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State v. Leigh Cobb

Charge: Misuse of 911; Willful Wanton Reckless Driving; and Driving Without a Valid Driver’s License

Disposition: Diversion Program

Description: On 9/21/2021, our client was able to enter in the diversion program. Upon completion of the diversion program, her charges will be dismissed.

State v. Barry Little

Charge: Domestic Battery

Disposition: Charges Dropped

Description: On 9/21/2021, through a combination of a sworn affidavit signed by the victim and a discrediting of eye-witness statements, all charges against our client were dismissed prior to the filing of formal charges.

State v. Fidel Pascual

Charge: Disorderly Conduct

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 9/21/2021, following the filing of Defense’s C4 Motion to Dismiss, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges.

State v. Terrell Rodriguez

Charge: Carrying a Concealed Firearm

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 8/10/2021, upon Defense counsel providing mitigating evidence to the State Attorney’s Office, all charges against Mr. Rodriguez were dismissed.

State v. Steven Gonzalez

Charge: Refusal to Submit to Testing

Disposition: Not Guilty

Description: On 7/22/2021, a DUI Refusal charge was prosecuted by the Elected State Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit, Tom Bakkedahl. The Jury deliberated for 2 hours before declaring Mr. Gonzalez Not Guilty based on the officer lacked probable cause to arrest Mr. Gonzalez for DUI in the first place.

State v. Kyle Heistman

Charge: First Degree Petit Theft

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 7/13/2021, subsequent to Defense counsel providing mitigating evidence, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges against Mr. Heistman.

State v. Sara McGaha

Charge: Disorderly Conduct

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 6/25/2021, following the filing of Defense’s C4 Motion to Dismiss, the State Attorney’s Office dismissed all charges against Ms. McGaha.

State v. Christopher Fontana

Charges: Stalking and Assault

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 6/3/2021, following Defense counsel providing the State Attorney’s Office with mitigating evidence, all charges against Mr. Fontana were dismissed.

State v. Jason Dames

Charge: Second Degree Murder with a Firearm

Disposition: Charges Dismissed

Description: On 9/23/2020, subsequent to an evidentiary hearing, the trial court granted Defense’s Motion for Declaration of Immunity and Dismissal thereby relieving Mr. Dames of the charge of Second Degree Murder with a Firearm. The State Attorney’s Office later appealed the ruling and on 8/5/2021 an Order was entered by the 4th District Court of Appeals upholding the original ruling of dismissal.