Case Result: Recent Jury Trial Victories



Domestic Assault – Fear & Harm
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Client charged with two counts of domestic assault and one count of disorderly conduct. The State demanded a guilty plea and conviction for domestic assault. The Client took his case to trial and we convinced the jury he was not guilty of domestic assault. The jury convicted Client of disorderly conduct. The case sent a clear message to the prosecution that when they offer nothing, we will take a case to trial and force them to prove their case. Here,


Obstruction of Process & Disorderly Conduct
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Client was charged with being disorderly and interfering with police duties. His car was being towed for being parked illegally. The Client disputed this and an argument started. When the police arrived, the Client tried explaining his side but the police wouldn’t listen. They grabbed him and forced him to the ground in handcuffs. At trial, the jury agreed the Client was not disorderly, and that the police overstepped their bounds.


Fifth Degree Assault & Disorderly Conduct
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Client was accused of brawling and assaulting a co-worker. At trial, through skilled cross-examination, the alleged victim was called out on her inconsistencies and lies. The jury acquitted the Client of all counts.


Domestic Assault & Disorderly Conduct
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Client was charged with domestic assault, accused of abusing his girlfriend. The Client maintained his innocence from the beginning. Despite “he said, she said” evidence that was shaky, the prosecutor demanded the case go to trial, and even added on more charges out of spite. The Client faced three separate charges going to trial but refused to back down. The jury found the State’s case not credible and acquitted the Client after only 30 minutes of deliberation.


Fifth Degree Assault, Damage to Property & Disorderly Conduct
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Client was accused of being drunk, disorderly, assaulting another person, and breaking a cell phone. Despite eyewitness accounts that the Client did not do these things, the State demanded the Client plead guilty. We refused. After a three-day trial, the jury found the Client NOT GUILTY on all counts after 15 minutes of deliberation. We successfully cross-examined the police officers and exposed their biases against the Client.


Third Degree & Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct
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Client was charged with sexually abusing multiple victims in a massage therapy studio. The case’s main issue was whether the Client’s massage technique was industry standard or crossed the line into inappropriate. At trial, the Client was found NOT GUILTY of three counts: Third Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct and two counts of Fourth Degree Criminal Sexual Conduct.  The Client was found guilty of two other counts.  By fighting his charges, Client avoided a conviction of the most serious charge and


Fifth Degree Assault & Disorderly Conduct
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Client was accused of punching a girl in Minneapolis after a long night of drinking and being disorderly in the streets. The alleged victim’s account to police was not believable. Rather than accept the fact it’s case was weak, the State demanded the Client plead guilty. We refused. At trial, the Client testified and told the jury he  never committed these crimes. The alleged victim testified and we successfully cross-examined her, causing the jury to doubt her claims and ultimately


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With offices in Minneapolis and Stillwater, Minnesota, Keyser Law, P.A. handles cases throughout the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area including:

 

HENNEPIN COUNTY

 

Bloomington, Brooklyn Center, Brooklyn Park, Champlin, Chanhassen, Corcoran, Crystal, Dayton, Deephaven, Eden Prairie, Edina, Excelsior, Golden Valley, Greenfield, Greenwood, Hanover, Hopkins, Independence, Long Lake, Loretto, Maple Grove, Maple Plain, Medicine Lake, Medina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Minnetrista, Mound, New Hope, Orono, Osseo, Plymouth, Richfield, Robbinsdale, Rockford, Rogers, Shorewood, Spring Park, St. Anthony Village, St. Bonifacius, St. Louis Park, Wayzata, Woodland and Hassan Township.

WASHINGTON COUNTY

 

Afton, Bayport, Birchwood Village, Cottage Grove, Dellwood, Forest Lake, Grant, Hugo, Lake Elmo, Lake St. Croix Beach, Lakeland Shores, Lakeland, Landfall, Mahtomedi, Marine on St. Croix, Newport, Oak Park Heights, Oakdale, Pine Springs, Scandia, St. Marys Point, St. Paul Park, Stillwater, Willernie, White Bear Lake, Woodbury, Baytown, Denmark, Grey Cloud Island, May, West Lakeland, Garen and Point Douglas.

RAMSEY COUNTY

Arden Hills, Blaine, Falcon Heights, Gem Lake, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood, Mounds View, New Brighton, North Oaks, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview, St. Anthony, St. Paul, Spring Lake Park, Vadnais Heights, White Bear Lake and White Bear Lake Township.

ANOKA COUNTY

Andover, Anoka, Bethel, Blaine, Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbia Heights, Columbus, Coon Rapids, East Bethel, Fridley, Ham Lake, Hilltop, Lexington, Lino Lakes, Nowthen, Oak Grove, Ramsey and St. Francis.

DAKOTA COUNTY

Apple Valley, Burnsville, Coates, Eagan, Farmington, Hampton, Hastings, Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Lilydale, Mendota, Mendota Heights, Miesville, New Trier, Northfield, Randolph, Rosemount, South St. Paul, Sunfish Lake, Vermillion and West St. Paul.

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