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Case Results

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Summit County Juvenile Court -vs- M.W.: Juvenile client was charged with Rape, a First Degree Felony. After much effort, the case was dismissed and Jeff’s client moved on with his life.

State of Ohio -vs- A.S.: Client was charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery and was facing twenty years in prison. Jeff Laybourne and his client took the case to a week-long jury trial that resulted in Not Guilty verdicts on all charges.

State of Ohio -vs- R.K.: Client was charged with Obstructing Official Business and Resisting Arrest. Jeff and his client took the case to a jury trial that resulted in Not Guilty verdicts on all charges.

State of Ohio -vs- R.B.: Client was charged with three counts of Felony Domestic Violence and faced years in prison. Jeff and his client took the case to a jury trial that resulted in Not Guilty verdicts on all charges.

State of Ohio -vs- A.K.: Client was charged with Felony Possession of Drugs and faced prison time. Jeff and his client took the case to trial that resulted in Not Guilty verdicts on all charges.

State of Ohio -vs- A.W.: Client was charged with Felony Domestic Violence and faced prison time. Case went to trial and client was acquitted of all charges.

State of Ohio -vs- D.P.: Client was charged with Murder and was facing life in prison. Jeff successfully negotiated a plea bargain that resulted in a reduced charge of Manslaughter, sparing his client a life sentence.

State of Ohio -vs- G.N.: Client was charged with Aggravated Murder and was facing life in prison. A plea was negotiated that resulted in a reduced charge of Manslaughter.

In the News

March 4, 2016 Coventry Township trustee acquitted in Election Day altercation with sheriff deputy – By Adam Ferrise Cleveland.com

November 24, 2015 Coventry Township trustee-elect fighting criminal charges – By Adam Ferrise Cleveland.com

November 14, 2016 Defense attorney calls investigation ‘botched’; prosecutors say Akron woman shot, killed her boyfriend – By Stephanie Warsmith – Beacon Journal staff writer

September 12, 2012 Ohio hospital shooting: Mercy killing or murder? – By Thomas J. Sheeran and John Seewer