Client charged with operating while intoxicated first offense. Mastantuono & Coffee successfully challenged the reliability of the results of the field sobriety tests, and our client’s arrest. Judge granted our motion and suppressed the evidence from use at trial. State dismissed the charges because it could not proceed with case against our client.
Client charged after failure to stop vehicle during a police roadside safety check. Defense investigation revealed that client suffered from alcohol induced blackout and was not acting consciously. Plea negotiations resulted to misdemeanor amendment and one year probation with treatment, no jail.
Client charged for entry to home and theft with co-actors. Based upon client's lack of prior record and alcohol abuse treatment needs, negotiations resulted in one-year deferred prosecution agreement on the felony, and a year probation on a misdemeanor conviction. Client successfully completed all terms resulting in an expunged record.
Client charged with selling cocaine to multiple undercover police informants; client had significant criminal history. Defense referred and counseled client to treatment and employment, ultimately continued by a court-ordered probation term.
Client charged with endangering lives of police officers for refusing to obey police commands while armed with a knife during a psychotic episode. Client found not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect (insanity defense), and released to the community and his family under a general supervision order.
Client charged for his role in an identity theft conspiracy and bank fraud scheme, with additional allegations in multiple states. Client received probation. Mastantuono & Coffee worked with local law enforcement to secure confirmation that no additional charges would be filed in those states.
Client charged with theft of property valued at over $50,000. After lengthy investigation and negotiation, Waukesha County DA offered a deferred prosecution agreement, which will result in a dismissal of all charges.
Client wrongly accused of theft as a result of his employer's error. Relying on Mastantuono & Coffee's investigation, the prosecutor moved to dismiss the case.
Client charged with forging a prescription for an opiate drug. Waukesha County DA offered Deferred Prosecution Agreement, which resulted in dismissal of the charge.
Client charged with theft by contractor. Following a series of negotiations, Mastantuono & Coffee secured an amendment to a non-criminal ticket.
Client charged with theft by contractor. Following a series of negotiations, Mastantuono & Coffee secured an amendment to a non-criminal ticket.
Client charged with Resisting an Officer after approaching an accident scene involving his daughter. On Mastantuono & Coffee's motion, criminal prosecution dismissed due to police bad faith in destroying video evidence that would have vindicated client and implicated police in the bad arrest. Civil rights lawsuit against police successfully settled for client.
Client, an aspiring professional photographer, was accused of sexually assaulting a model during a photo shoot. Jury returned a not guilty verdict after 15 minutes of deliberations following two days of trial, during which the defense successfully argued that the complaining witness was not credible and her allegation was not plausible. Client, a college student who had strongly maintained his innocence throughout the case, will now be allowed to move forward with his life.
Client and ex-spouse got into an arugment over their son's care. Defense counsel argued that the client did not cause the disturbance, and the jury found him not guilty following a two-day trial.
Client charged for a revolver found between the driver's seat and center console; he did not know it was there. Jury delivered an acquittal following two days of a contested jury trial, at which defense counsel argued that the client did not "carry" a gun as the State could not prove that he knew it was there.
Client accused of improperly wielding a firearm during a dispute. Defense investigation revealed an error in the police report causing the state to dismiss its case just prior to jury selection on the day of trial.
Client falsely accused of inappropriately touching his adoptive son, a special needs child with mental health issues and cognitive delays. Jury returned a not guilty verdict following five days of testimony during which the defense challenged a biased and flawed investigation, and suggestive interview tactics by State child forensic interviewers.
Client accused of forcible rape during business conference. Jury returned a not guilty verdict after three days of trial, at which the defense successfully demonstrated that a consensual encounter had occurred, and that the complaining witness did not testify truthfully.
Client charged for transporting an unloaded handgun on the rear car seat. Jury delivered an acquittal following two days of a contested jury trial, at which defense counsel argued that there was nothing illegal about client's actions with the handgun, and that the client was acting within Second Amendment and constitutional privilege to bear arms.
Client charged for firing his gun during a dispute with neighbors. Following investigation, witness interviews and negotiations with prosecutor that produced strong evidence that client acted in self-defense, case dismissed.
Client charged with intoxicated driving with two minor children in the car; minor accident involved. Client counseled through extensive treatment and parenting class during pretrial proceedings resulting in probation term and 5-day mandatory minimum jail term with work release.
