The most crucial moments in defending any criminal case often occur in the initial days of proceedings. The choices made and actions taken by the defense in those times can shape the trajectory of the entire case and often represent the difference between a favorable outcome and one that negatively impacts an entire life. One of those critical times is the fight for release from jail.
When the State itself is arguing an accused is a danger to the community, it is important to have the best and boldest advocates fighting on your behalf.
In this case, Megan Dorsey of Rothstein Donatelli's Santa Fe office, successfully argued a client charged with firing a weapon in downtown Santa Fe should be released from custody and ensured the presumption of innocence applied no matter the allegations.
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