Witnesses claimed our client participated in a brutal assault. He was charged with assault in the first degree and faced up to 25 years in prison if convicted. Before trial, these witnesses identified our client in a photo lineup. At trial, we were able to persuade the jury that their testimony was unreliable and the jury returned a verdict of not guilty. Coverage by Syracuse.com is here.
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David is a former military prosecutor and defense lawyer with over a decade of experience fighting for service members and their families. He served nine years and two combat tours as an active duty US Army officer, then joined the Reserves and settled down in Syracuse to be near family. Now representing people across Central New York charged with serious felonies, misdemeanors, DWIs, and traffic offenses, he puts the same level of commitment into his civilian law practice. If you have any questions regarding this article, you can contact David here.