» Mary Chartier

A felony drug manufacturing case was dismissed based on the police unconstitutionally entering and searching a home. We proved this through a thorough investigation and timeline to show that the officers entered the home based on a questionable “tip” and before the warrant was issued, despite what the officers testified to in court.
A writ of habeas corpus was granted in federal court in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan. The client was accused of a number of violations involving illegal casino gambling. After numerous briefs and an evidentiary hearing, the client’s writ was granted.
An appellate victory in the Michigan Supreme Court for a defendant who was unconstitutionally denied the right to an attorney.
A law enforcement officer was wrongfully convicted of homicide and sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. C&N handled his appeal at the Michigan Supreme Court and his convictions were reversed. The client is now home with home with his family. As his wife wrote to us, “You will be in our prayers when we sit at the table together for our dinner.”
An appellate victory in the Michigan Court of Appeals after a medical marijuana patient was denied the right to present a defense under Section 8 of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act.
A not guilty verdict on all counts in a multiple-week trial in federal court where the client was indicted on multiple conspiracy charges and a money laundering charge.
A not guilty verdict in a controlled substance case where a police officer claimed that the client confessed to the crime.
The dismissal of a medical marijuana case after a Section 8 defense under the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act was asserted.
An appellate victory that resulted in the dismissal of a controlled substances charge because of an unconstitutional seizure.
An appellate victory at the Michigan Supreme Court for a woman who sued her church and pastor for defamation.