Local Success: August, 2021

Below are trial court victories of our subscribers as reported on SADO’s Forum—an online community for criminal defense attorneys. Subscribers are encouraged to submit their stories of success on SADO’s Forum and/or directly to Associate Editor Neil Leithauser at nleithauserattorney@comcast.net. SADO’s CDRC Subscription information is available by contacting Heather Waara at hwaara@sado.org.

Tracie Dinehart won not guilty verdicts for her client on three felonious assault charges July 2, 2021.

Jennifer J. France successfully argued to have her client removed from a tether.

Jonathan B D Simon won a not guilty verdict in a felonious assault case following a bench trial in the 3rd Judicial (Wayne County) Circuit Court

. Gary D. Strauss, at a resentencing on a second-degree murder conviction, obtained a minimum sentence 75 months lower than the original sentence in the 7th Judicial (Genesee County) Circuit Court July 22, 2021.

Shannon M. Smith won not guilty verdicts on three counts of second-degree criminal sexual conduct July 29, 2021, in the 54th Judicial (Tuscola County) Circuit Court.

by Neil Leithauser
Associate Editor