ReversedRobbery with use of a Deadly Weapon, Kidnapping with Use of Deadly Weapon, Battery with use of a Deadly Weapon
Client was represented by another attorney and went to trial. The Jury convicted the Client of Kidnapping and Robbery. The Judge sentenced him to multiple life sentences and consecutive sentences. Joel was appointed by the Court to appeal the Client’s convictions. Joel took the case to the Nevada Supreme Court and convinced the Court that the Client was wrongly convicted. The Court reversed the conviction and remanded the case back to the District Court for a new trial. In preparation for the new trial, Joel negotiated the case so the client was able to be released from prison within one year. Client plead guilty to one count of robbery and was scheduled to be paroled in early 2011. Client is no longer facing life in prison.