Client was charged with Felony Assault in the Second Degree for allegedly breaking a beer bottle over the head of another individual, a Crime of Violence, or COV in Colorado, and minor in possession of alcohol. After three jury trials due to the DA’s mistakes, the El Paso County District Court granted our motion for judgement of acquittal on the felony charges due to insufficient evidence, and client pled guilty to the minor in possession charge to resolve the case. Client walked out of the courtroom when he was facing a mandatory 5 year prison sentence if we lost the trial.
Roger J Lucas is a Colorado Springs Criminal Defense Attorney with extensive experience handling jury trials and contested hearings. An Experienced Violent Crimes Lawyer in Colorado Springs, Mr. Lucas has handled and tried 80 jury trials, both at the felony and misdemeanor levels with consistent levels of performance favoring his clients. If you are in need of a Criminal Defense Attorney and Personal Injury Lawyer in Colorado Springs, call him today to schedule your free initial consultation. (719) 475-1600