Successful Court Cases

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STATE v. J.C. - In December 2015, we had a jury trial with an offer of fifteen (15) years State Prison, 85% with no parole for a charge ofarmed robbery. The client was a high school student with no priorrecord. We received a Not Guilty verdict on all charges.

STATE v. A.J. August 2016. Client was charged with five (5) 1st degreecharges, including kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault, and armedrobbery. if he was convicted of the charges, he would be facing a lifesentence of which 85% would be without parole. After a one month trial,he was found Not Guilty of all the 1st degree charges and Not Guilty of allbut two (2) of the 2nd degree charges. Sentencing is pending.

STATE V. THIGPEN - OCEAN COUNTY MURDER TRIAL - "HUNG ON ALL COUNTS" - DISMISSED
This case was a murder trial in Ocean County Superior Court. Attorney Michael H. Schreiber represented Dennis Thigpen who was charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, possession of a weapon and possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. This was the third time that this case was tried. Michael H. Schreiber tried the case twice and the jury was hung on all counts during both of his trials. The charges were dismissed.

STATE V. STREET - CUMBERLAND COUNTY - POSSESSION OF A HANDGUN - DISMISSED
Mr. Street was charged with possession of a handgun and tampering with evidence. Attorney Michael H. Schreiber filed a suppression motion arguing that the police searched Mr. Street's home without obtaining informed consent or having a warrant. After written motions were submitted and oral arguments were heard, the judge suppressed the evidence. As a result of the evidence being suppressed the charges were dismissed.

STATE V. ATLANTIC CITY COUNCILMAN MARTY SMALL - ATLANTIC COUNTY - ELECTION FRAUD - "NOT GUILTY"
This case was a high profile case that gained national attention as the "Atlantic City Voter Fraud Case". The trial lasted for six (6) months between October of 2010 and March of 2011. Attorney Michael H. Schreiber represented LuQuay Zahir who was one of six (6) people tried. The jury returned a not guilty verdict on all counts.

STATE V. HURT - ATLANTIC COUNTY MURDER TRIAL - "NOT GUILTY"
This case was a murder trial in Atlantic County Superior Court. The murder occurred in Atlantic City. Jeramiah Hurt and his co-defendant Jy Smartel were charged with shooting a man to death in August 2006 at the Stanley Holmes Village in Atlantic City. Attorney Michael H. Schreiber represented Mr. Hurt. The jury returned a not guilty verdict on murder, conspiracy, endangering an injured victim, aggravated assault and weapons offenses after eight (8) hours of deliberation.

STATE V. RIDLEY - ATLANTIC COUNTY MURDER TRIAL -
"NOT GUILTY"

This case was a murder trial in Atlantic County Superior Court. William Ridley was charged with murdering a man in the course of committing a robbery. The jury returned a not guilty verdict on the charges of Murder and Felony Murder.

STATE V. VO - THEFT AND DECEPTION
This was a case that involved a $750,000 casino scam. Mr. Vo was charged with participating in a mini-baccarat scam that bilked Caesars Casino out of at least $750,000. He was charged with second-degree offenses and faced up to ten (10) years in prison. Michael H. Schreiber was the attorney was able to get him probation.

STATE V. DOUGLAS - EMBEZZLEMENT - "NOT GUILTY"
Mr. Douglas was accused of conspiring to embezzle $229,000 from a bank. After more than a full day of deliberations the jury returned a not guilty verdict and acquitted Mr. Douglas.

STATE V. HILLYARD - ATLANTIC COUNTY MURDER CASE
This case was a murder case that involved the husband losing control and blacking out during the middle of a heated argument in which his wife was killed. Michael H. Schreiber was able to work out a plea deal in which Mr. Hillyard would serve nine (9) years for the killing of his wife.