Our Victories

  • Kentucky Court of Appeals
    Brooks v. Commonwealth, 488 S.W.3d 18 (Ky. Ct. App. 2016), as modified (Apr. 15, 2016). Appellant’s conviction was vacated. The officer lacked a reasonable suspicion to support a car stop, and the emergency aid exception did not apply. The trial ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Rucker v. Commonwealth , 521 S.W.3d 562, 570 (Ky. 2017). Appellant’s second degree Manslaughter conviction and twenty year sentence was reversed after the Kentucky Supreme Court held that the Commonwealth inappropriately showed sexual messages to the ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    A client charged with DUI 4 th offense was allowed to serve his sentence on home incarceration if the trial court approved. The Kentucky Supreme Court held, “…that the General Assembly's specific statement “[a]ny misdemeanant or a felon who has not ...
  • Dismissed
    Case Dismissed on Day of Trial
    The prosecutor decided to dismiss the case against our client instead of going forward with trial. With witnesses waiting to testify for the defense, a complete victory was earned for this client.
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Maloney v. Commonwealth , 489 S.W.3d 235, 239 (Ky. 2016). A client’s conviction and five year prison sentence was vacated when the Kentucky Supreme Court recognized that a person that was drunk could not be arrested for alcohol intoxication if he was ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Cunningham v. Commonwealth , 501 S.W.3d 414, 420 (Ky. 2016). Appellant’s conviction and twenty year prison sentence was reversed and the Kentucky Supreme Court ordered that he have a new trial after the Commonwealth unfairly used the Appellant’s ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    McDaniel v. Com. , 415 S.W.3d 643, 661 (Ky. 2013). Appellant’s conviction for Assault in the First Degree stemming from a gunshot that struck someone’s hand was a violation of Due Process. The Kentucky Supreme Court held, “…that testimony does not ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Sheets v. Commonwealth , 495 S.W.3d 654, 673 (Ky. 2016). Appellant’s sodomy conviction was reversed after the Kentucky Supreme Court held that the trial court violated his right to a unanimous jury verdict. The Kentucky Supreme Court held, “We ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Murphy v. Commonwealth , 509 S.W.3d 34, 56 (Ky. 2017). Appellant’s received a thirty year prison sentence from the trial court. Convictions carrying a twenty year sentence were reversed. “We reverse the convictions for first-degree sodomy and ...
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
    Hacker v. Commonwealth , No. 2018-SC-000152-MR, 2019 WL 2462298 (Ky. June 13, 2019). Appellant’s convictions for First Degree Rape and First Degree Sodomy were reversed. “Here, the Commonwealth concedes that these instructions allow for a ...
  • Not Guilty
    DUI 2nd Offense
    A client was charged with a DUI 2nd Offense with an aggravator. Went to trial and successfully used a "choice of evils" defense under KRS 503.030. After the close of evidence, the client was found not guilty.
  • Not Guilty
    DUI - Alcohol Found In Vehicle
    While parked on the side of the road, a client was charged with a DUI. There was alcohol found in the vehicle. After a trial, the client was found not guilty after a successful defense of lack of operation of the vehicle.