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Wheeling Man Acquitted on Dozen Criminal Charges

Attorney Matt Ness recently assisted a Wheeling, VA man when a litany of sex crime and other criminal charges jeopardized his freedom. The client, a 36-year-old father of four, was experiencing a family dispute involving his teenage daughter. When the…

Federal Probation for Illegal Steroid Sales Case

Two clients were charged with the illegal online sale of non-approved steroids. They both faced federal charges including possible prison time. Attorneys Samir Sarna and Ron Hayward represented the clients respectively and advocated for leniency since neither client had a…

Probation for Federal Marijuana Trafficking Case

Our client was charged in Federal Court for allegedly trafficking 50+ kilos of marijuana. The federal trafficking charges and quantity of drugs involved brought a five-year mandatory minimum sentence. Attorney Samir Sarna negotiated to remove the mandatory minimum sentence and…

Sentence Reduction Despite Client’s Record

Our client was charged in Federal Court for a significant drug offense. This would have been the individual’s third conviction, which exposed him to penalties as a career offender and possible life imprisonment. Attorney Samir Sarna negotiated with the prosecution…

Home Health Aid Not Guilty of Abuse

In Allegheny County, Pittsburgh defense attorney Samir Sarna represented a home care aid, who was charged with abusing a patient. Aside from the potential harm to their career, a conviction would almost certainly result in jail time. Despite having the…

Not Guilty Verdict in Stolen Property Case

When a stolen laptop was found in our client’s possession, it led to receiving stolen property charges and a very serious situation. Attorney Samir Sarna took the case to trial and successfully explained the circumstances behind how the accused came…

Not Guilty Verdict for Nurse Accused of Sexual Assault

We represented a 33-year-old nurse in Somerset County, charged with a sex crime that put her freedom and career at risk. While employed at a State Correctional Institution, as an LPN, an inmate propositioned her for sex. She followed the…

Delays in Child Porn Case Result in Dismissal

Our client was a 44-year-old on probation and living as a registered sex offender in Allegany County. He found himself facing charges again after an child pornography allegedly identified his IP address. A search warrant was obtained, and the police…

Not Guilty Verdict in Felony Domestic Violence Trial

Attorney Matt Ness recently assisted a young man in Adams Township when domestic violence charges put his freedom at risk. After a heated argument, his live-in girlfriend decided to leave and stay with her parents. Days later, the police arrived…

21-Year-Old Carnegie Mellon Student Acquitted of Multiple Sexual Offenses

Recently, a Carnegie Mellon University student was charged with multiple criminal offenses, including: Rape of an unconscious person Sexual assault False imprisonment Simple assault The charges stem from a situation in which he met a University of Pittsburgh student and…