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Case Results

New York City Criminal Defense Attorney

Below are recent examples of how New York criminal defense lawyer Dan Ollen has helped his clients.

HOMICIDE

Won full acquittal after trial in infamous “Falafel Murder” homicide case. Client was charged with stabbing man to death after altercation at falafel stand in Manhattan. Jury acquitted client after accepting our self-defense argument.

Obtained dismissal of murder charges against client charged in barbershop homicide in Manhattan. The case became the subject of a Law and Order episode.

Obtained dismissal of all charges for client accused of vehicular manslaughter in Times Square in Manhattan.

WHITE COLLAR CRIME
Obtained dismissal of charges against trader charged in massive fraud conspiracy at the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Obtained dismissal of indictment against doctor charged in Medicaid fraud scheme.

Obtained dismissal of charges against dentist charged in insurance fraud conspiracy.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged in Federal income tax evasion case in the Eastern District of New York.

Obtained dismissal of RICO charges against stockbroker charged in “pump and dump” stock fraud scheme.

Obtained dismissal of charges after indictment of client charged with money laundering, grand larceny and tax evasion.

Obtained dismissal of charges against attorney charged with unemployment fraud.

Obtained dismissal of charges against business owner accused of fraudulently using customers’ credit cards.

WEAPONS CHARGES

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with Federal gun possession charges in the Southern District of New York.

Successfully represented members of well known rap entertainment group on gun possession charges.

Won suppression of handguns seized from client’s car after lengthy suppression hearing. Case was dismissed after hearing.

Obtained dismissal of gun possession charges against client after grand jury presentation.

ASSAULT/DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with breaking his girlfriend’s wrist during an argument.

Won full acquittal after trial for police officer charged with assault in off-duty incident.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with shooting New York City police officer.

Won full acquittal after trial for stockbroker charged in bar brawl.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with robbing and shooting court clerk in Manhattan.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with assaulting Suffolk County police officer.

DWI

Won full acquittal after trial for client accused of smoking marijuana while driving.

Obtained dismissal of all charges for dentist charged with smoking marijuana while driving.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with DWI and other offenses in the Hamptons on Long Island. Client refused breath test, failed all sobriety tests, almost hit a police car, blew a stop sign, drove the wrong way on Montauk Highway and admitted drinking seven glasses of champagne.

Obtained dismissal for off-duty fireman charged with DWI, vehicular assault and leaving the scene of an accident which caused serious physical injury. Client ran down pedestrian in crosswalk, fled scene, refused breath test and failed all sobriety tests.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with DWI in Manhattan. Client stopped at sobriety checkpoint and fell out of car.

Obtained dismissal for client charged with DWI in Manhattan. Client blew .18 on breath test, failed all sobriety tests and was discovered asleep at the wheel.

Obtained dismissal for client charged with DWI in Manhattan. Client hit three parked cars and blew .19 on the breath test.

KIDNAPPING

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with kidnapping, unlawful imprisonment and other offenses.

Obtained dismissal for client charged with kidnapping drug courier and holding courier for ransom.

CONSPIRACY
Obtained dismissal of Federal charges against New York State Corrections Officer charged with conspiring with organized crime member in the Eastern District of New York.
NARCOTICS CASES

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with selling cocaine to an undercover police officer.

Won full acquittal after trial for client charged with selling crack to an undercover police officer.

Obtained dismissal for client charged with accepting large quantities of cocaine through Federal Express delivery service.

Obtained dismissal for client charged with running a large-scale marijuana sale organization.

Obtained suppression of narcotics charges after lengthy hearings concerning a large amount of heroin seized from client’s apartment.

MISCELLANEOUS

Obtained dismissal for New York City police officer charged with criminal mischief in Nassau County.

Won dismissal of charges against well-known artist charged with writing graffiti.

If you have been arrested or are under investigation by law enforcement authorities, call the Law Offices of Daniel J. Ollen at (212) 619-1245. Let Dan Ollen put his 30 years of criminal justice experience to work for you.