These are just a summary of typical court trial successes:

2017


State vs. M.L.

Client had 4 criminal complaints – possession of heroin, cocaine, drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of a stun gun and 4 motor vehicle tickets.

 

Client plead to failure to make a lawful disposition of drugs and a 2 point ticket. All other charges dismissed, 1 year probation, partial waiver of mandatory fines, no drivers license suspension.
Clifton Municipal Court

State vs. A.P-T

Client was accused of 5 counts including conspiracy – second degree, maintaining or operating a controlled dangerous substance production facility – first degree, Possession of Controlled Dangerous Substance with intent to Distribute – first degree, Possession of a Control Dangerous Substance – Third Degree, Possession with Intent to Distribute Drug Paraphernalia – Fourth Degree, Money Laundering – Third Degree,

Case dismissed with prejudice.
Passaic County Superior Court

USA vs. M.V.

Client was involved in a 25 kilo cocaine conspiracy and arrested with $500,000 cash and captured on wire tap. He had 7 prior criminal convictions and was facing 20 year mandatory minimum sentence and life in prison if convicted at trial. US Probation and the government requested a 140 month sentence. At sentencing the Court was persuaded to grant client a variance based upon the argument that client had a severe drug addiction which was used by the Government’s cooperating witness to entice client into participating in a large drug deal. The Court ended up imposing a 96 month sentence, a huge reduction of prison time.

Southern District of New York


2016

State vs. Rorys V.

Client charged with $8,000.00 theft.  Case was dismissed.


2015

USA vs. Santagelo

Doctor Sentenced to 63 Months in Prison for Accepting $1.8 Million in Bribes for Test Referrals

Practice Area:  Medicare Healthcare Fraud

Date:  July 08, 2015


2014

State vs. Wisnewski

DWI trial – client charged with DWI. Client was given improper prescribed dosage of Ambien. Client consented to blood test. Municipal court denies defendant’s motion to suppress illegal warrantless taking of blood. Case appealed to Superior Court – DWI is Dismissed

Practice Area:DUI & DWI

Date:  Nov 05, 2014

Union County Superior Court


2013

USA vs. Chung

Bank Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft, Wire Fraud, – 9 week federal trial – Hung Jury – client Not Convicted, client alleged to have confessed to FBI Agent – 1,000s of pages of documents, 9 co-defendants testified against client at trial. Government sought 5 years federal prison. Client ultimately agreed to a sentence of house arrest. On house arrest client was allowed to leave home to work, attend church, seek medical attention.

Practice Area:Federal Crime

Date:Jul 18, 2013

District of New Jersey


2011

USA vs. Gumbs

Complex Federal RICO case – represented leader of one of the largest gangs in New Jersey – 100s of hours of wire tap conversations –The racketeering conspiracy count to which Gumbs pleaded guilty carries a maximum potential penalty of 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.  Reduced a 20 year sentence by a full 6 years.


2003

USA vs. Hassan Fahim

Eastern District of NY – Money Laundering charges – Client accused of laundering $600,000 in cash while attempting to board a plane bound for Egypt. Government plea offer called for over 1 year federal prison, a loss at trial would have resulted in a 5 year prison sentence. Jury found client NOT GUILTY of all counts.

Practice Area:Federal Crime

Date:Jul 23, 2003

US District Court, Brooklyn


USA vs Brugat

Federal Court – Tampa, FL – 2500 kilo cocaine case – client facing life in prison – negotiated very favorable plea of 10 years


USA vs Nowak

Complex Mortgage Fraud – 50,000 pages of documents –


1995

State vs. Jesus Suarez

Death Penalty Double Homocide Trial – full acquittal – 22 counts Not Guilty – one of the few attorneys in the state on NJ (perhaps the country) to get a complete Not Guilty verdict on a Death Penalty case.  Thomas Ambrosio fights hard and does not back down.

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Date:Jun 30, 1995

Essex County Superior Court, Newark NJ