McNicholas Law Office
McNicholas Law Office

Noteworthy Cases


CASA track 1 dismissal when client faced 10 years to life for smuggling heroin into prison; Big Pharma, physician defenses.


Alleged large scale drug trafficking organization in South Central Los Angeles: Not guilty verdict.


Anti-riot Act defense: United States District Court declared law unconstitutional (later reversed by Ninth Circuit; USSC refused to grant cert).


Not guilty verdict in federal drug conspiracy case in Los Angeles where client faced 10 years to life in convicted.


Criminal matter in United States District Court, Los Angeles involving allegedly major cocaine and marijuana conspiracy between Southern California and Detroit, Michigan. Jury trial: NOT GUILTY VERDICT!


RICO client in major motorcycle gang case facing 10-life in prison and deportation, sentenced to probation, and never deported.


Defended racketeering charges against alleged member of famous motorcycle club regarding incident in Laughlin, Nevada.
Defended agent of Las Vegas Gentlemen’s club charged with wide variety of noteworthy crimes.


Succeeded in obtaining huge reduction of sentence in drug trafficking case by arguing applicability of safety valve and United States v. Booker as supporting authority. Successfully defended corporation in ownership claim by former employee. Court instead awarded $200,000 to client on counterclaim and attorney’s fees. Money Laundering charge in major drug conspiracy: Case dismissed. Successfully defended claim for defective air bag deployment following auto accident.