Case Results

Murders/Manslaughter

  • Two Counts of First Degree Murder found not guilty after jury trial Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Murder dismissed by court after Plea in Abatement Dawson County
  • One Count of First Degree Murder dismissed by state after client determined not competent to stand trial Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Murder dismissed at trial by court, found guilty of a lesser charge Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Murder tried to jury determined to be Aiding and Abetting Manslaughter by jury Dawson County
  • One Count of First Degree Murder reduced to Second Degree Murder after Motion to Suppress was sustained Lincoln County
  • 1 Count Manslaughter and 1 Count of Use of Deadly Weapon to Commit a Felony reduced to Attempted 2nd degree Assault Lincoln County

Sexual Offenses

  • First Degree Sexual Assault found not guilty by jury Sheridan County
  • First Degree Sexual Assault found not guilty by jury Lincoln County
  • Six Counts of First Degree Sexual Assault found not guilty after trial to bench Keith County
  • First Degree Sexual Assault found not guilty by jury Lincoln County
  • First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to a misdemeanor with probation and no jail Lincoln County
  • Two Counts of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanors Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor with a fine Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor with probation Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault arrested but able to prevent charges from ever being filed Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault arrested but able to prevent charges from ever being filed Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor with 15 days in jail. Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault arrested by able to prevent charges from ever being filed Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor with probation and treatment Lincoln County
  • Multiple Counts of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to 2 misdemeanors with probation Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault charges dismissed by state Dawson County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault charges after arrest no charges filed by the state Lincoln County
  • Possession of Child Pornography reduced to misdemeanor Procuring with 10 days in jail Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor third degree assault and misdemeanor false imprisonment with probation and 30 days jail Sherman County
  • One of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor contributing to delinquency of a minor with a fine Lincoln County
  • One Count of First Degree Sexual Assault on a Protected Person reduced to misdemeanor contributing to delinquency of a minor with probation no jail Lincoln County
  • One County of First Degree Sexual Assault of a Child reduced to misdemeanor Third Degree Sexual Assault with probation
  • Three Counts of Felony Sexual Assault transferred to juvenile court Frontier County
  • First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor Third Degree Sexual Assault 180 days in jail Red Willow County
  • First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor Contributing to Delinquency of Minor fined Lincoln County
  • Multiple Counts of First Degree Sexual Assault reduced to misdemeanor Third Degree Assault with credit for time served
  • 1st Degree Sexual Assault verdict of not guilty by bench trial in Logan County

Motor Vehicle Homicide/Serious Bodily Injury/Felony Driving Under Suspension/Felony DWI

  • Felony Motor Vehicle Homicide reduced to Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide Frontier County
  • Felony Motor Vehicle Homicide reduced to Misdemeanor Lincoln County
  • 2 Counts of Felony Motor Vehicle Homicide resulted in a probationary sentence Lincoln County
  • Felony DWI 4th and Felony DUS dismissed after Motion to Suppress sustained Lincoln County
  • One Count of Misdemeanor Motor Vehicle Homicide arrested but no charges ever filed Dawson County
  • Two Counts of Manslaughter and Boating while under the Influence reduced to Boating while under the Influence with probation and 10 days in jail Keith County
  • Felony DUS trial to the bench found not guilty Custer County
  • Felony DWI 4th reduced to misdemeanor DWI 3rd with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony DWI 3rd offense reduced to misdemeanor DWI 2nd with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony DWI 3rd and Felony DUS 2nd offense reduced to misdemeanors Lincoln County
  • Felony DWI 4th reduced Misdemeanor DWI 3rd with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Leaving the Scene of Personal Injury Accident reduced to Misdemeanor Leaving the Scene with probation and a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Leaving the Scene of Personal Injury Accident reduced to Misdemeanor Leaving the Scene with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony DWI with Serious Bodily Injury reduced to misdemeanor DWI and misdemeanor Third Degree Assault with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Leaving the Scene of Personal Injury Accident reduced to Misdemeanor Leaving the Scene and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle fined on both counts Lincoln County
  • Felony Flight to Avoid Arrest and Domestic Assault reduced to Misdemeanor Flight and Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault with probation Lincoln County

Drug Charges

  • Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana dismissed after Motion to Suppress sustained Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine dismissed after Motion to Suppress Sustained Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Felony No Drug Tax Stamp dismissed after Motion to Suppress sustained Keith County
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent Distribute reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine with a fine after Motion to Suppress sustained Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Cocaine with a fine through the mail Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of LSD reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of LSD with a probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Mushrooms reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Cocaine with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Cocaine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Cocaine with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Mushrooms reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Mushrooms with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and Felony No Drug Tax Stamp reduced to Obstructing a Police Officer with credit for time spent in treatment Lincoln County
  • Felony Distribution of Cocaine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession with Probation and 90 days County Jail Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute reduced to Misdemeanor Attempted Possession with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Possession of Controlled Substance - Methamphetamine - Felony dismissed for payment of fine to misdemeanor

