Case Results

  • Conviction Reversed
    People v. Doe
    In 2008, Marc tried a drug distribution case and throughout the litigation asserted the government was withholding information and evidence helpful to the defense. The trial judge denied Marc’s requests for information, the Court of Appeals reversed ...
  • Mandatory Life Case Dismissed
    People v. Gomez, et. al.
    In 2021, Marc represented a client in Los Angeles Superior Court who was charged with kidnapping to commit robbery, which carries a mandatory life sentence upon conviction. After the preliminary hearing the case was dismissed. Client was held on $1 ...
  • Bail Reduced from $1 Million to $30,000
    People v. Guerrero, et al
    In 2018, Marc agreed to represent a client that was held in custody with bail set at $1 million. Marc got bail reduced to $30,000. Marc’s client was charged in Fresno Superior Court with possession of a machine gun, possession of an assault weapon, ...
  • Bank Robbery Conviction Reversed
    People v. Jiminez
    In 2006, Marc tried a bank robbery case during which his client was identified by four witnesses. The trial judge, over Marc’s objection, admitted DNA evidence. The Court of Appeal reversed the conviction holding the trial judge denied Marc’s client ...
  • Sentenced to Probation and Released
    People v. Rodriguez, et al
    In 2016, Marc tried a case in which his client was charged in Fresno Superior Court with inciting a riot, assault with a deadly weapon upon Correctional Officer (CO) Lawrence Lopez, and assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury upon CO ...
  • Charges Dismissed - Insanity Defense
    United States v. Brown
    In 2010, Marc successfully defended a client charged with attempted murder, the charges were dismissed following a hung jury based on the defense of insanity. United States v. Brown , case number 1:08-cr-347 (EDCA).
  • Not Guilty Verdict
    United States v. Ferguson
    In 2009, Marc obtained not guilty verdicts in federal court on charges of first and second-degree murder. United States v. Ferguson , case number, 1:08-cr-116 (EDCA).
  • United States v. Martinez
    In 2020, the Federal Court appointed Marc to represent client. On February 23, 2021, the court, over the government’s objection, granted Marc’s motion for compassionate release of his client who had served 102 months of a 262 month sentence. Client ...
  • 10 Year Mandatory Minimum Charge Dismissed
    United States v. Mitchell
    In 2012, Marc represented a client charged in federal court with carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking offense, felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. The ...
  • Motion Suppression of Wiretaps
    United States v. Reyna
    In 2011, Marc represented a client charged with distribution of methamphetamine, conspiracy to distribute and manufacture methamphetamine, and possession of chemicals used to manufacture methamphetamine. Marc moved to suppress federal and state ...
  • 15 Year Mandatory Minimum Charge Dismissed
    United States v. York, et al
    In 2016, Marc was appointed by the federal court in Fresno to represent a client charged with conspiracy to commit murder in aid of racketeering, sex trafficking by force, fraud, and coercion, and use of a facility of interstate commerce to promote ...
  • Govt. Motion for $3.1 Million Denied
    United States v. Habash, et al
    In 2020, Marc represented a client charged in Federal Court with the distribution of synthetic drugs, the drug charges were dismissed, in exchange for a plea to violating a financial reporting requirement, and the district court denied the ...
  • Military Veterans Conviction Reversed
    United States v. Mancia
    In 2009, Marc accepted the assignment of appealing a military veteran’s conviction for allegedly stealing a couple of bottles of water in Yosemite National Park. The veteran’s conviction was reversed on the grounds the trial judge made clearly ...
  • Court of Appeals Reversed the Decision
    United States v. Gladding
    In 2011, Marc sought return of his client’s personal computer files seized by the government, the district court denied Marc’s request. The Court of Appeals reversed, holding the district court erred. United States v. Gladding , 775 F.3d 1149 (9 th ...