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  • Steven Epstein wins dismissal of Queens County Aggravated DWI  Read more
  • Amy Marion selected as a woman of outstanding leadership Read more

       Steven Epstein secured an acquittal for a defendant charged with Aggravated DWI and DWI. Read more

  • Martin Tankleff settles wrongful imprisonment lawsuit for nearly $3.4 million  

           New York State has agreed to pay $3.37 million in a wrongful imprisonment settlement.  Read more

  • East Meadow man acquitted of manslaughter in 2011 parkway racing crash

         Jurors acquitted a 22 year old East Meadow man of manslaughter in 2011 parkway crash. Read more

  • Double Homicide: Indictments Dismissed 20 Years Later

    Bruce Barket and a team of dedicated lawyers obtained the long-awaited dismissal of the double homicide case against Martin Tankleff, who had been convicted and jailed for nearly 20 years for the murder...
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  • $1 Million Jury Award for Falsely Arrested Client

    Amy Marion succeeded in obtaining a jury award in excess on $1 million against the New York City Police Department for her client who was wrongly accused, falsely arrested and maliciously prosecuted. The...
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  • 1st Degree Murder: Not Guilty After Trial

In a highly publicized case, Mr. Barket took on the prosecution in a 1st Degree murder case. Barket claimed that the police and prosecutors had the wrong man and he set out to prove it. At trial and through...
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  • Acquittal of Murder: Involving the FBI, Mafia and More . . .

    Mr. Barket represented a client accused of a 1989 murder, for which he was arrested many years later. The case involved FBI agents and mafia figures in a dramatic alleged shooting of a Brooklyn teenager....
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  • Prison Abuse Settlement in Excess of $1 Million for Immigration Detainee Clients

    Amy Marion successfully litigated a multi-plaintiff prison abuse case on behalf of federal immigration detainees. The detainees were in the custody of the federal immigration authorities yet were being...
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  • Habeus Corpus: Release From Jail on Robbery Conviction

    Mr. Barket was hired by a client to commence a federal court proceeding to win his freedom. He was facing a lifetime of jail for a Robbery conviction. The conviction occurred when the client was represented...
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  • Dismissal of Murder Charges: Shooting Death of a 2-Year-Old Child

    Mr. Barket convinced a Bronx judge to declare a mistrial in the Easter 2006 shooting death of a 2-year-old boy. Mr. Barket maintained that he had evidence that another man killed the child, who was in...
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  • Insurance Fraud Scheme: No Jail Time

    Mr. Barket represented an executive at an insurance company alleged to have engaged in a fraudulent scheme. Under the federal sentencing guidelines, the client was facing years in jail, based upon the...
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  • Mortgage Fraud: No Charges Filed

    An attorney found herself being pursued for an arrest by detectives for mortgage fraud. She hired Bruce Barket. The prosecutors were alleging an elaborate scheme by the attorney and wanted to lodge charges...
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  • Shotgun Murder: Acquittal at Trial

    Mr. Barket was hired to represent a man accused of using a shotgun to kill a man to whom he owed money. The prosecution had a confession and claimed to have a solid case. Barket forged ahead to trial,...
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  • Acquittal of Client Charged with Theft of Corporate Funds

    Amy Marion obtained an acquittal of a client who was alleged to have stolen corporate funds. Witnesses testified that the client was in charge of corporate cash funds being gathered for a company outing....
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  • Acquittal: Multiple Shootings

    Mr. Barket's client was accused of shooting 2 money couriers, a retired police officer, and a fire fighter. The client was identified by several eyewitnesses, but Mr. Barket was able to shake their testimony...
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  • Insurance Kickback Case: Dismissed

    Mr. Barket was hired by a field insurance adjuster accused of receiving kickbacks in exchange for inflating auto repair estimates. The prosecution had evidence of cash payments being made and evidence...
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  • Double Homicide: Not Guilty at Trial

    A man "confessed" to running down two rival gang members with his car, killing both men. An extensive written confession, signed by the accused, was produced by the police. Barket took the case to trial....
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  • Not Guilty Verdict for Attorney Charged with Fifth DWI

    Steven Epstein’s client was a former Assistant District Attorney charged with his fifth DWI offense and faced a felony and mandatory disbarment. Mr. Epstein’s client was involved in a car accident...
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  • Not Guilty Verdict for Doctor Charged with DWI in Manhattan

    Steven Epstein’s client was a doctor whose career was in jeopardy due to his arrest for DWI. Mr. Epstein’s client was accused of driving the wrong way down 2 major streets in Manhattan at 4:00 a.m...
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  • Suppression of Evidence in a DWI Stop in Nassau County

