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Commonwealth v. J.A. - PWID Drugs REDUCED to Misdemeanor - NO JAIL TIME

February 2016

Client was arrested in a hotel room after a questionable entry and search by law enforcement. In client's possession were multiple bags of a controlled substance, resulting in felony charges of possession with intent to distribute. Missing from the equation were large amounts of currency, scales, or other incidents of distribution. Ms. Harris hired a private investigator, caught government witnesses in telling misleading statements at court, and challenged the entry and search. As a result of this aggressive campaign, the client gratefully accepted a resolution of a MISDEMEANOR possession charge for a nominal FINE - NO jail time, NO probation, NO community service.

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Phoenix Harris

Ms. Harris was named one of the "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by the National Trial Lawyers Association in 2014, "Top 40 Under 40" in 2015, "Top Lawyer" by Who's Who Global Directory, and a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers in 2016. In the past year alone, Ms. Harris has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged, such as: accessory to homicide, felonious mob assault, attempted malicious wounding, robbery, abduction, arson, possession with intent to distribute, burglary, counterfeiting, sodomy with a minor, child abuse, domestic assault, and more

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