Case Results for Attorney Joel M. Mann in Las Vegas
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Reduced to Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct Assault with a Deadly Weapon
Client was charged with the serious offense of assault with a deadly weapon. Client was accused of pointing a semi-automatic weapon at the so-called victim while driving along the freeway. When Client came into hire Joel, he was distraught that this charge and a possible conviction would severely impact his life. Client had never been in trouble before and was a responsible gun owner. Joel listened to his situation and started from the beginning to work through this case with the Client. Client stated that there was a road rage incident where the other vehicle kept cutting him off. He became scared and feared for his life. Listening to Client’s story, Joel was able to obtain video that mostly supported the Client’s position. Based on this information, Joel was successful at convincing the Chief Deputy District Attorney to reduce Client’s charge down from a serious felony to a misdemeanor.
Dismissed Open and Gross Lewdness, Lewdness With a Minor Under 14 Years of Age
Client was charged with the serious sexual offenses of open and gross lewdness and lewdness with a minor. A young girl was accusing the Client of inappropriately touching her breasts on two separate occasions. Joel sat down with the Client numerous times and went through the sequences of events. After several meetings, Joel was able to see the flaws with the girl’s story. The Client and Joel were able to get a hold of witnesses that supported the Client’s version of events. Joel took that evidence to the fairly new prosecutor and attempted to convince her that the case should be dismissed. Unfortunately, the prosecutor was not interested in dismissing the case. Joel did not give up. He did not want his Client to have to endure the stress and agony of a trial if the client did not have to. Joel persisted to tear into the evidence. The hard work payed off, on the eve of preliminary hearing Joel was able to convince the prosecutor to dismiss all charges against the Client. Needless to say the client was ecstatic to get his good name back.
Dismissed Misdemeanor Battery Constituting Domestic Violence
Client was charged misdemeanor domestic violence. Client came to Joel thinking that his career and life were over after being arrested for battery constituting domestic violence involving his wife. Joel sat down with the client and reassured him from the very moment that the circumstances were not as bad as it originally seemed. Client was upset because he was a recovering addict that had a relapse that put him in a precarious position. His wife became scared of the situation and called the police. Upon arrival the police immediately assumed the worst and arrested Joel’s client. After discussing all of the facts with the Client, Joel was able to determine the issues that would help with the case. Joel went to the trial with all the facts ready to present, but after speaking with the prosecutor, Joel was able to convince the prosecutor that the case should be dismissed.
Reversed Federal Ex-Felon in Possession of a Firearm
Client took his federal ex-felon in possession of a firearm case to trial in the Nevada District Court. Joel Mann did not represent the client during his trial, but Joel started to represent the Client during his appeal Ninth Circuit Appellate Court. In the appeal, Joel was able to discover several sentencing issues that the Federal District Court had missed that classified his new Client as a bigger threat than he was actually. The case was ultimately argued before a panel of the Ninth Circuit Justices. During oral argument, Joel was able to effectively argue that Joel’s client did not possess a firearm. The Ninth Circuit filed a written decision stating that Joel’s client did not possess the firearm and reversed the charge against him. The Court remanded the case back to the Federal District Court for resentencing on the lesser fact pattern that the Client did not possess the firearm.