Burglary, Felony Thefts, Forgery and Bad Checks

  • Five Counts Felony Theft and One Count Felony Burglary dismissed after Plea in Abatement sustained, re-filed Felony Burglary and two Felony Thefts counts all dismissed after Plea in Abatement sustained, re-filed as Felony Theft never filed in District Court, another filing with a Felony Theft re-filed and dismissed after Motion for Speedy Preliminary Hearing sustained by the District Court. All charges ultimately dismissed Chase County
  • Felony Burglary reduced to Misdemeanor Theft with probation and no jail Lincoln County
  • Felony Theft ($30,000.00) reduced to Misdemeanor Theft with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Welfare Fraud arrest but no charges ever filed Lincoln County
  • Felony Bad Check reduced to Misdemeanor with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Theft by Deception reduced to Misdemeanor Theft with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Burglary reduced to Misdemeanor Trespass with probation no jail Lincoln County
  • Felony Burglary reduced to Misdemeanor Trespass with probation Logan County
  • Felony Burglary transferred to Juvenile Court
  • Felony Theft amended to Misdemeanor Criminal Mischief with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Bad Check reduced to Misdemeanor Bad Check with a fine Frontier County
  • Felony Burglary and Felony Theft reduced to Two Misdemeanor Thefts and fines Phelps County
  • Felony Burglary transferred to Juvenile Court Lincoln County
  • Felony Forgery and Counterfeiting (18 Counts) reduced to Two Misdemeanor Forgeries with probation no jail Lincoln County
  • Felony Theft dismissed at Preliminary Hearing for failure to establish probable cause Lincoln County
  • Felony Theft dismissed at Preliminary Hearing for failure to establish probable cause Frontier County
  • Felony Theft reduced to Misdemeanor Theft with probation
  • Felony Theft reduced to Misdemeanor Theft with fine
  • Two Counts of Felony Theft reduced to One count of Misdemeanor Criminal Mischief with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Theft reduced to Misdemeanor Theft and fine Lincoln County

Felony Assaults, Felony Domestic Assaults, Terroristic Threats and Use of Firearms

  • Felon in Possession of a Firearm tried to bench found not guilty Dawson County
  • Aiding and Abetting Felony Assault transferred to Juvenile Court Dawson County
  • Felony Assault on an Officer, Resisting Arrest, Obstructing an Officer reduced to Misdemeanor Obstructing an Officer after Plea in Abatement sustained sentenced to probation and a fine
  • Felony 2nd Degree Assault, Felony Child Abuse dismissal of Felony 2nd Degree Assault at the Preliminary Hearing, Felony Child Abuse dismissed after Plea in Abatement sustained Amended to Misdemeanor Criminal Mischief with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Strangulation, Felony Assault and Protection Order originally filed with all charges being dismissed Lincoln County
  • Felony Terroristic Threats reduced to Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault Menacing with a fine Keith County
  • Felony Domestic Assault reduced to Misdemeanor Domestic Assault with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Child Abuse charges dismissed Lincoln County
  • Felony First Degree Assault and Use of Firearm to Commit a Felony reduced to Misdemeanor Fight by Mutual Consent with a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony Terroristic Threats and Theft reduced to Disturbing the Peace and a fine Lincoln County
  • Felony First Degree Assault, Use of Weapon to Commit a Felony and Domestic Assault reduced to Reckless Driving and fine Chase County
  • Felony Terroristic Threats and Use of Weapon to Commit a Felony reduced to Misdemeanor Third Degree Assault with probation Lincoln County
  • Felony Strangulation and Domestic Assault all charges dismissed Lincoln County
  • Felony Kidnaping and Use of a Firearm charges reduced after Plea in Abatement sustained with Misdemeanor Assault and a fine Dawson County
  • Acquitted of all felonies by jury trial in Hall County
  • Felony charges of 'Terroristic Threats, Assault with Deadly Weapon, Use of Firearm in commission of Felony' - all charges dismissed
  • Felony charges of 'Terroristic Threats, Use of Firearm in commission of Felony - all felonies dismissed, case resolved for single misdemeanor and probation

Family Law

  • Obtained custody for a father in Paternity case after two day trial Lincoln County
  • Obtained numerous orders for temporary custody in Lincoln County

Probate

  • Successful Appeal to Nebraska Court of Appeals, establishment of "American 'Per Stirpes' in State of Nebraska

Personal Injury

  • Client injured when a heavy pipe fell on him crushing his hand and leg. Settlement $650,000
  • Client injured on his motorcycle when an inattentive driver pulled out in front of him. Policy limits($250,000) were paid along with under insured coverage ($25,000)
  • Client rear ended suffering back and neck injuries. Policy limits were paid ($100,000) along with a substantial portion of the under insured coverage ($80,000)
  • Client severely injured when driver of other vehicle fell asleep crossed the center line and struck his vehicle head on. Settlement $650,000

Social Security

  • Won numerous cases where full benefits were awarded

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