PC136.1(a)(2) against a witness testifying against her boyfriend. All four counts had gang allegations (PC186.22) as well. The DA's office had filed a fitness motion to get the court to send the case to adult court, where client was looking at a potential sentence of 29 years-to-Life. Worked up the case and convinced the prosecutor to withdraw the fitness motion and agree to an admission of one count of PC422 with no gang allegations for 6 month boot camp and probation, a charge that will still allow the minor to seal their record then they turn 18 year old.
  • Hit and Run Case Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Mar 14, 2011
    Outcome:
    Case Dismissed by Judge Upon Payment of Restitution
    Description:
    Client, driver of commercial van, committed hit and run (VC20002(a)) against 2007 Mercedes. Complaining Witness took photos of client as he drove away from scene. Negotiated with complaining witness to accept deductible, rental expenses, and lost wages of one day, if she agreed to dismissal.
  • .28/.28 Second DUI Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Mar 03, 2011
    Outcome:
    DUI Charges Dismissed
    Description:
    Client charged with second DUI, blew .28/.28 on breath machine, was in possession of hard alcohol in the car, which had recently been in a traffic accident and had a flat tire. DUI charges dismissed on the day of jury trial and client accepted disposition for violation of VC23109(c) (Speed Exhibition) for probation, a small fine, and a 3-month alcohol program, avoiding mandatory jail time and an 18-month second offender DUI program
  • .14/.14 Breath DUI Case Dismissed

    Practice Area:
    DUI and DWI
    Date:
    Feb 28, 2011
    Outcome:
    Case dismissed for violation of statutory speedy trial rights
    Description:
    Client blew.14/.14 in breath machine following erratic driving and failed field sobriety tests. Client had no driver license.
  • Client Acquitted of Soliciting Undercover Officer for Prostitution

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2011
    Outcome:
    Acquitted by Jury of All Charges
    Description:
    Male client, 54 years old, accused of entering into an agreement with an undercover officer to engage in sex for $25 (violation of Penal Code 647(b)). Client was actually just trying to ask the officer on a date. Police version was rejected, and client was acquitted of all charges.