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Significant Cases

  • State vs H.T. (2010)

    DWI Dismissed- 4th Degree DWI charge dismissed, and driver's license revocation rescinded, on the basis that the police officer lacked articulable suspicion to stop the motor vehicle.

  • In Re the Matter of W.M. (2010)

    Stay of Adjudication - Client received a Stay of Adjudication, on a Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct charge, with 6 months probation

  • State vs W.J. (2010)

    Assault Dismissed - Client was charged with 5th Degree Assault and Disorderly Conduct. The Assault charge was dismissed. Client pleaded to a Petty Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct charge, by mail, and paid a fine.

  • State vs W.C. (2010)

    Stay of Adjudication - Client received a Stay of Adjudication on a Felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance (Not Marijuana) with Intent to Sell.

  • State vs V.D. (2010)

    Charge Dismissed - No Jail - Client, a Navy Veteran, was charged with DWI and Obstruction of Legal Process. Calvin Johnson negotiated a dismissal of the Obstruction Charge on the basis that the defendant was not actively resisting the officers commands. The defendant was literally unable, due to a medical condition. Client plead to the Gross Misdemeanor DWI charge. No jail.

  • State vs T.B. (2010)

    Stay of Adjudication- Client was facing five years prison for a Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, as well as DWI and Driving After Cancellation. It was the client's second lifetime drug related charge. Attorney Calvin Johnson negotiated a Stay of Adjudication of the drug charge. The DAC charge was dismissed. Client served 90 days County Jail.

  • State vs S.D. (2010)

    Drug Charge Reduced - Client was charged with four Counts: Headlight Out, Illegal Possession of Fireworks, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle. Through further case investigation by Calvin Johnson Law Firm, LLC, it was determined that the arresting officer had no basis issue the charge of Possession of Marijuana "in a Motor Vehicle". The client pleaded to a Petty Misdemeanor charge of "Small Amount" of Marijuana, keeping his driving record clean and preserving his eligibility for future financial student aid.

  • State vs S.D. (2010)

    Careless Driving - Client was arrested and charged with 4th Degree DWI, after being stopped and ticketed for failure to fully stop at a stop sign. Attorney Calvin Johnson argued that the prosecution of the DWI charge was prohibited under the Double Jeopardy Clause. The client received a plea to Careless driving.

  • State vs J.S. (2010)

    DWI Dismissed -Client was facing up to 48 months in prison for a Felony DWI charge. Client was accepted into Blue Earth County Drug Court, sentenced to probation, no jail. The vehicle that the State wanted forfeited (as a result of the DWI) was returned to the innocent owner.

  • State vs R.A. (2010)

    Charges Dismissed -Criminal charges of Driving After Cancellation and Failure to Stay in Single Lane - Dismissed.

  • State vs R.A. (2010)

    DWI Reduced - Client was charged with 3rd Degree DWI, for a first offense with one aggravating factor. Client pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of Misdemeanor DWI because Attorney Calvin Johnson argued that the prosecutor could not use the prior out-of-state DWI conviction to enhance the current charge.

  • State vs R.J. (2010)

    Disorderly Conduct - Four Counts of Felony charges of Kidnapping, False Imprisonment, and Domestic Abuse were dismissed. Client pleaded guilty to an amended charge of Disorderly Conduct, a Misdemeanor. No jail.

  • State vs R.B. (2010)

    2 Days Jail - Client received a sentence of 48 hours on a plea to 2nd Degree DWI.

  • State vs P.E. (2010)

    Possession Charge Reduced to Petty Misdemeanor - Client was charged with Small Amount of Marijuana in a Motor vehicle and at risk of losing his eligibility for Federal Financial Student Aid as a result. Attorney Calvin Johnson negotiated the charge down to a Petty Misdemeanor, Possession of Small Amount (not in a motor vehicle), keeping the charge off of client's driving record, and maintaining the client's eligibility for federal educational loans and grants.

  • State vs M.M. (2010)

    Disorderly Conduct - Gross Misdemeanor Obstruction of Legal Process, With Force, reduced to a Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct.

  • State vs M.G. (2010)

    Careless Driving - Calvin Johnson Law Firm negotiated a plea to Careless Driving, on a DWI/DUI charge, on the basis that the breath test result was unreliable

  • State vs M.C. (2010)

    DWI Reduced- Client pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of Misdemeanor 4th Degree DWI, from a Gross Misdemeanor charge of 3rd Degree DWI. No jail.

  • State vs L.A. (2010)

    Careless Driving - Calvin Johnson Law Firm negotiated a plea to Careless Driving, on a DWI/DUI charge, on the basis that the breath test result was unreliable.

  • State vs J.G. (2010)

    Client charged with Permitting Public Nuisance & Feedlot Violation, and three other charges - Stay of Adjudication on all charges, and no jail.

  • State vs J.A. (2010)

    Stay of Adjudication/No jail - Client was charged with multiple Counts of Felony Possession of Drugs and Possession of Stolen Property. Client received a Stay of Adjudication. No jail.

  • State vs H.C. (2010)

    Assault Dismissed - Charged with Felony Fleeing a Police Officer in a Motor vehicle, racing to speeds over 100 mph. Pleaded guilty to Misdemeanor Careless Driving and 6 months probation

  • In Re the Matter of G.K. (2010)

    The County wanted to remove a child from the home. Calvin Johnson Law Firm worked with the family and County officials to maintain the parents custody of the child.

  • State vs F.J. (2010)

    Underage Dismissed - Client charged with Underage Consumption and Underage Drink and Drive. Attorney Calvin Johnson negotiated a dismissal of the Underage Drink and Drive on the basis that the officer lacked probable cause for the arrest.

  • State vs F.L. (2010)

    Assault Dismissed - Felony Assault on a police officer, reduced to Disorderly Conduct Misdemeanor.

  • State vs D.J. (2010)

    Not Guilty - Client was tried for Driving While Intoxicated based on the individual's driving conduct. Attorney Calvin Johnson argued the defendant was merely suffering from sleep deprivation. The jury found the defendant "Not Guilty."

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