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Commonwealth v. F.R. - Shoplifting - DISMISSED

August 2015

CASE RESULT: Commonwealth v. F.R. - Larceny - DISMISSED

Client, a local student struggling with depression and anxiety in the wake of trauma, was charged with shoplifting from a local store. Harris & Carmichael worked fervently to prepare a package humanizing client to the authorities, coordinating mental health treatment and other concerns. In the end, victory was achieved with a full DISMISSAL, allowing client to continue with schooling on the way to an advanced degree.

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Jessica Carmichael

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.

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