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Case Highlights

Joseph A Levin

Murder/Assault
Robbery/Theft
Sexual Assault
Drugs/ Guns
DWI/DUI
Disorderly/Underage

Murder/ Assault*

State v. A.T. - Vehicular Homicide - "Not Guilty" Verdict. In State v. A.T., A.T. was charged with vehicular homicide, arising out of a collision between A.T.'s car and a juvenile bicyclist, after which the bicyclist passed away. Mr. Levin successfully asserted that, despite A.T.'s blood alcohol content of .16 (two times the legal limit), A.T. was not the legal cause of the tragic accident. At the conclusion of the two-week jury trial, A.T. was found "not guilty" of vehicular homicide. Ms. Rosenblum-Pisetzner provided invaluable assistance during the trial.

State v. M.J.G. - Murder - Motion to Dismiss Granted. M.J.G. was charged with first-degree murder and weapons offenses in the New Year's Day stabbing death of the decedent in Atlantic City. Mr. Levin successfully litigated a motion to dismiss the indictment; the Court ruled that the State had misled the grand jury and had failed to present exculpatory evidence. After re-presentment, Mr. Levin prevailed in other motions, ultimately resulting in the dismissal of the murder charge and in the resolution of the matter with a plea to manslaughter in exchange for a five-year prison sentence.

Commonwealth v. T.J. - Attempted Murder - "Not Guilty" Verdict. T.J. was charged with attempted murder and weapons offenses. The victim had been stabbed in the heart in broad daylight in front of a Philadelphia post office. Mr. Levin argued that T.J. was misidentified and was not the perpetrator. The jury found T.J. "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. E.S. - Aggravated Assault - "Not Guilty" Verdict. E.S., a juvenile, was charged with aggravated assault and conspiracy arising out of a fight in which the victim suffered broken bones. During trial, Mr. Levin's cross-examination revealed E.S.'s connection to the codefendants was tenuous. E.S. was found "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. G.R. - Aggravated Assault on Police by Professional Boxer - PTI Granted/ Case to be Dismissed upon Completion. After winning his boxing match at Bally's Hotel/ Casino, professional boxer G.R. was charged with striking an Atlantic City Police Officer on the casino floor. After undertaking extensive investigation, which included tracking down a multitude of witnesses and securing the raw video footage, Mr. Levin successfully negotiated a resolution in which G.R. was admitted into the Atlantic County Pretrial Intervention Program. If G.R. completes the program, the charges against him will be dismissed. Thereafter, Mr. Levin will be able to have the charges expunged (i.e., removed) from his record.

State v. R.B. - Murder - Motion to Suppress Confession Granted - Murder Charge Dismissed. R.B. was charged with murder and weapons offenses in the shooting death of his daughter's boyfriend. Mr. Levin successfully litigated a number of motions, including a motion to suppress R.B.'s confession; the Court barred the State from utilizing the confession. Prior to trial, the State offered R.B. a series of reduced plea bargains, starting with twenty years and ending with seven years. R.B. eventually accepted a plea to manslaughter for a seven-year sentence.

State v. J.C.L.M. - Murder - Murder Charge Dismissed. J.C.L.M. was charged with murder arising out of the stabbing death of the victim in Ventnor, New Jersey. Due to aggressive pre-trial investigation, Mr. Levin was able to negotiate a pre-indictment plea bargain in which J.C.L.M. pleaded guilty to manslaughter. Ultimately, J.C.L.M. received an eight-year sentence.

State v. T.G. - Murder - Murder Charge Dismissed. T.G. was charged with beating the victim, who was visiting the Atlantic City casinos, to death with a bat. After litigating numerous motions, Mr. Levin successfully negotiated a plea to manslaughter. At sentencing, T.G. received a nine-year sentence.

State v. D.P. - Aggravated Assault and Endangering the Welfare of a Child - Motion to Dismiss Granted. D.P. was charged with conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child. D.P.'s child had suffered serious brain trauma requiring brain surgery. Mr. Levin successfully argued a motion to dismiss the indictment. The Court ruled that there was insufficient evidence presented to the grand jury to indict D.P. D.P. was never re-indicted or re-charged with any offenses relating to her child's serious brain injury. The case remains dismissed.

