Musical artist, "Boi Bean," at the time, a wanted fugitive, appeared at the Law Office of Joseph W. Murray in desperate need of legal representation. Together we worked hard to prove his innocence. Boi Bean then produced this video about his experience with Joe Murray.
Supreme Court Kings County - 16 Count felony Indictment involving a gunpoint robbery of an illegal high stakes card game in which a codefendant pled guilty. Upon winning my client's freedom he proposed to his girlfriend and they were married the year after.
Jury Verdict - Hung Jury - Supreme Court Kings County - multiple felony count indictment involving a residential Burglary in which my client was identified by police through a DNA match on a cigarette butt that was recovered inside of the burglarized apartment. If convicted my client would've received a State prison sentence and deported back to Italy. The Brooklyn District Attorney's Office declined to retry the case, opting instead to offer my client to plead guilty to disorderly conduct and released him.
Bench Trial - Not Guilty - DWI - Criminal Court Kings County Highway-2 officer followed client off of the Belt Parkway alleging that he could not maintain the lane, observed the odor of alcohol, bloodshot, watery eyes, slurred speech and unsteady on his feet.
Client was a former NYPD officer and retired FDNY officer charged in indictment with a violent felony assault tried in the Supreme Court, Bronx County. Defense team exposed prosecutorial misconduct and other trial irregularities warranting preclusion of the testimony of the arresting officer, as well as other adverse inference from court, resulting in a Not Guilty verdict on all counts.
Jury Trial in Supreme Court, Queens County of multiple gun charges and assorted other counts in the felony indictment arising out of a dispute that took place outside of a strip club when the anti-crime officers alleged that they observed my client pointing a firearm out of the window. The first trial ended in a hung jury. Upon retrial, the second jury reached an unanimous verdict of Not Guilty on all counts.
Jury Trial in Supreme Court, Queens County of multiple count indictment including possession of two firearms allegedly observed and recovered by the arresting officer under the my clients car seat. Jury held that my client was not guilty on all charges.
Bench trial ended with Not Guilty verdict in DWI case involving a client who was arrested at a checkpoint at the Ed Koch Queensborough Bridge. Client was removed to the 28th Precinct for IDTU testing but requested to speak with his attorney before deciding to submit to the chemical testing. Upon the denial of his right to counsel, the client refused to submit to chemical testing of his blood alcohol level. The Court ruled that the police made an improper refusal to allow my client to contact me so he refused to grant and adverse inference from his refusal to submit to the chemical test and found the officers observations not sufficient to support a verdict beyond a reasonable doubt.