Criminal Defense Case Results
Criminal Law - $925,000
McIntyre v. United States - United District Court District of Massachusetts
McIntyre v. United States, obtained an order requiring the United States to pay $925,000 in attorneys'
fees by proving that government attorneys acted in bad faith by "lying"
to the district court about the state of the evidence prior to trial.
Criminal Law - $174,000
Felony Sexual Assault – Merrimack County
Following aggressive litigation of discovery issues, reached agreement
whereby the State dropped Felony Sexual Assault charges in favor of non-sexual
offenses avoiding stigmatizing registry obligations and exposure to the
State Prison sentence.
Criminal Law - $169,000
Felony Sexual Assault – Rockingham County
Felony sexual assault charges dropped following pointed defense investigation
which uncovered innocent explanation for alleged sexual contact.
Criminal Law - $165,000
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault Charges Dropped – Grafton County Superior Court
Aggressively litigated pretrial discovery issues, collecting mental health
information regarding alleged victim’s history of lying. Reached
agreement whereby all sexual offenses were dropped in favor of non-sexual
convictions, avoiding any jail or prison time as well as stigmatizing
Criminal Law - $163,000
Domestic Violence / Simple Assault Victory – Dover District Court
Won Not Guilty on all charges following trial in which alleged victim claimed
that live in boy friend twice physically assaulted her, but delayed in
making any report to law enforcement and made inconsistent statements
regarding the event.
Criminal Law - $140,000
Felonious Sexual Assault Victory – Merrimack County Superior Court
Secured Not Guilty verdicts after jury trial on behalf of a client charged
with Felonious Sexual Assault and Simple Assault.
Criminal Law - $120,000
Criminal Contempt Victory – Franklin District Court
Obtained a Not Guilty verdict following a bench trial for client charged
with Criminal Contempt.
Criminal Law - $85,000
Possession of Alcohol - Plymouth District Court
Won multiple trials where clients are accused of underage possession, charges
brought by both local police and following stings by the New Hampshire
Criminal Law - $50,000
Felony Second Degree Assault – Coos County
Secured no time agreement whereby State dropped Felony offense in favor
of Simple Assault Misdemeanor despite allegations of serious bodily injury.
Criminal Law - $28,000
Felony Sexual Assault Case – Hillsborough County
Aggressive litigation of discovery issues lead to outright dismissal of
Felony Sexual Assault charges, avoiding exposure to State Prison and stigmatizing
Criminal Law - $20,000
Business Crime Victory – Laconia District Court
Successfully defended individual defendant charged with violations of boating
laws relating to administration of local business by securing dismissal
of case during trial.
Criminal Law - $15,000
Simple Assault Victory – Merrimack District Court
Won case in the middle of trial based on Motion To Dismiss for failure
of State to meet its burden following defense cross examination of State witness.
Criminal Law - $8,000
Possession of Drugs and DWI Second Offense Victory – Laconia District Court
Won Motion To Suppress drugs followed by verdict of Not Guilty after a
bench trial for client charged with both DWI Second Offense and Possession
Criminal Law - $5,000
Criminal Contempt Victory – Concord District Court
Won Motion to Dismiss charges of Criminal Contempt for possessing firearms.
Criminal Law - $3,000
Report on the Investigation of the Diocese of Manchester
Co-authored report which was the final product of an intense investigation
conducted by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Office into the
manner in which the Roman Catholic Diocese of Manchester handled allegations
that priests committed sexual assaults against minors — an investigation
that established that the Diocese endangered the welfare of children.
Criminal Law - $1,000
Ellsworth v. Warden, 333 F.3d 1
Achieved reversal before an en banc panel of prior First Circuit decision
granting a convicted rapist's request for habeas corpus relief arising
out of a pre-trial discovery dispute in a criminal case.
Criminal Law - Acquittal After Trial
Assault Against a Police Officer.
Successfully defended Dartmouth College student charged with assault on
a police officer. Acquittal after trial.
Criminal Law - Not Guilty
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
Client charged with multiple counts of Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault
and Felonious Sexual Assault on two minor females. At trial the defense
brought out motive fabricate charges, major inconsistencies between pretrial
statements and trial testimony, with one of the alleged victims ultimately
testifying that the defendant did not sexually assault her in any way.
The jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY on all charges.
Criminal Law - Charges Dropped
Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault Charges Dropped - Merrimack County Superior Court
June 2010, client charged with multiple counts of Aggravated Felonious
Sexual Assault and Sexual Assault in the Merrimack County Superior Court.
After a three-day trial, the jury returned not guilty verdicts on all charges.
At trial, the State presented as witnesses the complaining witness and
four family members and friends to corroborate her testimony. Bill's
client testified in his own defense. Through cross-examination of the
State's witnesses, Bill established several significant inconsistencies
in the complaining witness' story. In his closing, Bill was riddled
with inconsistencies. The jury returned not guilty verdicts on all charges
exonerating the client of the allegations against him.
Criminal Law - Charges Dropped
Bradley v. United States, 545 U.S. 1101 (2005); 426 F.3d. 54 (1st Cir. 2005)
Obtained reversal at the United States Supreme Court and First Circuit
Court of Appeals of 70-month criminal sentence by establishing sentence
was imposed under unconstitutional mandatory sentencing guidelines.