In New York County, the average acquittal rate (NOT GUILTY on all counts) for felony trials is only 14%.  A. Adam Mehrfar’s jury trial acquittal rate is 71%.  Below are some of the results in criminal case jury trials.  Please remember that past results on jury trials are not a guarantee of future success.

(Names of the accused have been withheld to maintain confidentiality)

Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Roger Hayes presiding:
People v. ____________

Charges in the Indictment:

Penal Law(PL) 220.31(1) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree – Sale of Ecstasy to an Undercover Police Officer;
PL 220.44(2) Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree- Possession of Ecstasy with the Intent to Sell.

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Phillip Grella presiding:
People v. ____________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 220.39(1) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree – Sale of Cocaine to an Undercover Police Officer;
PL 220.44(2) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in or near School Grounds.

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Renee White presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 120.05(4) Assault in the Second Degree- By means of a Deadly Weapon or Instrument

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Criminal Court – Kings County

Honorable John Carter presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Information:

PL 120.00 (1) Assault in the Third Degree – Intentional
PL 265.01 (2) Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Fourth Degree – Possession of a Firearm
PL 120.14 (1) Menacing in the second degree – Intentional
PL 240.26 (1) Harassment in the Second Degree

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Carol Berkman presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 220.44 (2) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance – Upon School Grounds
PL 220.39 (1) (2 Counts) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree
PL 220.16 (1) Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree – possession with the intent to sell

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable John A.K. Bradley presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 220.39 (1) (2 Counts) Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree
PL 220.16 (1) Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree – possession with the intent to sell
PL 220.16 (12) Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree – aggregate weight of more than one-half an ounce or more

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Bud Goodman presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 155.30(4) Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – Credit Card
PL 155.30(5) Grand Larceny in the Fourth Degree – Taken from the Person of Another

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Criminal Court – New York County

Honorable Arlene Goldberg presiding:
People v. ________

Charges in the Information:

PL 130.55 Sexual Abuse in the Third Degree – Sexual Contact
PL 135.05 Unlawful Imprisonment in the Second Degree

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Criminal Court – New York County

Honorable Ruth Pickholtz presiding:
People v. ____________

Charges in the Information:

PL 120.00(1) Assault in the Third Degree – Intent to Cause Physical Injury;
PL 120.00(2) Assault in the Third Degree – Recklessly Cause Physical Injury;
PL 120.14(1) Menacing in the Second Degree – Intent to Place Another in Fear of Physical Injury;
PL 265.01 Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree – Possession with Intent to Use.

Jury Verdict on All Charges: NOT GUILTY


Supreme Court – New York County

Honorable Bonnie Wittner presiding:
People v. ____________

Charges in the Indictment:

PL 165.10 Auto Stripping in the Second Degree;
PL 140.35 Possession of Burglar’s Tools.

Trial Order of Dismissal (Case Dismissed by the Court before Jury Instructions)


– A.P. New York, NY
    

“Adam’s experience, knowledge, sincerity, confidence, and negotiation skills yielded the best results possible (all charges fully dismissed)”
– A.P. New York, NY
– S.C. New York, NY
     "Adam often worked hard behind the scenes negotiating with the prosecutor and really went out of his way to defend me. After two brief appearances, Adam was able to get my case dismissed and for that I am forever grateful.”
– S.C. New York, NY
– A.P. New York, NY
     “A. Adam Mehrfar provides an exemplary level of legal services that surpasses all expectations.  I would highly recommend his services to anyone in need of a great criminal defense lawyer.” 
– B.E. Mount Vernon, NY
– K.N. Queens, NY
     ‘You are my Hero, and thank you for all you have done for me.’”
– K.N. Queens, NY
- J.K. Queens, NY.
    

"Adam’s skill and knowledge of the legal system were instrumental in the successful defense of my criminal case.”

– J.K. Queens, NY.
– D.N. Tuxedo, NY
     "I have dealt with many lawyers in both my professional and personal life and Adam is one of a very few litigators that I would recommend without hesitation.”
– D.N. Tuxedo, NY
- P.S., N.Y., N.Y.
     From the first consultation to the closing of the case I came to appreciate his full dedication, both on a professional and personal level. I would not hesitate to recommend him to any of my friends and colleagues.”
– P.S., N.Y., N.Y.
– D.L. New York, NY
    

“I chose A. Adam Mehrfar because I had heard that he actually cares how his clients’ cases turn out. Luckily, I was right…”
– D.L. New York, NY
– E.E. Boston, MA
    

I am a professor and my husband an attorney, we both give Adam an A+ for his legal acumen, his diligence and understanding…"
– E.E. Boston, MA