U.S. v J.R.

Potential Sentence: 37-46 Months 
Actual Sentence: Probation + Home Confinement

The defendant was a decorated combat veteran who became a military contractor in Afghanistan. He was charged with taking bribes. The truth of this story is that a man must be judged by his entire life’s work, not just his lowest moment. Here, the client’s life has been, from the earliest age, devoted to SERVICE…

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U.S. v R.H.

Potential Sentence: 121-151 months 
Actual Sentence: 24 Months

This is the story of a 79-year-old man with no prior record, charged federally with Traveling with Intent to Commit Sexual Abuse of Minors. He was caught up in a sting operation for a fake “sex tourism” trip.

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U.S. v K.R.

Potential Sentence: 30-37 Months 
Actual Sentence: 10 Months

The defendant and her then husband were charged with multiple counts of fraud involving a real estate scheme. Here, the recommended guideline sentence was 30-37 months. Both the government and probation were recommending a 25 month prison sentence…

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U.S. v D.W.

Potential Sentence: 46-57 Months 
Actual Sentence: Probation

Client with prior felonies was charged with possession of a weapon. The movie focused on the incredible progress he has made since the commission of the offense…

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U.S. v A.L.

Potential Sentence: 168-210 Months 
Actual Sentence: 110 Months

The defendant was a doctor who pled guilty to distributing and possessing with intent to distribute fentanyl. The government painted the defendant as a “doctor drug dealer” but the truth was something far different….

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U.S. v. T.T.

Potential Sentence: 30 Years Actual Sentence: 10 Years The defendant was charged with the production of child pornography. The video told his life story which included a history of being the victim of sexual abuse, and other mitigating factors. Ten years was the minimum the judge could impose under the law. However, the judge stated…

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The Monday Morning Quarterback: Five Key Questions To Ask After You …

It’s the big day – sentencing.  Your shoes are shined, your suit is pressed, your arguments are ready.  You step up and deliver the sentencing pitch of a lifetime.   Cue the violins for your great, sad, sympathetic presentation: “He has children at home that need him.”  “He has a great job he will lose…

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