Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney – Criminal Law Cases

U.S. v. Durrani

Attorney David J. Kramer expertly handled a criminal matter where the Defendant had 34 counts of prescription fraud dismissed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (Federal Court).


State of Michigan v. Ziemba

Defendant was charged with 2nd degree murder for allegedly running a stop sign while intoxicated and crashing into another vehicle, killing the driver and critically injuring the passenger. Defendant had a BAC of .16 at the time of the crash, but Attorney David Kramer was able to get the blood results suppressed and the Defendant was able to plead guilty to two lesser misdemeanors.


State of Michigan v. Moreno

Attorney David Kramer represented Defendant on a charge of 2nd Degree murder for allegedly killing his fiancé who was a passenger in the vehicle. Defendant was driving when Defendant crashed into a vehicle while allegedly intoxicated. Attorney David Kramer was able to get the charges reduced to manslaughter and Defendant served less than one year in jail.


State of Michigan v. Santiago

Defendant was charged with being in possession of over 650 kilograms of cocaine, the biggest drug bust in County history. Defendant faced a mandatory 30 years in prison, but Attorney David Kramer was able to get Defendant’s sentence reduced to 3 years.


State of Michigan v. McKenzie

Defendant was charged with the capital offense of attempted murder. Attorney David Kramer was able to get charges reduced to a misdemeanor. This was the first time in history that a capital offense in Macomb County was reduced to a misdemeanor.


City of Novi v. Turner

Defendant was charged with OWI, (operating while intoxicated – commonly known as drunk driving). Defendant’s breath tests were .12 and .12. Attorney David Kramer tried the case in front of a jury and the result of not guilty (acquittal).


City of Westland v. Scheffer

Defendant was charged with Domestic Violence (Assault and Battery) and the result of the jury trial was a not guilty verdict (acquittal).


State of Michigan v. Adamkiewicz

Defendant was charged with two acts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the first degree (CSC or more commonly know as Rape). One charge was dismissed at the preliminary examination upon the motion of Attorney David Kramer. The other charge was ultimately dismissed.


State of Michigan v. McCleery

Defendant was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 2nd Degree (CSC or more commonly known as rape). The case was ultimately dismissed.


U.S. v. Fry

Attorney David J. Kramer represented Defendant in a telemarketing fraud case post conviction. The Defendant retained Attorney David J. Kramer to represent him at his Federal Sentencing and Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get five years knocked off the Defendant’s sentence.


State of Michigan v. Dyer

Defendant was charged with OWI 2nd Offense (operating while intoxicated – commonly known as drunk driving). The result of the jury trial was a verdict of not guilty (acquittal).


State of Michigan v. Fratto

Defendant was charged with OWI. The matter was reduced to a Minor in Possession (MIP).


State of Michigan v. Mills

Defendant was charged with Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident. The charges were ultimately reduced to Reckless Driving.


U.S. v. Tocco

Attorney David Kramer represented one of the Defendants in the infamous Mafia prosecution in Federal Court.


State of Michigan v. Brockerman

Defendant was charged with Domestic Violence. The case was ultimately dismissed.


State of Michigan v. JOHN DOE

Defendant was charged with three counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st Degree (CSC or more commonly known as Rape). The charges were reduced at the Preliminary Exam to Aggravated Assault and then taken under advisement. The Defendant served no jail and ended up with no criminal record.


State of Michigan v. Butz

Defendant was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct – 1st Degree (CSC or more commonly known as Rape). Attorney David Kramer was able to get the charges reduced at the Preliminary Exam to Aggravated Assault and the Defendant served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Gorde

Defendant was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct – 1st Degree and 3rd Degree (CSC or more commonly known as Rape). Attorney David Kramer was able to get the charges dismissed.


State of Michigan v. Stang

Defendant was charged with 14 Counts of Criminal Sexual Abusive Activity, a 20 year felony. Defendant’s charges were reduced to one count of Criminal Sexual Conduct – 4th Degree, a misdemeanor, and Defendant served less than two years in prison.


State of Michigan v. Holbel

Defendant was charged with Home Invasion – 1st Degree, a 15 year felony. The charges were ultimately reduced to Unlawful Entry, a misdemeanor and Defendant was given probation.


State of Michigan v. Turner

Defendant was charged with Fleeing and Eluding. After a bench trial, the matter was reduced to Reckless Driving.


State of Michigan v. Terry

Defendant was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver. At a jury trial, the Defendant was found not guilty.


U.S. v. Dowdell

Defendant was charged with multiple federal felonies. Attorney David Kramer was able to get Defendant’s sentence reduced from 9 years to 18 months.


State of Michigan v. Zehel

Defendant was charged with domestic violence. Attorney David Kramer tried the case and a jury came back with a verdict of not guilty.