United States v. A.K. - False Information in Murder Case - Federal Diversion Granted/ Case Dismissed. A.K. was charged via federal indictment in the Eastern District of Wisconsin with making materially false statements to the federal government in a case in which her paramour was charged with murder, kidnapping, conspiracy and related offenses. A.K.'s paramour had kidnapped the victim in New Jersey and then transported the victim to Wisconsin, where the paramour killed the victim. Mr. Levin successfully litigated a motion to sever and to transfer A.K.'s case back to the District of New Jersey. Thereafter, Mr. Levin successfully negotiated a cooperation agreement. At the conclusion of the case, A.K. was granted federal diversion, after which A.K.'s case was dismissed.

L.W. v. J.W. - Domestic Violence - Application for Final Restraining Order Denied. L.W. alleged that J.W., a State Police Officer, physically assaulted her, verbally threatened her and intentionally pointed a firearm at her. After a full hearing, Mr. Levin successfully argued that the request for a Final Restraining Order be denied. The Court denied the request of a Restraining Order and dismissed the matter.

S.K. v. C.R. - Domestic Violence - Application for Final Restraining Order Denied. S.K., a lawyer, sought a Final Restraining Order against C.R., her client. After a full hearing, Mr. Levin successfully persuaded the Court to deny the application for a Final Restraining Order and dismiss the matter. S.K. appealed. Mr. Levin filed briefs and appeared for oral argument, after which the Appellate Division affirmed the denial of the Restraining Order and the dismissal of the matter.

S.L. v. D.C. - Domestic Violence - Final Restraining Order Denied. S.L. claimed that D.C., a United State Marine, had physically and verbally abused her. At the hearing, Mr. Levin successfully demonstrated by utilizing videotape, telephone calls, and text messages that D.C. was innocent of the charges. As a result, the Court denied the request for a Final Restraining Order and dismissed the matter.

T.M. v. F.D. - Domestic Violence - Final Restraining Order Granted. After a lengthy history of abuse, T.M. filed for a Final Restraining Order against F.D. After a hearing, Mr. Levin secured a Final Restraining Order for T.M., thereby protecting her from further abuse.

Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Robbery/ Theft*

Commonwealth v. K.S. - Attempted Murder, Carjacking, Robbery - "Not Guilty" Verdict. K.S. was charged with attempted murder, carjacking, robbery, possession of a firearm and related offenses in a shooting at the University of Pennsylvania. Although the student-victim identified K.S. as the perpetrator and the police maintained that the jacket worn in the incident was recovered from K.S.'s apartment, Mr. Levin successfully employed a misidentification defense and, with the help of his investigator, located two, neutral, independent eyewitnesses, both of whom testified that K.S. was not the perpetrator. At the conclusion of trial, the jury found K.S. "not guilty" of all charges.

Commonwealth v. E.C. - Gunpoint Robbery - "Not Guilty" Verdict. E.C. was charged with gunpoint robbery and related offenses. Although identified by the victim, Mr. Levin successfully utilized a misidentification defense with respect to E.C. and the handgun in E.C.'s possession. Since the victim identified the handgun as a black, 9-millimeter, semi-automatic glock, and since E.C. was arrested with a silver revolver, Mr. Levin argued that E.C. was not the perpetrator. The jury found E.C. "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. H.R. - Strong-arm Robbery - "Not Guilty" Verdict. H.R. was charged with strong-arm robbery and related offenses. Ms. Rosenblum Pisetzner successfully litigated numerous pre-trial motions, including a motion to suppress the money recovered from H.R. and a motion to suppress the statements made by H.R. As a result, the State was barred from using the alleged-proceeds of the robbery (i.e., the money) and also was barred from using H.R.'s statement at trial. At the conclusion of the trial, the jury found H.R. "not guilty" of robbery, conspiracy and aggravated assault.

State v. D.M.- Burglary and Theft- "Not Guilty" Verdict. D.M., a juvenile, was originally accused of breaking and entering into the Steel Pier and taking two go-carts. Due to the intensive investigation conducted by Ms. Rosenblum Pisetzner, the State agreed to dismiss the burglary offense and only proceeded to trial on the theft charge. At trial, Ms. Rosenblum-Pisetzner successfully argued the State failed to produce any evidence that D.M. knew that the go-cart in question was stolen. The judge granted Ms. Rosenblum Pisetzner's motion for judgment of acquittal; D.M. was found "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. M.G. - Robbery - "Hung Jury." M.G. retained Mr. Levin on the eve of trial to defend him against allegations that he had beaten the victim and taken her bag as she walked off of the Wildwood Boardwalk. At trial, the State admitted M.G.'s confession. Mr. Levin argued that M.G. had no intent to commit a robbery. At the end of the trial, the jury was unable to reach a verdict and a mistrial was declared.

