The pandemic has forced many court appearances to be remote, but it did not stop David J. Cohen, Esq. and Alex P. Guilmartin, Esq. from completing, during the height of the pandemic, one of the longest, most expensive, most complex and most serious murder trials in the history of Contra Costa County.
Attorney Alexander P. Guilmartin obtained a favorable result in a felony fraud case out of San Mateo County resulting in misdemeanor charges with court probation and 4 days of SWAP where the client originally faced felony charges and a potential prison sentence of five years.
After four days of closing arguments in a more than year long special circumstances murder trial, firm owner David J. Cohen and associate Alexander P. Guilmartin await as the jury deliberates over the verdict.
Firm owner David J. Cohen received a favorable result out of Alameda County resulting in a 10 1/2 month sentence for 4 felony cases, including a 1st degree murder charge which carried a potential sentence of 25 years to life imprisonment.
Senior associate Cherie R. Wallace obtained a suspended sentence where client served less than a year in county jail in Contra Costa County in a matter consisting of multiple felony counts of conspiracy to commit murder and criminal threats.