Client charged with abusing a child in her care. Case dismissed following defense investigation discredited the allegation. Client able to resume employment.
Client charged for unarmed robbery of a bank. Defense focused on documenting client's struggle with emerging mental illness. Deferred Prosecution Agreement entered and felony robbery dismissed after client successfully served two years court-monitored probation.
Client charged with reckless homicide for causing the death of her estranged boyfriend during domestic incident. Client was a frequent victim of domestic violence by the decedent; defense investigation and witness interviews supported this conclusion. Following intensive negotiation, charge amended to non-homicide felony of aggravated battery, and client sentenced to three years probation, no jail.
Client charged with felony 6th OWI offense. Counsel and client invested significant time and effort into pre-trial alcohol (AODA) treatment. At the contested sentencing hearing, court agreed with the defense that probation with a work release jail term was more appropriate than the prison sentence recommended by the prosecution.
Client charged after an auto collision with a pedestrian and arrest for drunk driving. Following a thorough investigation and consultation with defense accident reconstruction expert, all felony and injury related charges dismissed by prosecution. Client found guilty of simple OWI / DUI – 2nd offense.
Client charged with operating while intoxicated 3rd offense. Mastantuono & Coffee successfully challenged the reliability of the results of the field sobriety tests, and our client’s arrest. Judge granted our motion and suppressed the evidence against our client.
Client, a former Milwaukee County Supervisor, charged with felony bribery and misconduct in office. Mastantuono & Coffee secured an acquittal following a week-long jury trial.
Client who had her CCW license charged with carrying a concealed weapon in her vehicle. Client acquitted after two-day jury trial.
Client charged after large quantity of cocaine found in his home. Mastantuono & Coffee challenged the police authority to arrest client, resulting in dismissal of case.
Client charged with felony domestic abuse of his child for injuries resulting from hot water mistakenly used during bathing. Following period of voluntary treatment and contested negotiation, client plead to a single misdemeanor count, sentenced to probation – no jail, and reunited with his family.
Client arrested for possession of heroin, methadone, and prescription medications. Pursuant to negotiations with the District Attorney, client charged with one count of possessing heroin, and entered into a Deferred Prosecution Agreement for intensive treatment for six months. Client successfully completed treatment and the charge was dismissed.
Client charged after police searched the car he was driving and seized a quarter-pound of marijuana. Mastantuono & Coffee secured an acquittal following three days of an intensely contested jury trial.
Case dismissed on prosecutor’s motion after extensive investigation work by Mastantuono & Coffee verified client’s alibi.
Client charged with hitting his live-in girlfriend. Client acquitted after presenting motive to fabricate and self-defense claim at three-day jury trial.
Client charged with carrying a concealed firearm. Mastantuono & Coffee successfully challenged the police unlawfully searching and arresting him. Judge granted our motion and suppressed the firearm against our client, resulting in dismissal of the case.
Client accused by his step-daughter of repeated sexual assault occurring many years prior. Client acquitted at jury trial, which involved intense investigation and use of DNA experts after a week-long jury trial.
Client referred to US Attorney for felony fraud to obtain worker's compensation/FECA benefits. Mastantuono & Coffee investigation resulted in a negotiated issuance of reduced misdemeanor charges and probation.
Federal civil rights litigation over the wrongful arrest, prosecution, and evidence destruction by the City of Waukesha Police resulting in a grave injustice to client. On Mastantuono & Coffee's motion, criminal prosecution dismissed due to police bad faith in destroying video evidence that would have vindicated client and implicated police in the bad arrest, and ultimately secured a monetary settlement in the federal civil rights case against the Department.
Client charged with felony computer hacking causing destruction of a TV series and other data in excess of $360,000. Mastantuono & Coffee negotiated significantly reduced prison and restitution just over $5,000.
Federal government seized client’s safe deposit boxes contemporaneously with a criminal drug prosecution; Mastantuono & Coffee secured return of all property seized based upon the government’s failure to comply with time limits.
Client charged in two cases for possessing marijuana and for causing damage to another person's vehicle during a road rage incident. Negotiation resulted in a plea to two misdemeanors, possession of marijuana and disorderly conduct, and at a contested sentencing hearing, defense was able to secure an outcome that allowed the client, 19, to pay his debt to society through a fine and community service and to ultimately move forward without a criminal record.
