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Marijuana DUI case dismissed, client pleads to negligent driving

In October 2014, attorney David Moyse successfully persuaded a prosecutor to dismiss charges of driving while under the influence of marijuana, having his client plea instead to negligent driving. This offense carried only one point and no jail, instead of a possible one year in jail. Moyse highlighted inconsistencies in the officers reports and notes to convince the arresting officer and prosecutor to give his client such a generous deal.




DUI defense Attorney Obtains Acquittal in DWI Case Despite Client’s .18 BAC

In October, 2014, Attorney Rand Lucey convinced a Montgomery County judge to rule that police had illegally stopped his client, resulting in an acquittal on all charges. Despite the fact that his client had skidded and come within a foot of striking a police cruiser, Mr. Lucey convinced the judge that officers had no legal right to stop his client’s vehicle and investigate a DWI. With the ruling, the prosecutor was unable to introduce evidence that Defendant’s blood alcohol level was more than twice the legal limit.




Prince George’s County Jury Acquits Jezic’s Client.

After a four-day jury trial and seven hours of deliberations, a Prince George’s County jury acquitted Mr. Jezic’s client of all counts regarding a series of sex offenses. Mr. Jezic’s four-hour cross examination of the victim proved to be vital.

Attorney Raquel Smith handled many of the defense witnesses during the aggressive defense presentation. In all, the defense called over 12 witnesses, attesting to the defendant’s stellar character. Despite some very damaging evidence against Mr. Jezic’s 46 year-old client, the jury found him not guilty on all counts.




JKM client acquitted of Felony Theft.

Criminal attorney Rand Lucey obtained an acquittal for his client accused of stealing World War II antiques worth thousands of dollars from an antique dealer’s home.  The Prince George’s County District Court judge delivered a Not Guilty verdict on the sole count of Felony Theft, despite the antique dealer’s testimony that he personally witnessed the client take his property.




JKM client acquitted on charge of impersonating a police officer.

Criminal Attorney Rand Lucey convinced a Prince George’s County District Court Judge to acquit his client of impersonating a police officer at the conclusion of the State’s case and before any defense was presented. The client had previously been convicted of the same charge while represented by another attorney.




Lightning-quick acquittal for a man accused of sexual assault in Prince George’s County.

Monday April 1, 2013

On April 1, 2013, Maryland criminal attorney David Moyse obtained a lightning-quick acquittal from a jury in Prince Georges County – in a mere 15 minutes of deliberation – on charges of …On April 1, 2013, criminal attorney David Moyse obtained a complete acquittal for a man accused of sexual assault in Prince George’s County.

The client had spent ninety days in jail and faced deportation if convicted of the allegations. Following a persuasive closing argument, the Prince George’s County jury took only 20 MINUTES OF DELIBERATION TO COME BACK WITH NOT GUILTY VERDICTS ON ALL COUNTS.




45 lbs of marijuana receives misdemeanor deal with no additional time in jail.

April 2013,

Criminal Attorney Jonathan R. Oates successfully fought and won deal in Prince George’s County Circuit Court for client accused of possessing and distributing over 45 lbs of marijuana.  Despite being charged with two felonies, and having a previous felony conviction for distributing CDS, attorney Jonathan Oates’ advocacy on behalf of his client prevented him from receiving another felony conviction, and secured him against any jail time in the future.




Bond reduced from $400,000 to $17,500 in Prince George’s County Court.

Thursday April 25, 2013

Mr. Jezic convinced a District Court judge in Prince George’s County to reduce his client’s bond from 400,000 to 17,500, despite the very serious charges of sexual child abuse.  Several family members testified at tbe bond hearing, including the client’s ex-wife.  The client was freed six hours later and is preparing a vigorous defense in front of a Prince George’s County jury with Mr. Jezic




Murder case before Annapolis appellate court.

Criminal attorney Andrew Jezic argued an appeal in the Court Of Special Appeals in Annapolis, pro bono, for a client convicted of felony murder in Prince Georges County.

Jezic and co-counsel, Thomas Donnelly, submitted a 43-page Brief, along with a 15-page Reply Brief to the Annapolis appellate court, arguing over a dozen separate grounds  for reversal of the conviction.

A decision is expected by the end of the year.




No jail, despite 45 pounds of Marijuana.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Prince George’s County Criminal attorney Andrew Jezic convinced a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge to give his client no jail, after the client was found guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana – a misdemeanor – involving a package containing 45 pounds of marijuana.

He was given three years of probation and ordered to do a substantial amount of community service.  The no-jail sentence was handed down, despite a prior arrest of the defendant for the same charge.




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