Commonwealth v. B.W. - ASSAULT - NOT GUILTY AT TRIAL
CASE RESULT- Comm v. B.W. - Bench trial, FOUND NOT GUILTY
Client was accused of assaulting her roommate by hitting him repeatedly with a heavy object. Evidence at trial included testimony of multiple witnesses and photographs of alleged injuries at the hospital. Harris & Carmichael vigorously defended her innocence at a bench trial, arguing self-defense. In a win for justice, the judge found B.W. NOT GUILTY!
Ms. Carmichael was named one of the "Top 40 Under 40" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2015 and 2016, and "Top 10 Under 40 by National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2015, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. Ms. Carmichael has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged, such as: felony strangulation, cyber attacks, arson, possession with intent to distribute, federal drug conspiracies, domestic assault, and more.