After a first trial in State Court ended
in a hung jury (apparently deadlocked at 9-3 for
conviction), Steve and Khary successfully defended a
client against first degree felony charges and won an
acquittal in the retrial. The second jury was in
deliberations for only 90 minutes before returning the
“not guilty” verdict.
Kim recently was successful in
protecting the interests of a company against a charge
of sexual discrimination. Kim was able to convince a
Federal Judge that the company’s position was correct
and that the failure to hire the plaintiff was a result
of legitimate business decisions and not discrimination.
After a two week trial in State Court, a jury recently
acquitted Rick’s client of all charges of theft relating
to her employment with Tony Packo’s Restaurant. No
witnesses testified on behalf of Rick’s client or her
codefendant and the verdict of “not guilty” was returned
within an hour.
News placed the firm in their “Best Law Firms” ranking
as in the first tier in Toledo for criminal defense,
both non-white collar and white collar, government
investigations. In addition, it was ranked in the first
tier in construction litigation. It was in the second
tier for commercial litigation and labor employment
Steve and Rick were recently notified that once again
they had been selected among the Best Lawyers in America
for 2012. Additionally they were selected as among the
Best Lawyers in Ohio in General Litigation.