State of Michigan v. Bradbury

Defendant was charged with Reckless Driving and Assault and Battery. Attorney David Kramer tried this case and a jury came back after five minutes of deliberation with a verdict of not guilty.


State of Michigan v. Irmscher

Defendant was charged with Sexual Delinquency – Adult, which carries a possible penalty of one day to life. Attorney David Kramer was able to have the charge reduced to Felonious Assault and the Defendant served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Kalka

Attorney David Kramer defended his client against 2 counts of Obstruction of Justice and one count of Malicious Destruction of Property in Lapeer County. The Defendant was found not guilty on all counts at the jury trial.


State of Michigan v. Leen

Attorney David Kramer tried this case in front of a jury involving a count of assault and battery against a minor. The verdict was “not guilty”.


State of Michigan v. Zaic

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct 1st degree and had been accused of this conduct against his own daughter. Mr. Kramer represented his Client in Grand Traverse County (Traverse City). David Kramer was able to prove the Client was innocent and the case was dismissed.


State of Michigan v. Hartmann

Attorney David Kramer client was charged in Preque Isle County with domestic violence. David Kramer was able to get the case dismissed.


City of Walled Lake v. Little

Attorney David Kramer tried this case wherein his client was charged with domestic violence and the client was found not guilty.


State of Michigan v. Garrish

Attorney David Kramer was able to get a not guilty verdict for his client who was charged with lewd and lavicious behavior in front of a minor.


State of Michigan v. Norton

The Defendant was charged with assault and battery in the Westland District Court and Attorney David Kramer got the case thrown out.


MSYSA v Knott

The minor defendant was suspended from the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association and David Kramer appealed the suspension to the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Attorney David Kramer won the appeal and got the defendant reinstated in time to play in the State Cup Finals wherein the defendant scored both goals, was MVP and gave the MVP award to his teammate who had leukemia.


State of Nevada v. Davidson

Attorney David Kramer successfully had his Client transferred to a minimum security prison and handled the Client’s parole eligibility hearing which David Kramer won (Note: David Kramer was not the attorney who lost this Defendant’s case at trial).


State of Michigan v. Spicko

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with domestic violence in the Rochester District Court and after conducting a jury trial, David Kramer’s client was found “not guilty.”


State of Michigan v. Korman

Attorney David Kramer tried this case before a jury wherein his client was charged with domestic violence in the 48th District Court (Bloomfield Hills) and the client was found not guilty.


State of Michigan v. Toth

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with rape (CSC 1st Degree) in Grand Rapids, Michigan (Kent County). David Kramer, Attorney had the charges thrown out.


City of Novi v Markou

Defendant was charged with OWI (drunk driving) and a jury found the Defendant not guilty.


State of Michigan v Choly

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with discharge of a firearm in an occupied dwelling in the 48th District Court. David Kramer, Attorney got the charges reduced and the Defendant served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Kirka

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with 5 counts of Possession/Distribution of Child Pornography in the Livingston County Circuit Court (44th Circuit). Mr. Kramer had some of the counts thrown out and the Defendant served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Ledge

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with child abuse in Ypsilanti and Mr. Kramer tried this case before a jury who rendered a not guilty verdict.


State of Michigan v. Duran

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 1st Degree (Rape). Mr. Kramer got the charges reduced to a misdemeanor and the Client served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Koziara

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with Operating While Intoxicated, 3rd Offense (a felony). At the Oakland County Circuit Court, Attorney David Kramer was able to get the Defendant’s statement and blood results suppressed and the case was dismissed.


State of Michigan v. Kuza

Attorney David Kramer’s client was charged with Felony Firearm, (a crime carrying a mandatory prison term of two years if convicted), being a felon in possession of a firearm and felonious assault. Attorney David Kramer tried this case in the Wayne County Circuit Court – Frank Murphy Hall of Justice – and the Defendant was found not guilty on all counts.


State of Michigan v. Snyder

The Defendant was charged with two counts of CSC 1st Degree, a felony offense carrying a penalty of life in prison and two counts of CSC 2nd Degree, a 15 year felony. Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the charges reduced to two lesser offenses.


State of Michigan v. Dobbins

The Defendant was charged with malicious destruction of property, the felony version, and Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the charges dismissed.


City of Wolverine Lake v. Siemeneak

The Defendant was charged with being an MIP (Minor in Possession of alcohol). Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the PBT results suppressed and the Defendant’s charge was dismissed.


City of Redford v. Holme

This case was a domestic violence case wherein Attorney David J. Kramer got an acquittal for his client.


State of Michigan v. Baldwin

The Defendant was charged with Criminal Sexual Conduct in the 1st Degree in Clinton County and Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the charge reduced to a misdemeanor and the client avoided prison time.


