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Commonwealth v. F.S.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Drug Charges

Date: March 1, 2016

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client was charged with possession of synthetic marijuana.  Due to an illegal search, the government agreed to withdraw all criminal charges and allow client to plead guilty to a speeding ticket.

 

R.Z. v. N.Z.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Spousal Support, Appeals

Date: February 29, 2016

Outcome: Spousal Support reversed

Description: Client attended support hearing without an attorney and was subjected to a $2,000 per month support order.  Upon appeal from the initial judgment, Attorney Madsen had the support order reversed and client's spouse was ordered to return thousands of dollars to our client.

 

Commonwealth v. A.G.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Weapons charges

Date: February 1, 2016

Outcome: Charges reduced from multiple felonies to a single misdemeanor

Description: Client was charged with multiple felonies for possession of a firearm with serial numbers removed.  Client spend absolutely no time in jail and charges were reduced to a single misdemeanor.

 

Commonwealth v. F.D.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Theft & Burglary

Date: December 29, 2015

Outcome: Charges Reduced

Description: Client was charged with multiple felony thefts and burglaries.  Negotiations led to a plea to a single count of M3 conspiracy to theft.

 

Commonwealth v. K.S.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Weapons Charges

Date: December 13, 2015

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client was charged with possession of a weapon on school property and was denied ARD.  Research and motions practice resulted in a complete overhaul of the Northampton County ARD process and Client was eventually accepted into the ARD program.

 

Commonwealth v. M.P.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Drug Charges, Appeals, PCRA

Date: December 9, 2015

Outcome: Client granted new trial

Description: Client plead guilty with a prior attorney.  James Madsen convinced the court that his client's prior trial lawyer was ineffective.  The court ultimately vacated the conviction.

 

M.K. v. T.K.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Protection from Abuse (PFA), Contempt

Date: Decembet 6, 2015

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client was charged with contempt of a PFA order.  After a hearing, the Judge dismissed the charges.

 

Commonwealth v. P.A.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, Appeals, PCRA

Date: October 23, 2015

Outcome: Appellate Rights Reinstated

Description: Client's appellate counsel failed to properly appeal his case.  Upon attorney Madsen filing a PCRA, client's appellate rights were reinstated and Attorney Madsen appealed his case to the Superior Court.

 

Pressler & Pressler v. J.Z.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Debt Collection/Credit Card Defense

Date: May 08, 2015

Outcome: Judgment against Collections Agency

Description: Client was sued for the collection of a credit card debt.  Through the use of the rules of evidence we were able to defend against the claim and the collection agency left empty handed.

 

Commonwealth v. L.N.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: May 08, 2015

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client was charged with possession of marijuana. The marijuana was possessed pursuant to an out of state prescription. Production of medical records led to a dismissal of all charges.

 

Commonwealth v. B.M.

Attorney: Tyree Blair

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: May 08, 2015

Outcome: Murder Charges Withdrawn as Part of Plea Deal to Voluntary Manslaughter

Description: Client was charged with Murder when lengthy plea negotiations and trial prep led to a voluntary manslaughter disposition.

 

Commonwealth v. G.O.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Apr 17, 2015

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: Client was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct for a dispute with a neighbor. Despite video evidence, a verdict of not guilty was entered at the close of trial.

 

Commonwealth v. K.F.

Attorney: Tyree Blair

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Apr 8, 2015

Outcome: Not Guilty on Felonies / Hung Jury on Misdemeanors

Description: Client charged with multiple felonies, including aggravated assault, and misdemeanors stemming from an incident of alleged child abuse.  During the three day long jury trial, Attorney Blair established that the child's injuries were the result of an unfortunate accident and the jury refused to convict on any charges, coming back with a verdict of Not Guilty on the most serious charges.

 

Commonwealth v. D.H.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Feb 13, 2015

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client charged with simple assault and harassment. Despite client being ARD eligible, all charges were fought at the preliminary hearing resulting in a summary offense and client still being eligible for ARD in the future.

 

Commonwealth v. J.A.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Feb 10, 2015

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, reckless endangerment and terroristic threats. Through proactive representation all charges were dismissed at the preliminary hearing.

 

In Re: S.M. 754 MAL 2014

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania Supreme Court

Practice Area: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Juvenile

Date: Feb 04, 2015

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: After the Defense won on appeal at the Superior Court level, the Commonwealth appealed to the Supreme Court. Based upon briefs filed by my office, the Supreme Court denied the Commonwealth's appeal.

 

In Re: S.M. 1023 EDA 2013

Practice Area: Appeals, Criminal Defense, Juvenile

Jurisdiction: Pennsylvania Superior Court

Date: Sep 23, 2014

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: Client was wrongfully adjudicated guilty of Robbery. After a two (2) year long appellate battle, requiring 3 separate brief filings, the Pennsylvania Superior Court reversed the Common Pleas Court and Ordered my client's record be expunged and his release from incarceration.

 

Com. v. B.R.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, White Collar Crime

Date: Jul 07, 2014

Outcome: Charges Dismissed

Description: Client accused of stealing $700,000.00. Charges were dismissed on the eve of trial.

 

D.M. v. M.E.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Civil Lawsuits & Disputes

Date: Apr 14, 2014

Outcome: Client awarded $9,000

Description: After a bad breakup, client's belongings were destroyed and/or stolen by her ex-boyfriend. After a four (4) hour trial the Judge awarded a $9,000 judgment in favor of my client.

 

Com v. R.O.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Apr 29, 2014

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: Client was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct for a fight occurring at his place of work. After the Commonwealth presented it case the charges were dismissed subsequent to a motion for acquittal.

 

Commonwealth v. R.A.

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI

Date: Apr 04, 2014

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: Client was charged with 2nd Offense DUI with a refusal enhancement and faced a mandatory minimum sentence of three (3) months. Through aggressive preliminary hearing representation and motion practice, the Commonwealth's case was severely handicapped and the DUI charges were withdrawn on the eve of trial.

 

K v M

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Northampton County

Practice Area: Child Custody

Date: Jul 17, 2013

Outcome: Client awarded custody and relocation of child

Description: After a two day custody trial, my client, an active military father, was awarded primary custody and relocation of his child.

 

J.F. v. ABM

Attorney: James Madsen

Practice Area: Unemployment Benefits

Date: Apr 29, 2013

Outcome: Referee found for our client

Description: Claimant was denied benefits by unemployment office. Referee reversed and award benefits to client at after trial.

 

M.G. v. Wells Fargo

Attorney: James Madsen

Practice Area: Employment & Labor, Unemployment Appeals, Unemployment Benefits

Date: Mar 11, 2013

Outcome: UCBR Granted Client's Benefits

Description: Wells Fargo pretextually terminated client. Client lost at hearing but won an $8,000 award after written appeal to U.C.B.R.

 

Commonwealth v. D

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Oct 08, 2012

Outcome: Not Guilty

 

In re Juvenile

Attorney: James Madsen

Jurisdiction: Lehigh County

Practice Area: Criminal Defense

Date: Sep 12, 2012

Outcome: Not Guilty

Description: Client found not guilty on all charges after the sufficiency of the commonwealth's evidence was brought into question at trial.

 

 

 

 

 

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