As you may be aware, concern over the Coronavirus has impacted the criminal justice system, forcing courts to close and re-order their calendars. During this time of institutional uncertainty, we hope that you will be well, be safe, and remain calm. Rest assured that Werksman Jackson & Quinn LLP is fully equipped to navigate these unusual times. Our attorneys and staff are prepared to continue working aggressively on your behalf. If you have concerns about an ongoing case or If you’ve been arrested or charged with a crime, please don’t hesitate to call us at (213) 688-0460.
Recent Case Results
- Complete Dismissal of Molestation Charges
Attorney Mark Werksman’s 29 year old client was falsely accused of molesting two neighborhood children and was subsequently charged with felony child molestation, with a significant prison sentence hanging over his head should he be convicted. Instead, at the preliminary hearing Werksman was able to convince the court to grant his client a complete dismissal of any charges.
- Not Guilty on All Counts for Corruption Charge
Longtime Los Angeles lobbyist and a former Los Angeles City Council aide, along with his wife, were accused of corruption in an alleged scheme to help an elected official siphon thousands of dollars in public money for their own personal use. After a very difficult trial and more than two days of deliberation, jurors found Mark’s client not guilty on all counts.
- Probation with No Jail Time for Drug Money Laundering Charge
Wilmington man accused in New York federal court of laundering drug money through the sale of laptop computers. Mark was able to get the case transferred to federal court in Los Angeles, where he convinced the United States Attorney to reduce the charges. His client was sentenced to probation with no jail time on a misdemeanor conviction.