    Steven Epstein’s client was a surgeon charged with DWI in Nassau County. Mr. Epstein successfully challenged the conduct of the police officers who stopped Mr. Epstein’s client unlawfully...
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  • Attempted Murder: Amy Fisher Freed From Prison 8 Years Early

    Bruce Barket, was hired by Amy Fisher to overturn her conviction based upon allegations that a plea deal with the prosecutor was violated and that her former attorney improperly influenced her to take...
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  • Dismissal of Domestic Violence and Contempt of Court Charges

    A client was arrested for multiple domestic violence charges and later arrested for contempt of court for violating the court's order of protection issued as a result of the first set of charges....
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  • Dismissal of Social Host Law Case

    We succeeded in obtaining the dismissal of a case against the firm's client charged with violating New York's Social Host Law. The Social Host Law governs the conduct of hosts of parties or events...
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  • $175,000 Settlement for Harassed Client

    In yet another case, police arrested Ms. Marion's client in front of his place of business. The police falsely charged him with failure to produce a driver's license and various other crimes....
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  • Defeated Summary Judgment, False Arrest and Malicious Prosecution Claims

    As lead counsel, Amy Marion successfully defeated the U.S. postal inspector's motion for summary judgment on all claims in a civil action in a case involving unlawful search of her client's...
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  • Obtained Dismissal of A-1 Felony Charges

    A client was indicted on A-1 felony drug charges and faced a mandatory sentence of 8 to 20 years. Amy Marion submitted a motion to the court to dismiss the case based on the legal insufficiency of the...
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  • Dismissal of Sexual Abuse Charges Against a Teacher

    A New York City schoolteacher was charged with Sexual Abuse in the First Degree, a level D felony. Amy Marion counseled the client and prepared him for his grand jury testimony. She also assessed and gathered...
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  • Acquittal in Undercover Narcotic "Buy and Bust" Operations Charges

    Amy Marion obtained the acquittal of her client in an "impossible to win" case involving undercover narcotic "buy and bust" operations. In this particular case, both pre-recorded...
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  • Stolen Trade Secrets: No Prosecution

    Bruce Barket was hired to defend an employee of a company who was accused of stealing trade secrets from the employer. The District Attorney's Office was pressing for an arrest, but Barket thwarted the...
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  • Murder and Assault: Not Guilty

    A man who was accused of shooting two brothers, killing one, hired Barket to represent him. There were 5 prosecution witnesses saying that the client was the shooter. The prosecution also had an alleged...
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  • "Buy and Bust" Drug Case: Obtained Jury Acquittal for Client Accused of Selling Drugs

    Ms. Marion successfully obtained a jury acquittal of her client accused of selling drugs in a buy-and-bust drug case. The client had received a horrible pre-trial ruling from a judge who said that if the...
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  • Attempted Murder: Acquitted

    A young man ran into his back yard with a shotgun and blasted an intruder in the abdomen, nearly killing him. He was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder. Barket was brought in to try the case. The...
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  • Narcotics Seized: Evidence Suppressed

    A front-page story in the New York Law Journal covered Mr. Barket's success in pre-trial hearings in a narcotics case. The police followed a trial of blood to the apartment door of the accused and claimed...
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  • No True Bill Obtained for Woman Charged with Drug Smuggling

    Amy Marion received a No True Bill for a client charged with smuggling drugs into this country. The client, a poor uneducated woman, had left her family and children behind in her native country. She was...
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  • Conviction Overtuned: Even Before an Appeal

    An Upstate New York man went to trial on a case with a local attorney and was convicted on numerous counts. Mr. Barket was hired to handle the man's sentence and subsequent appeal. Barket evaluated the...
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  • Attempted Murder Acquittal in Shootout Case

    Ms. Marion won the acquittal of her client charged with attempted murder in a case involving a shootout that resulted in extensive (seventeen) gunshot wounds. After vigorous cross-examination of the complaining...
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  • Acquittal in Attempted Murder Case Involving a Brutal Attack

    After conducting a successful and effective cross-examination of the treating neurosurgeon who testified as the prosecution's main expert, Ms. Marion obtained an acquittal in an attempted murder...
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  • Dismissal of All Charges Against Man Charged with Attempted Murder

    Ms. Marion counseled a client to testify before the grand jury after he was charged with brutally attacking another male and attempted murder. With Ms. Marion's advice and counseling, the client...
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  • Acquittal on All Charges in an Assault in the First Degree Case

    Accused of attempted murder, Ms. Marion's client risked deportation of himself and his entire family if he was convicted. The client had a green card and residency/citizenship applications pending,...
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