Case Results

Over the past few years, Jay has litigated approximately 60 jury trials, hundreds of preliminary examinations, seemingly thousands of motions to suppress evidence or dismiss charges, and obtained some astounding results for his clients including this small sampling:

  • Over 100 pounds of marijuana, 10 pounds of hash and a hash lab suppressed.
  • 33½ pounds of marijuana suppressed
  • 7 pounds of marijuana case dismissed, marijuana returned
  • Computer hacking case “LulzSec&rdquo” reduced from 15 years to 1 year www.sacurrent.com/sanantonio/the-600000-joyride-local-hacker-and-former-lulzsec-member…
  • Illegal marijuana dispensary case, house arrest
  • Marijuana DUI dismissed
  • Celebrity photo hacking case – short prison sentence
  • Life sex case reduced to 16 years
  • Life sex case reduced to 8 years
  • Life sex case dismissed
  • Medical marijuana trial in San Luis Obispo Not Guilty http://www.newtimesslo.com/news/6630/the-age-of-reason/
  • Medical marijuana trial Pomona Not Guilty
  • Life residential robbery, kidnap with a gun reduced to 12 years
  • Mexican mafia case. Client initially facing over 1300 years to life, DA agreed to 27 years after 9 days of trial. www.vcstar.com/news/local/county/officials-say-arrests-of-mexican-mafia-are-effective…
  • 1600 marijuana plant grow; diversion
  • Computer hacking charges dismissed
  • Possession of 100 OxyContin, diversion.
  • Hash lab blows roof off of house, probation http://patch.com/california/moorpark/explosions-rocks-moorpark-neighborhood
  • In Habeas Corpus proceeding, had sentenced prisoner’s prison time reduced by 74 years. www.vcstar.com/news/andrew-luster-gets-shorter-sentence-chance-at-parole-in-rape-case…
  • $270,000.00 fraud case, no jail imposed.
  • Reserve officer guilty of vehicular manslaughter where another police officer was the victim, no prison time. www.vcstar.com/news/santa-paula-officers-unhappy-with-former-reserves-sentence-for-fatal-crash…
  • Three medical marijuana delivery driver’s cases dismissed at preliminary hearing
  • Grow of 800 marijuana plants, $300 fine.
  • A dismissal of a 2-count attempted murder gang case where the client was facing 48 years to life in prison.
  • A dismissal of a rape/torture/kidnapping case where the client was facing over seventy years to life in prison.
  • A determinate sentence was recently obtained without the need for trial on a first degree murder charge where the prosecution was seeking 50 years to life in prison.
  • A plea to a single count of assault with a deadly weapon, with a grant of probation, reduced from multiple counts of attempted murder.
  • A hung jury and subsequent complete dismissal on a case involving residential robbery, residential burglary, assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats.
  • A not guilty jury verdict on a case where his client was accused of throwing a hammer through the window of another car while driving down the freeway.
  • Numerous not guilty verdicts on cases involving the possession, sales or use of drugs.
  • Numerous not guilty verdicts or hung juries on cases involving driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Numerous not guilty verdicts on cases involving domestic violence and resisting arrest.

This article was last updated on Friday, July 26, 2019.