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Weapons Charges

Carrying Concealed Weapon reduced to Disorderly Conduct-Time Served Sentence (1 day), successfully negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement on a carrying concealed weapons case with a reduction to disorderly conduct and a time served sentence.

Case No. 21-CM-1427, Milwaukee County, Year: 2022


Case Dismissed, Client was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon; successfully negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement for client which client completed and the case was dismissed.

Case No. 20-CM-729, Milwaukee County, Year: 2021


Criminal Count reduced to Non-Criminal Ordinance Violation, client was charged with carrying a concealed weapon after a firearm was located while client went through security at the airport, successfully negotiated reduction to a non-criminal ordinance violation and a fine only disposition.

Case No. 21-CM-3156, Milwaukee County, Year: 2021


No Prosecution for Gun Possession, client was arrested after leaving his loaded firearm in a city building, successfully negotiated for the return of the firearm and no prosecution from the District Attorney’s Office.

Waukesha County referral on H.S., Year: 2021


Fine only Sentence, client was charged with carrying a concealed weapon, successfully negotiated a fine only sentence with the State and followed by the court.

Case No. 20-CM-1699, Waukesha County, Year: 2021


Time Served (1 day) and fine only, client charged with shooting gun outside their apartment while intoxicated, successfully argued to the court to imposed a 1 day time served sentence with a fine only.

Case No. 21-CM-1350, Milwaukee County, Year: 2021


Time Served (1 day) and court costs, client charged with possession of a firearm while intoxicated, successfully negotiated time served and court costs as the sentence.

Case No. 21-CM-264, Waukesha County, Year: 2021


Six months straight probation ordered, Client charged in firearm discharge case; successfully negotiated a misdemeanor resolution with six months of probation being ordered.

Case No. 20-CM-2017, Milwaukee County, Year: 2021


Case Dismissed, Client was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon; successfully negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement for client which client completed and the case was dismissed.

Case No. 20-CM-729, Milwaukee County, Year: 2021


Case Dismissed, Client was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon; successfully negotiated a deferred prosecution agreement for client which client completed and the case was dismissed.

Case No. 19-CM-3723, Milwaukee County, Year: 2020


Case Dismissed, client was charged with carrying a concealed weapon; after filing extensive discovery motions and request for sanctions/dismissal, the court granted the defense motion to dismiss due to the state’s failure to comply with the discovery statutes.

Case No. 18-CM-2588, Milwaukee County, Year: 2019


Case dismissed. Client was charged with First Degree Recklessly Endangering Safety and Felon in Possession of a Firearm in an extremely serious shooting incident. Through negotiation and defense investigation, the District Attorney’s Office agreed to dismiss the case.

Case No. 17-CF-1004, Milwaukee County, Year: 2017


Two counts of felon in possession of a firearm dismissed on the day of trial. After numerous motions and on the day of trial, the court granted the defense motion to dismiss the case.

Case No. 14-CF-3279, Milwaukee County, Year: 2016


Not guilty verdict — Client was charged with felony possession of short barrel shotgun. Advocated for the client and obtained a not guilty verdict on the weapon charge.

Case No. 11-CF-5365, Milwaukee County, Year: 2013


Not guilty verdict — Defeated charges of felon in possession of a firearm to protect client’s rights.

Case No. 11-CF-5606, Milwaukee County, Year: 2012


Suppression motion granted in part — Client charged with possession of firearm and during litigation the charges were dismissed.

Case No. 13-CM-454, Waukesha County, Year: 2013


*It is important to note that all cases are different and the above are examples of outcomes achieved.