State of Michigan v. Anschuetz

The Defendant was charged with domestic violence and evidence was submitted against the Defendant in the form of pictures and testimony documenting a black eye and a bitten nose of the “alleged” victim. Attorney David J. Kramer used a self defense theory for this case and the Defendant was found not guilty.


State of Michigan v. Snider

The Defendant was charged with two counts of Criminal Sexual Conduct in the First Degree in Calhoun County and Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the charges significantly reduced and saved the Defendant 20 years of prison time.


City of Novi v. John Doe

The Defendant was charged with MIP (Minor in Possession of Alcohol). Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the case dismissed.


Driver’s License Restoration Hearings

Attorney David J. Kramer has helped more than 250 Clients get their Driver’s License reinstated.


State of Michigan v. Anthony

Defendant was charged with armed robbery in Washtenaw County. The client was already on probation for another felony. Attorney David Kramer was able to get the Defendant a one year jail sentence to run concurrent with the violation of probation while getting the principle charge reduced to a larceny in a building.


State of Michigan v. Stewart

The Defendant was charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Deliver, a Felony. Attorney David J. Kramer tried this case in front of a jury in Oakland County and the Defendant was found not guilty of the charge. Attorney David J. Kramer hired expert Randall Commissaris, a Professor in Pharmacology to testify on behalf of the Defendant.


State of Michigan v. Cameron

The Defendant was charged with mutiple Home Invasions, First Degree. Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the Defendant boot camp in lieu of prison time. Attorney David Kramer submitted a Sentencing Memorandum and enlisted the help of renowned Psychologist, Steven Miller in this case.


State of Michigan v. Bartel

The Defendant was charged with violating the terms of her felony probation. Attorney David Kramer was able to get the Defendant’s probation continued without any further consequences.


State of Michigan v. Ahsan

The Defendant was charged with Domestic Violence in the 48TH District Court. Attorney David J. Kramer was able to get the Domestic Violence charge dismissed.


O’Sullivan v. Secretary of State

The Client was denied a restricted driver’s license by the Driver License Appeal Division (DLAD). Rather than waiting the required year to reapply, the client hired Attorney David Kramer who requested a remand from the Circuit Court back to the DLAD. The Court ordered the remand and the client was given another DLAD hearing within 40 days and the DLAD approved a restricted driver’s license for the Client.


Township of Canton v. V. Davis

The Defendant was charged with Assault and Battery. After a bench trial, the Defendant was found guilty. Attorney David Kramer DID NOT try this case but was hired to appeal the judge’s decision. Kramer appealed the verdict to the 3rd Circuit Court in Detroit and argued that the verdict was not supported by the testimony elicited at trial. Incredibly, the Circuit Court reversed the District Judge’s verdict and and vacated the Defendant’s conviction. Consequently, the Defendant was exonerated of all charges and has a clean record again.


State of Michigan v. Purcell

The Defendant was charged with Indecent Exposure as a Sexually Delinquent Adult, a charge carrying mandatory prison time. This charge is akin to a CSC case. Attorney David J. Kramer held a Preliminary Examination and the Defendant was NOT bound over on the felony charge. Attorney David J. Kramer convinced the District Court Judge to reduce the charge to a misdemeanor, using a corpus dilecti argument, and the Defendant avoided a felony conviction and served no jail time.


State of Michigan v. Vultaggio

The Defendant was charged with Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW) and a Felony Firearm charge which carries a mandatory prison sentence. Attorney David Kramer was able to get the charges reduced to a misdemeanor driving offense and the Defendant did not serve a day in jail.


Blasco v. JOHN DOEs I-VI

This was one of, if not the first, Internet defamation cases to hit the courts in Michigan. Kramer’s client had been slandered over the Internet on youth soccer sites. Kramer filed a civil Complaint in the Oakland County Circuit Court, using the screen names as John Does, AKA the individual Screen Names. This gave him subpoena power and Kramer then obtained the IP address of each Defendant. He then subpoenaed the Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to get each computer’s IP addresses’ identity. Kramer uncovered the identity of the perpetrators and negotiated a private settlement with each Defendant’s attorney and/or Defendant.


State of Michigan v. Ortiz

The client was charged with Armed Robbery and Home Invasion First Degree. After holding the Preliminary Examination, Attorney David J. Kramer noticed several holes in the alleged victims’ testimony. Kramer then hired noted video expert Ed Primeau to corroborate the Client’s alibi at the time the alleged offense occurred. Attorney David Kramer was able to get all charges dismissed.


State of Michigan v. Hunwick

The Defendant was charged with Operating while Intoxicated (OWI, DUI) 3rd Offense, a Felony. Attorney David Kramer filed a motion to suppress the breath evidence based on a 4th Amendment violation. The Honorable Brian MacKenzie granted the defense motion, refused to bind the case over to Circuit Court and dismissed the charges against the Defendant. The Defendant walked out of the courtroom a free man and without a felony on his record.


 

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