Ozaukee County DA gave client deferred prosecution agreement, ultimately resulting in dismissal of all charges.
Client, a lawful concealed carry permit holder, found in possession of a small amount of THC while legally carrying his firearm, after extensive negotiation, firearm charge dismissed, allowing client to continue status as a CCW permit holder. On drug charge, client served no jail time despite DA request for jail sentence.
Client charged after hitting victim’s vehicle in head-on collision. Facing over 10 years imprisonment, Mastantuono & Coffee secured a sentence of probation with four months of jail.
Client charged with causing the death of his infant daughter after police accused him of placing his child in the wrong sleep position. Following extensive investigation and work with defense forensic pathologists, charge reduced to a single misdemeanor, with client receiving one-year probation, and no jail.
Client charged with homicide in a self-defense case after using his firearm to shoot intruder who broke into his home. Mastantuono & Coffee moved for dismissal after Sheriff's Department lost crucial evidence. Case dismissed prior to trial, affirmed by Court of Appeals.
Client charged with armed robbery for brandishing a firearm and demanding money during a business dispute. Following defense investigation and negotiation, prosecutor reduced charge to threat to injure and court ordered probation and 3 months local work release jail term.
Client found in possession of narcotic drugs following non-fatal overdose of companion drug user. Client placed on probation for misdemeanor charges and deferred prosecution agreement on felony charges. Extensive treatment plan.
Client charged with multiple felony drug charges for her involvement as a party to a crime of drug distribution. Following extensive negotiation aimed at prosecutorial consideration of special circumstances, case dismissed.
After extensive plea negotiations, all initial drug charges dismissed. Client found guilty of a single misdemeanor, and sentenced to probation, no jail. This plea agreement allowed the client, a non-citizen legal resident, to remain in the Country.
Client charged with driving while under the influence of marijuana on a university campus. Following defense motions to suppress evidence due to unlawful police actions, the prosecution dismissed the charge prior to the motion hearing.
Client charged with multiple felonies for accusation by babysitter. Evidentiary motions litigated before Wisconsin Supreme Court, resulting in favorable ruling for client. Following a week-long jury trial, client acquitted on all charges.
Client charged with felony child abuse stemming from allegations that he hit his daughter. Defense investigation exposed allegation as false, and the charge was dismissed.
Client was initially facing a prison recommendation from the prosecutor. After extensive investigation and negotiations, client plead to significantly reduced charges, received a non-prison recommendation from the prosecutor, and was sentenced to probation without any prison or jail.
Client charged with felony child abuse to her son in a disciplinary incident. Charge dismissed by prosecutor following counseling program arranged by Mastantuono & Coffee.
Client initially referred in for felony charge. Through negotiations case ultimately resolved with misdemeanor convictions and expungement of criminal record.
Client charged with felony conduct for misappropriating in excess of $72,000 from an estate that he controlled. Felony charge dismissed and reduced to a single misdemeanor following extensive negotiations, restitution payment, and trial preparation.
Client accused of hitting his wife during domestic argument. Following defense investigation and witness interviews, prosecutor declined to file charges.
Client arrested and accused of pointing a firearm at another person. Defense investigation focused on exposing inaccurate reports to police by complaining witness. Following sharing results and meeting with prosecution, no charges filed.
A local university student accused of possession with intent to deliver marijuana. Following investigation and police interaction, law enforcement declined to refer charges for criminal prosecution.
Client accused of hitting boyfriend during car ride home from Thanksgiving dinner. Defense investigation and negotiation resulted in prosecutor declining to file charge.
Client arrested following solicitation of undercover officer posing as a prostitute. No charge filed after client completed therapy program for sexually risky behavior.
Client arrested and accused of robbing of a currency exchange. Defense investigation focused on verifying inaccurate identification. Following shared investigation result and negotiation, prosecutor declined to file charges.
Client accused of sexual assault by complaining witness after she spent the night with him at a local college party. Defense investigation included witness interviews by Mastantuono & Coffee investigator, and use of polygraph and DNA experts. Prosecution declined to issue charges.
Out-of-court resolution and repayment settlement achieved with insurance company after client stole in excess of $40,000 from her employer. Police investigation avoided, and no criminal charges filed.
Client stole in excess of $10,000 from her employer, who contacted police for an investigation. Mastantuono & Coffee managed the police investigation, secured a diversion agreement and prevented criminal charges from being filed.