State v. J.D.M. - Theft by Casino Executive of Intellectual Property Valued by Casino at over $100,000,000.00 - Dismissed. J.D.M. was accused of conspiring to take a customer list, which casino experts valued as worth more than $100,000,000.00. After the filing of numerous pretrial motions, Mr. Levin was able to secure J.D.M.'s admittance into the Atlantic County Pretrial Intervention Program. After J.D.M.'s successful completion, the charges were dismissed. Thereafter, the charges were expunged (i.e., removed) from J.D.M.'s record.

State v. S.P. - Theft from the Casinos - Reduced Plea Bargain. The State described the case as an "Ocean Eleven-style caper" and accused S.P. and the codefendants of attempting to cheat the casinos out of large amounts of money by rigging the casinos with electronic surveillance equipment. Through aggressive representation, Mr. Levin was able to secure a downgrade for S.P.; S.P. received a suspended sentence and served no jail time.

State v. A.S. - Piracy by Atlantic City Government Supervisor - Dismissed. A.S., an employee of the City of Atlantic City, was charged with violating the New Jersey Anti-Piracy Act by selling pirating recordings of movies and music. Mr. Levin successfully argued a motion to dismiss the indictment. The Court ruled that the State had failed to produce sufficient evidence to sustain the charges. The case was dismissed, after which A.S. returned to his government position.

State v. S.L. - Shoplifting - "Not Guilty" Verdict. S.L. was charged with shoplifting from Sears Department Store. Mr. Levin successfully argued that S.L. had no intent to deprive the store of any items. Rather, S.L. had been shopping, had become distracted by her children, and had not realized that certain items had slid from her cart into her children's bag. S.L. was found "not guilty" of all charges.

Shoplifting v. M.S. - Shoplifting - "Not Guilty" Verdict. M.S. was charged with shoplifting from his employer. At trial, Mr. Levin successfully argued that the employer had retaliated against M.S. for his reporting misconduct and that M.S. had no intent to take any items from the employer's store. M.S. was found "not guilty" of all charges.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Sexual Assault*

State v. J.S. - Aggravated Sexual Assault - "Not Guilty" Verdict. J.S. was charged in an eighteen-count indictment with multiple counts of aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, and related offenses predicated on sexual abuse allegations by his stepdaughter. At trial, Mr. Levin successfully utilized a fabrication defense. The jury found J.S. "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. M.T. - Sexual Assault - "Not Guilty" Verdict. M.T. was charged with sexual assault and related offenses arising out of alleged-sexual contact with his daughter while he was bathing her. Mr. Levin successfully argued that M.T.'s actions were not sexual in nature and were misinterpreted. At the conclusion of trial, M.T. was found "not guilty" of all sexual offenses, resulting in M.T.'s immediate release from custody.

State v. A.G. - Aggravated Sexual Assault by Police Officer - Conviction Reversed by the New Jersey Supreme Court and Certiorari Denied by United States Supreme Court. A.G., a Bridgeton Police Officer, while represented by another attorney, had been unjustly convicted of aggravated sexual assault and had been sentenced to eleven years in prison. Based upon the hard work of Mr. Jacobs and Mr. Levin through the appellate process, during which Mr. Levin wrote all of the legal briefs, the New Jersey Supreme Court reversed the unjust conviction and remanded the matter for a new trial. The New Jersey Supreme Court decision is published at 177 N.J. 147 (2003). Thereafter, Mr. Levin successfully procured a dismissal of all of the sex offenses; A.G. pleaded guilty to a minor charge of having consensual sexual relations while on duty. Mr. Levin then successfully petitioned the New Jersey Pension Board and the Board reinstated the officer's pension.

Investigation of E.R. - Investigation into Sexual Assault by City Councilman - Innocence Proven/ No Charges Filed. Atlantic City Councilman E.R. was approached by an unknown individual, who demanded that E.R. resign from City Council. If E.R. refused, then the individual threatened to release surreptitiously recorded videotape of a sexual nature. When E.R. did refuse, E.R. publicly was accused of having unlawful sexual relations with a minor, as reported in national and local media outlets. After being hired, Mr. Levin held press conferences to refute the baseless charges brought by E.R.'s political rivals. Thereafter, Mr. Levin and E.R. cooperated with agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office during their investigation. In the end, E.R. was completely vindicated and members of the opposing political faction were charged, convicted and sentenced to prison for their participation in the scheme to blackmail E.R.

