Client’s Conviction Successfully Challenged Resulting in a 10-year Reduction of Sentence!

United States District Court, Northern District of California

Recently, a client’s conviction was successfully challenged resulting in a 10-year reduction in his sentence out of the United States District Court, Northern District of California by firm owner and senior attorney David J. Cohen with the assistance of senior attorney Jason T. Campbell. Capitalizing on recent Supreme Court decisions invalidating part of a federal statute prohibiting the use of a firearm in relation to a crime of violence (18 U.S.C. §924(c)), firm owner David J. Cohen, Esq. successfully challenged a defendant’s conviction resulting in a 10-year reduction in his client’s sentence. In the Federal District Court for the Northern District of California, Judge Charles R. Breyer granted the defense motion, made pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2255, and, over vigorous opposition from the United States Attorney, vacated the mandatory consecutive 10-year sentence, resulting in an anticipated 2023 release date (approximately one year away!).

When dealing with federal cases involving post-conviction, it is essential to retain an experienced post-conviction attorney who will thoroughly review the record and take the time to explore any and all options for post-conviction relief.  Firm owner David J. Cohen, Esq. has decades of experience handling appeals, writs, and habeas corpus petitions and collaborates with Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC’s senior attorney Jason T.Campbell, who is a post-conviction attorney who over the past decade has obtained new trials, had convictions reversed, and sentences reduced on direct appeal and collateral review.   The team of experienced post-conviction attorneys at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC, are unrelenting in their efforts to identify and challenge any issues necessary to challenge your sentence or conviction such as our client here whose conviction was successfully challenged resulting in a 10-year reduction in his sentence.

If you or someone you know is seeking post-conviction relief, the experienced post-conviction attorneys at Bay Area Criminal Lawyers, PC offers free initial consultations as well as reasonable fees and financing options to help you get the best defense possible. Our attorneys are available to discuss your specific situation 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We also have three Bay Area office locations located in San Francisco, Dublin, and Redwood City, California to meet your needs.

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