Mechanics Lien- Spurious Lien- Slander of Title

Practice Area: Real Estate

Date: August 19, 2016

Outcome: Case Dismissed

Clients were sued by a contractor who filed a mechanics lien on their house. We counterclaimed, arguing the contractor did not fully perform the services under the contract, and was therefore liable for slander of title and filing a spurious lien for an improper purpose to force my clients to pay him despite his defective…

Auto Accident- Underinsured Motorists

Practice Area: Car / Auto Accident

Date: May 20, 2016

Outcome: $175,000 Jury Verdict- Policy Limits + Costs awarded

Client was rear ended at an intersection in Colorado Springs. Other driver’s insurance company settled for an insufficient amount, considering client’s injuries, medical bills, and legal fees. His own insurance company refused to offer additional compensation under his underinsured motorist’s policy, claiming he was over exaggerating his symptoms and had pre- existing conditions. His insurance…

Money Dispute- Civil Damages Dispute

Practice Area: Contracts / Agreements

Date: May 12, 2016

Outcome: Claims Dismissed

Client was sued for an alleged breach of contract and default on a personal loan associated with a commercial business purchase and sale agreement. After reviewing the evidence available, including payment history records, the plaintiff realized his claims against my client were meritless and failed to prosecute the claims any further. Client successfully defended the…

Obstruction- Resisting Arrest- Felony D/S Revo

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: May 12, 2016

Outcome: Motion to Suppress granted- 2 Cases Dismissed

Client was on a deferred sentence for a felony menacing case. While on the deferred, client was charged with obstructing a peace officer and resisting arrest, after an alleged incident at a downtown Colorado Springs bar. We argued that the police officers were profiling and did not have probable cause to restrain my client who…

FED- Tenant- Forcible Entry and Detainer

Practice Area: Landlord / Tenant

Date: May 11, 2016

Outcome: Settlement reached

Client was threatened with an eviction for alleged non-payment of rent for two months. Plaintiff was client’s co-tenant and not his landlord. After pointing out the true motives of the plaintiff, and the procedural flaws with the case, the landlord agreed to waive the two months backrent and afford client with two months additional stay…

PPO Hearing- Civil PPO Request

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: May 3, 2016

Outcome: Dismissed

Client’s roommate applied for a Permanent Protection Order against him after the two had a petty dispute. The request was a completely improper use of this process to leverage a silly argument between roommates. Prior to hearing, Petitioner realized that if she proceeded to hearing, all sorts of information that she did not necessarily want…

Felony Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: April 22, 2016

Outcome: Dismissed

Client was charged with Leaving the Scene of an Accident, a class 5 felony. Client originally had a different attorney who was more interested in collecting his money than with fighting the charges, trying to get him to accept a plea. After I was hired, we pushed the case to trial, ultimately forcing the El…

Wrongful Discharge- Premises Liability- Retaliation

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Client, who was an on-site employee of a private company, was fired after she complained about the living conditions of the residence that was provided to her, believing she became ill from living on-site, a premises liability claim. At trial, we argued that the employer was unlawfully trying to get her to waive liability for…

Wrongful Security Deposit Withholding

Practice Area: Landlord / Tenant

Date: March 29, 2016

Outcome: Directed Verdict granted

Clients were sued by their crazy tenants for allegedly withholding their security deposit unlawfully. Clients maintained that they were justified in withholding the security deposit based on the damages that the tenants had caused to their property. Tenants insisted on improperly trying to profit off of my clients, making several false claims against them. After…

Prohibited Use of a Weapon- Child Abuse- Reckless Endangerment

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: March 1, 2016

Outcome: Split Verdict

Client was originally charged with prohibited use of a weapon for allegedly carrying a firearm on his person while intoxicated. The El Paso county DA trumped up the charges to Child Abuse and Reckless Endangerment, trying to stick charges on him for the actions of his friend, who was charged with DUI. Cops claimed they…