State v. R.C. - Double Aggravated Sexual Assault - "Hung Jury." When represented by another attorney, R.C. had been convicted of aggravated sexual assault and related offenses for allegedly sexually abusing his two stepdaughters, after which he was sentenced to thirty-four years in State Prison. The Appellate Division reversed the conviction and ordered a new trial. Mr. Levin was hired for the retrial. At trial, Mr. Levin successfully employed a fabrication defense and challenged the credibility of the State's witnesses. Despite the testimony, and despite the confession of R.C., the jury was unable to reach a verdict and a mistrial was declared.

State v. M.W. - Sexual Assault - "Hung Jury." M.W., a captain in the United States Army, was accused of sexual assault arising out of his alleged-consensual sexual relations with a minor. Despite M.W.'s confession, Mr. Levin successfully utilized a fabrication defense. At the conclusion of trial, the jury was unable to reach a verdict and a mistrial was declared.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Drugs and Guns*

State v. A.M. - Drug Distribution - "Not Guilty" Verdict. A.M. was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of cocaine. Mr. Levin successfully argued that A.M. had no intent to distribute the cocaine. As a result, the jury found A.M. "not guilty" of the distribution charge. Thereafter, A.M. appealed his conviction on the possession charge, and the Appellate Division reversed the conviction and remanded the case for a new trial on that charge. Mr. Levin then successfully procured a dismissal of the possession of cocaine charge.

State v. K.G. - Drug Distribution - Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. K.G. was charged with possession with intent to distribute more than ten ounces of cocaine and related offenses. Mr. Levin filed a motion to suppress, successfully asserting that the police officers searched K.G.'s car without a search warrant in violation of his federal and state constitutional rights. The Court granted the motion to suppress. As a result, the case was dismissed in its entirety.

State v. R.S. - Drug Distribution - Motion to Dismiss Granted (Twice). R.S. was charged with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. Due to the lack of a connection between R.S. and the cocaine, Mr. Levin successfully procured the dismissal of all charges. Subsequently, the State re-indicted R.S., and the case was placed on the trial list. Before trial, the case again was dismissed for lack of evidence. The case remains dismissed.

State v. P.C. - Gun and Drug Distribution - Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. P.C. was charged with possession of a handgun by a convicted felon, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute in a public zone and numerous related weapons and drug offenses. Mr. Levin filed a motion to suppress, successfully contending that the police officers stopped P.C. without reasonable and articulable suspicion and thereafter searched his hotel room without probable cause, without a warrant and without an exception to the warrant requirement in violation of his federal and state constitutional rights. The Court granted the motion and suppressed the evidence. The case was dismissed.

State v. A.J. - Unlawful Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon - Gun Charges Dismissed. A.J. was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun by a convicted felon. Mr. Levin and Ms. Rosenblum Pisetzner prepared, filed and litigated a motion to dismiss the indictment, successfully arguing that the evidence was insufficient to demonstrate that A.J. constructively possessed the handgun. The gun charges were dismissed, after which the State chose not to represent the charges to the grand jury.

State v. B.M.- Unlawful Possession of Handgun- Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. B.M., a juvenile, was charged with possession of a handgun. Ms. Rosenblum Pisetzner filed a motion to suppress statements, asserting that police officers interrogated B.M. without providing proper Miranda warnings and further arguing that the recovery of the gun was a result of the illegal interrogation. The Court granted the motion to suppress. As a result, the case was dismissed in its entirety.

State v. S.P. - Unlawful Possession of Handgun - PTI Granted/ Case Dismissed. S.P. was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun, which carries a mandatory sentence of five years incarceration in the New Jersey State Prison with a three-year period of parole ineligibility. S.P. had driven to New Jersey to gamble, parked his car, and left his gun therein. Mr. Levin successfully filed an application with the Atlantic County Prosecutor to waive the mandatory state prison sentence and to procure S.P.'s admittance in the Atlantic County Pretrial Intervention Program. The prosecutor granted the application, waived the mandatory prison sentence and consented to S.P.'s admission to the Pretrial Intervention Program. Upon successful completion of the program, S.P.'s case will be dismissed. He then will be able to have the case expunged (i.e., removed) from his record.

State v. A.B. - Unlawful Possession of Handgun - PTI Granted/ Case Dismissed. A.B. was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun when he brought a loaded handgun to the casinos. Although the charge usually carries a mandatory state prison sentence of five years with a three-year period of parole ineligibility, Mr. Levin successfully filed an application with the Atlantic County Prosecutor, who waived the prison sentence. Mr. Levin then procured A.B.'s admittance in the Atlantic County Pretrial Intervention Program, after which the case was dismissed and then expunged (i.e., removed) from A.B.'s record.

