On February 25, 2015, criminal defense attorney Christopher Keyser secured two not guilty verdicts for his client charged with Obstruction of Process and Disorderly Conduct. The client was accused of aggressively charging at other people, yelling profanities, causing a disturbance in public, and ultimately resisting arrest. The State offered the client a “continuance for dismissal” meaning he did not have to plead guilty, serve any jail time, be on probation, or complete any community service. The agreement called for a suspension of charges for one year and if the client obtained no new charges, the case would be dismissed.
The client rejected the offer and proceeded to trial. Attorney Christopher Keyser argued that the State lacked enough evidence to prove his client committed any crime. Mr. Keyser argued that his client was upset because his car was being towed, and that he may have yelled and demanded his car released, but that is not a criminal act under Minnesota law. The State attempted to prove that because the client continued moving and shouting when police tackled him to the ground, he was resisting arrest. The jury disagreed and sided with Mr. Keyser’s argument that it is human nature to react in a defensive manner when being tackled. After less than one hour of deliberation, the jury acquitted the client of all charges.
Obstruction of Legal Process: Client Testimonial
Here is what the client said about Mr. Keyser’s representation (his photo and comments are published with his permission):
“Chris is the best criminal defense lawyer I have ever met. Before I hired him, I had another lawyer who was not so good and I have spoken to few others who were untrustworthy. In my opinion most lawyers over promise and under deliver because they want hype themselves up in order to charge you a lot of money. Then they turn around and pressure you to negotiate your innocence with the prosecutor because they are either afraid of losing or they were lying to you in the first place because they are not a trial lawyer. I had a lawyer tell me that she would charge $3000 if I want to go to trial or $2000 to negotiate my case. Really? Negotiate? If I wanted to negotiate, why not do it myself? I am sure you’re reading my post because you are looking for an honest, trustworthy, and capable lawyer for a bargain. If that is the case, look no further. I can honestly say this guy is the real deal. He is like Mohamed Ali in the courtroom without boasting about it and most prosecutors have no chance in convicting you if he is in your corner. He will not promise you that you will win your case if you hire him, because no one can predict the outcome of a case in the US legal system, but he will will do exactly what you hire him for without pressuring you to take any deals. I was offered to pay $300 and my case would be dismissed in a year if I didn’t commit any crime before the trial started and I turn it down because I am one of those idiots who believes in justice at all cost. I would not suggest you gamble like I did because innocent men and women are constantly found guilty in the US legal system. Lucky for me, both of the charges (disorderly conduct and resisting arrest) were found to be bogus by the jury. I believed I was innocent and the jury agreed with me and I could not have done it without the help of Christopher Wesley Keyser. If you are feeling angry I like did when I was assaulted by a bully with a badge and his security guard friends, then taken to jail and charged with a crime; I suggest you take deep breath, calm yourself down and call Chris. The road to “Not Guilty” will be a lot easier when Chris is in your corner. Trust me. You don’t believe me? Go to Chris’ website and see the smiling black/Somali guy holding two not “Not Guilty” verdict forms as the proof. Thank you Mr. Keyser.”