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2017

Not Guilty Verdict (Sex Crime)
Cable, WI, man charged with 2nd Sexual Assault, False Imprisonment, Misdemeanor Battery and Felony Bail Jumping was found NOT GUILTY by a jury of all charges after Attorney Nelson successfully argued their consensual sexual affair was not a crime.
County: Bayfield
Theory of Defense: It was his insults and the potential of their immoral affair being known to family that led her to eventually blame him by telling police she was raped.
Not Guilty Verdict (Homicide)
Dunn County man found NOT GUILTY by a jury of the charge 1st Degree Reckless Homicide after Attorney Nelson successfully argued he was acting in self-defense.
County: Dunn
Theory of Defense: Angry, drunk, violent man attacked client who then defended himself, his sisters and his niece.
Not Guilty Verdict (Sex Crime)

Buffalo City, WI, man charged with three counts of 1st Degree Sexual Assault of a Child under 12 was found “not guilty” after a week-long jury trial. The jury deliberated less than one hour before agreeing with the Defense that the child was only a victim of a custody struggle who was manipulated by his mother, but that he was never sexually assaulted.

County: Buffalo
Theory of Defense: Estranged son blames father to avoid getting in trouble himself.
Not Guilty Verdict (Drunk Driving)
Glenwood City, WI, man was found NOT GUILTY by a jury of the charge OWI-4th after a two-day jury trial.
County: St. Croix
Theory of Defense: Father safely drives children home then drinks vodka to alleviate back pain.

2016

Not Guilty Verdict (Sex Crime)

Hudson, WI, college student was charged with three counts of 2nd Degree Sexual Assault and one count of Battery. On day three of jury trial, the Judge dismissed one count of Sexual Assault because the State could not meet its burden. After four days of trial, the jurors took less than 30 minutes to find him “not guilty” of all charges.

County: Pierce
Theory of Defense: Confused young woman regrets her decision to consent to she blame client.
Not Guilty Verdict (Homicide)

Pierce County mother charged with three counts of felony Vehicular Homicide and on misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving, found “not guilty” on all charges by a jury, after just two hours of deliberation.

County: Pierce
Theory of Defense: Unsafe tires, not texting, caused tragic accident on slippery winter roads.
Not Guilty Verdict (Drunk Driving)

Illinois businessman charged with OWI-2nd was found “not guilty” by a jury after Attorney Nelson convinced the jury that he was not driving while under the influence.

County: St. Croix
Theory of Defense: Anxious businessman pulls over, parks at weigh station, then drinks to relieve anxiety. Driving then drinking, not drinking then driving.

2016 – Not Guilty Verdict (Homicide)

Duluth, MN, man was found “not guilty” of Felony Murder (as a Party to a Crime) and “not guilty” of Attempted Armed Robbery and “Not Guilty” of Attempted Robbery after a four-day jury trial in Superior, WI. It took the jury less than two hours to agree with the Defense that our client did not aid or assist the individual who had shot gun.

County: Douglas
Theory of Defense: Young shooter acted on his own without any plan by group and therefore client did not aid or abet in the armed robbery or shooting; he was merely a witness at the wrong place at the wrong time

2015

Not Guilty Verdict (Drug Crime)

New Richmond, WI, man charged with Possession with Intent to Deliver Methamphetamine (PTAC) was found “not guilty” by a jury after Attorney Nelson convinced the jury that the meth was possessed by a known and convicted drug dealer.

County: St. Croix
Theory of Defense: Client’s girlfriend was dealing meth and even though she admitted it was hers the government blamed her boyfriend.
Not Guilty Verdict (Domestic)

River Falls, WI, man charged with Child Abuse Recklessly Causing Harm was found “not guilty” by a jury after Attorney Nelson convinced the jury the scientific evidence and testimony of the mother’s story was untrue.

County: Pierce

Theory of Defense: Mother of child lied about how hole in wall as caused so as to better position herself in custody/placement legal battle.

Not Guilty Verdict (Drunk Driving)

Hudson, WI, man charged with OWI-2nd was found “not guilty” by a jury after Attorney Nelson convinced the jury that another person was driving the motor vehicle.

County: St. Croix

Theory of Defense: Missing but known witness who ran from the scene was driving when vehicle crashed.

Not Guilty Verdict (Domestic)

Hager City, WI, man charged with Strangulation and Suffocation was found not guilty at a jury trial after Attorney Nelson successfully convinced the jury that his client was innocent.

County: Pierce

Theory of Defense: Angry woman exaggerated what happened during verbal argument.

2014

Not Guilty Verdict (Sex Crime)

Buffalo City, WI, man charged with multiple counts of Repeated Sexual Assault of Same Child was found not guilty after a week-long jury trial. The jury deliberated less than two hours before agreeing with the defense that the child was only a victim of a custody struggle and being manipulated by her mother, but that she was not sexually assaulted.

County: Buffalo

Theory of Defense: Manipulative mother blamed ex-husband for all wrongs in the world then convinced teenage daughter to do the same.

Not Guilty Verdict (Homicide)

Superior, WI, man found NOT GUILTY by a jury of the charge 1st Degree Intentional Homicide after Attorney Nelson successfully convinced the jury that one of the State’s prisoner witnesses was more likely to be the shooter than the accused.

County: Douglas

Theory of Defense: Government’s two main witnesses ran major drug ring in Superior and when they got busted they blamed patsy for unsolved homicide to minimize their own sentences.

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