State v. C.M. - Unlawful Possession of Handgun - Case Dismissed. C.M. was charged with unlawful possession of a handgun arising out of the police officers' recovery of a handgun in a car. Mr. Levin successfully obtained a dismissal after demonstrating that the handgun belonged to another person.

State v. J.B. - Drug Possession - Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. J.B. was charged with possession of under fifty grams of marijuana, arising out of traffic stop in which marijuana was recovered by police officers in the center console of a car. Mr. Levin initially argued a motion to suppress in the Margate Municipal Court, which the Court denied. Mr. Levin successfully appealed to the Superior Court of New Jersey - Law Division, Criminal Part (Atlantic County), where the Court reversed and granted the motion to suppress. As a result, the case was dismissed.

State v. G.K. - Drug Possession - Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. G.K. was charged with possession of under fifty grams of marijuana based upon the police officers' recovery of marijuana in G.K.'s car during a traffic stop. Mr. Levin successfully filed, argued and won a motion to suppress. The crux of the motion was that the police violated G.K. by searching his car without a warrant and without an exception to the warrant requirement. The case then was dismissed.

State v. J.W. - Gun Forfeiture - State's Application to Forfeit Client's Guns Denied. The State moved to forfeit J.W.'s guns based upon allegations that J.W., a State Police officer, pointed his handgun at L.W. and threatened to physically harm her. Mr. Levin successfully contested the State's application, argued that L.W. was not credible, and procured the return of J.W.'s handguns.

State v. R.B. - Gun Forfeiture - Motion to Return Client's Guns Granted. R.B., a former member of the United States Marines and United States Army, who had honorably served our country in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, was stripped of his right to bear arms. Mr. Levin successfully moved to have R.B.'s right to bear arms reinstated, resulting in the return of R.B.'s guns.

State v. N.E. - Appeal of Denial of Right to Possess Firearm - Appeal Granted/ Client Right to Bear Arms Restored. N.E. applied for a firearms identification card in order to possess firearms in Ocean City, New Jersey. The Chief of Police denied the application and determined that N.E. should not be permitted to own weapons. Mr. Levin successfully appealed the denial to the Superior Court, which granted N.E. his firearms identification card and reinstated N.E.'s right to bear arms.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Driving While Intoxicated*

State v. E.D. - Driving While Under the Influence - "Not Guilty" Verdict. E.D. was charged with driving under the influence of ambien, a prescription sleep medication. In order to properly defend E.D., Mr. Levin engaged a forensic scientist, who formerly worked as the Chief Forensic Scientist for the State of New Jersey, Department of Law and Public Safety. At trial, the forensic scientist provided expert testimony that, at the time of driving, E.D. was not under the influence of the medication. At the conclusion of trial, Mr. Levin successfully argued that E.D. was not under the influence. The Court found E.D. "not guilty" of the driving under the influence charge.

State v. S.S. - Driving While Intoxicated and Refusal to Submit to Breath Testing - Motion to Dismiss Granted. S.S. was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to breath testing arising out of an accident, after which the police officers suspected that S.S. was intoxicated. In order to defend S.S., Mr. Levin obtained expert reports from a board certified pulmonologist and board certified internist. The experts opined that S.S. was suffering from a medical condition and, as a result, was unable to generate the forceful expiratory flow necessary to complete the breath alcohol analysis. Mr. Levin successfully presented the reports, as well as other evidence, to the prosecutor and Court. The Court dismissed the driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to breath testing charges.

State v. L.L. - Driving While Intoxicated - "Not Guilty" Verdict. L.L. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully asserted that L.L. was not under the influence of alcohol while driving. As a result, L.L. was found "not guilty" of the driving while intoxicated charge.

State v. J.D. - Driving While Intoxicated - "Not Guilty" Verdict. J.D. was charged with his third driving while intoxicated offense, which required a mandatory sentence of six months in jail upon conviction. Mr. Levin successfully argued that, although J.D. refused to submit to breath, urine or blood testing, J.D. was not impaired on the date-in-question. J.D. was found "not guilty" of the driving while intoxicated charge.

State v. J.D. - Driving While Intoxicated - Directed Verdict of "Not Guilty." J.D. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully procured a dismissal of the driving while intoxicated charge, as the court granted a directed verdict of "not guilty."

