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Recent Federal Cases

United States v. John Doe

Conspiracy to Commit Bank Robbery- Not Guilty after four-day trial in federal court. Client charged with helping to facilitate a bank robbery with alleged cohorts.

United States v. John Doe

Following two-month federal RICO trial, Client found not guilty of Attempted Murder.

United States v. John Doe

Following two-week federal trial, Client acquitted (not guilty) of 924(c) charge, involving the use of a weapon in conjunction with a violent felony or serious drug offense. This charge would have resulted in an additional 25-year mandatory minimum sentence.

United States v. John Doe

Charged with a federal gun crime- felon in possession, Attorney Lynch brought this case to trial on two separate occasions, each resulting in a hung jury. Unable to secure a conviction, the Government moved to dismiss this case with prejudice.

Sex Crimes

United States v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant in a case styled United States v. John Doe (due to the nature of the case, the client has requested to remain anonymous) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida. The Defendant was charged with serious internet crimes of a sexual nature and Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to consider the Defendant’s background and personal characteristics before making a determination and was able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant charged with serious internet sexual crime in the Circuit Court for St. Charles County, Missouri. Attorney Lynch recommended to the Court that they consider the Defendant’s background before making a determination in the case. Lynch was successfully able to urge the Court to sentence the Defendant to PROBATION in this case.

United States v. John Doe

Attorney Lynch recently represented a Defendant for charges involving serious sex crimes in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The Defendant was facing life in prison (generally 470 months), and Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to consider the Defendant’s age and the availability of treatment to the Defendant in creating a sentence that matched his personal needs. Attorney Lynch was able to obtain a substantially lower sentence ( a 75 percent reduction) for his client.

Drug Crimes

United States v. John Doe

Charged with possession of pseudoephedrine knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (pill shopping). Facing a presumptive guidelines range/term of imprisonment of 108 to 125 months, Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to issue a significant variance and downward departure from which he as able to obtain a sentence of 60 months for his client.

United States v. Jane Doe

Defendant charged with possession of pseudoephedrine knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine (pill shopping). Facing a presumptive guidelines range/term of imprisonment of 87 to 108 months, Attorney Lynch successfully urged the Court to use a 70 to 87 month starting point from which he as able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

United States v. Jane Doe

Charged with possession of pseudoephedrine, knowing same would be used to manufacture methamphetamine, client was facing a term of imprisonment of between 37 to 46 months. Following arguments at sentencing, Attorney John Lynch was able to successfully urge the Court to impose a sentence of PROBATION.

State of Missouri v. Jane Doe

Defendant was charged with Felony Possession of Cocaine, Drug Paraphernalia, and Marijuana. Following a series of hearings, submission of certain pertinent motions and successful argument to the prosecuting attorney, Attorney Lynch was able to show that Defendant was not actually in possession of any narcotic or apparatus used to ingest a narcotics such that she could not be prosecuted. Accordingly, the prosecuting attorney DISMISSED all counts based on Attorney Lynch’s representations regarding the merits of the case at the trial.

Other State Criminal Cases

Unlawful Use of a Weapon

NOT GUILTY verdict following 3-day jury trial. Client was charged with unlawful use when trespassers approached him on his own property. Jury disagreed with these charges and acquitted him in rapid fashion for self-defense.

Felony DWI’s

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a Class C Felony DWI in the St. Charles County Circuit Court, Defendant was given PROBATION due to the diligent work of the Law Offices of John M. Lynch. Attorney Lynch was able to secure the filing of the lesser charge of a Class B Misdemeanor for his client due to questionable evidence regarding the felony charge.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a Class D Felony DWI in the St. Louis County Circuit Court, Attorney Lynch was successfully able to amend the charge to a Class A Misdemeanor because of a forensic evidence issue. Notwithstanding multiple priors, Attorney Lynch was able to obtain a sentence of PROBATION for his client.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Originally filed as a Manslaughter-DWI case, this St. Charles County Case had to be refiled as a Class B Misdemeanor after Attorney Lynch examined the evidence, employed an expert reconstructionist, and determined that the evidence could not attribute fault to the client. Client received PROBATION.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Client charged with 7th offense DWI. Following depositions, pretrial hearings, and other litigation efforts, client and Attorney Lynch showed for trial. Prosecuting DISMISSED all charges just prior to the start of trial.

State of Missouri v. John Doe

Charged with a second offense DWI, Defendant was found NOT GUILTY following a trial wherein the State was unable to prove Defendant was operating the vehicle in question or when Defendant would have been intoxicated. Highlighting inconsistencies in the 2389 Alcohol Influence Report, as well as other facts suggesting Defendant was not operating the motor vehicle at the time of his arrest, Attorney Lynch was able to secure the not guilty verdict. Congratulations to the client!

State of Missouri v. John Doe

4th Offense- Defendant was found NOT GUILTY following 2-day jury trial. Client charged with felony DWI where there were multiple BAC results, but little else insofar as indication of intoxication.

Personal Injury Cases

Accident – Injuries as the result of an Impaired Driver

Attorney Lynch recently settled multiple six-figure accident claims wherein the client suffered severe injuries as the result of an impaired driver. Attorney Lynch was able to successfully negotiate a settlement that truly represented the scope and nature of his client’s injuries.

Wrongful Death Settlement

– Settled significant-SEVEN FIGURE wrongful death case where family member was killed by commercial vehicle while on private property. Helped family navigate a very difficult case to achieve maximum compensation

Accident- Passenger in Motor Vehicle

Passenger sustained significant injuries as a result of a traffic accident and was required to remain hospitalized for several weeks. Parties settled before trial for $275,000.00.