State v. M.G. - Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed. M.G. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin engaged a forensic scientist to analyze the breath-testing machine. The forensic scientist provided an expert opinion and report that opined that the machine was not operating properly. Based upon the report, Mr. Levin successfully obtained a dismissal of the driving while intoxicated charge.

State v. K.G. - Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed. K.G. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully maintained that the State's evidence was insufficient to convict K.G. The State agreed and the matter was dismissed.

State v. G.W. - Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed. G.W. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully challenged the evidence from both the breath-testing machine and the police observations. The State conceded and dismissed the driving while intoxicated charge.

State v. A.P. - Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed. A.P. was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit to breath testing. Mr. Levin successfully challenged the testing procedures, demonstrating that A.P. had provided a sufficient breath sample and that A.P. was not intoxicated. The State agreed and the case was dismissed.

State v. R.B. - Driving While Intoxicated - Case Dismissed. R.B., a senior citizen, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully challenged the State's intoxication evidence, arguing that the police officers had mistaken R.B.'s health issues as intoxication. Ultimately, the driving while intoxicated charge was dismissed.

State v. C.M. - Driving While Intoxicated - Motion to Suppress Granted/ Case Dismissed. C.M. was charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Levin successfully litigated a motion to suppress, contending that the police officers unlawfully stopped C.M. while he was driving in violation of his rights under the federal and state constitutions. The Court granted the motion and dismissed the case.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.

Petty/ Harassment/ Underage Gambling*

State v. R.R. - Promoting Prostitution - "Not Guilty." R.R., a casino employee, was charged with promoting prostitution in the casinos. Mr. Levin successfully tried the case, at the conclusion of which R.R. was found "not guilty" of all charges. Thereafter, with the assistance of Mr. Levin, R.R. was able to return to his previous job at the casino.

State v. O.P. - Assault and Harassment - "Not Guilty." O.P., a police officer, was charged with assault and harassment when he physically removed a disorderly person from the Atlantic City Public Library. At trial, Mr. Levin successfully showed that O.P. utilized minimal, reasonable force under the circumstances. O.P. was found "not guilty" of all charges.

State v. L.L. - Alleged-Harassment by Mayor - Case Dismissed. The Mayor was charged with harassment and related offenses by his political rivals. Mr. Levin prepared the matter for trial. On the trial date, Mr. Levin successfully procured a dismissal.

State v. F.G. - Alleged-Assault and Harassment by Councilman - Case Dismissed. A City Councilman was charged with assault and harassment. Mr. Levin prepared to try the matter. On the trial date, Mr. Levin successfully secured the dismissal of all charges.

State v. E.B. - Disorderly Conduct at Casino - Case Dismissed. E.B. was charged with being drunk and disorderly at the casino. On the trial date, Mr. Levin successfully negotiated an agreement with the casino's lawyer and the case was dismissed.

State v. M.F. - Disorderly Conduct at Casino - Case Dismissed. M.F. was charged with disorderly conduct arising out of a bar room altercation at the casino. On the trial date, Mr. Levin successfully obtained a dismissal of the charge.

State v. M.P. - Simple Assault, Harassment and Disorderly Conduct - Case Dismissed. M.P. was charged with assaulting a casino security officer and related offenses arising out of rowdy behavior after a rock concert at a casino. On the date of trial, Mr. Levin successfully procured a dismissal of all charges.

State v. M.S. - Underage Gambling - Motion to Dismiss as De Minimis Granted/ Case Dismissed. M.S. was charged with underage gambling in the Municipal Court. Mr. Levin engaged a medical expert, who authored an expert report regarding M.S.'s medical issues. In addition, Mr. Levin obtained copies of M.S.'s college records, philanthropic endeavors, and employment history. Mr. Levin then prepared and filed a motion to dismiss the case as de minimis in the Superior Court. Mr. Levin successfully argued the motion, resulting in the dismissal of the charge. Thereafter, Mr. Levin had the case expunged (i.e., removed) from M.S.'s record.

State v. S.S. - Underage Gambling - Motion to Dismiss as De Minimis Granted/ Case Dismissed. S.S. was charged with underage gambling in the Municipal Court. Mr. Levin and Ms. Rosenblum-Pisetzner procured S.S.'s military records, demonstrating that he was honorably serving our country as a nuclear engineer in the Navy. Mr. Levin and Ms. Rosenblum-Pisetzner then prepared and filed a motion to dismiss the case as de minimis in the Superior Court. Mr. Levin successfully argued the motion, resulting in the complete dismissal of the charge.

* Results may vary depending on your particular facts and circumstances.