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Controversial “Chokehold” Case Results in Not Guilty All Counts

Jury sides with man restrained by plainclothes sheriff’s detective after driving incident on Interstate 8 in 2017

Robert Branch III, 27, faced felony and misdemeanor charges including resisting an officer by force, attempting to spray the detective with pepper spray and failing to provide his driver’s license and registration. After deliberating about two days, a San Diego Superior Court jury announced Thursday evening that it had reached a not guilty decision on the case.

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When you’re facing the criminal justice system – a system that has been exposed for its many faults and resulting mass incarceration – you should never do so without the help of a criminal defense attorney. Your situation can cause you and your family to feel overwhelmed and anxious as to what the future may hold. If you or a loved one are facing a criminal accusation, you need to act quickly to ensure your rights are protected and that the preparation of your defense is proactive, not reactive.

Although this may feel like your darkest hour in life, my job as a San Diego Criminal Defense lawyer is to find the light at the end of the tunnel and get you there by any means necessary. For over eight years, I have consistently found the light for my clients – obtaining Not Guilty verdicts at trial from criminal allegations ranging from first-degree murder to driving under the influence, dismissals of all types of felony and misdemeanor cases, as well as negotiating plea bargains to avoid jail for my clients.

IF YOU ARE LIKE MOST OF MY CLIENTS, YOU HAVE PROBABLY NEVER BEEN IN TROUBLE WITH THE LAW BEFORE, AND WOULD NEVER HAVE IMAGINED THAT ONE DAY YOU WOULD BE SEARCHING ONLINE TO FIND A SAN DIEGO CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY.

…and like most of my clients, the current possibility of facing the criminal justice system, a system that has been exposed for its many faults and resulting mass incarceration, is causing you and your family to feel anxious and overwhelmed as to what the future may hold. When the time comes, however, and the reality that you or your loved one is potentially facing a criminal accusation; you need to act quickly to ensure your rights are protected and that the preparation of your defense is proactive not reactive. Although this may feel like your darkest hour in life, my job is to find the light at the end of the tunnel, and get you there by any means necessary. For over eight years, I have consistently found the light for my clients – obtaining Not Guilty verdicts at trial from criminal allegations ranging from first degree murder to DUI, dismissals of all types of felony and misdemeanor cases, and negotiated plea bargains to avoid jail for my clients as a San Diego Criminal Defense lawyer.

San Diego’s Leading Criminal Defense Attorneys

Marc S. Kohnen practices criminal defense law exclusively. He is proud to say that he has never been a prosecutor, as he’s always remained true to the ideal of helping people and NOT putting them in jail. His track record of Not Guilty verdicts and dismissals have earned Mr. Kohnen the respect of prosecutors and judges alike, and his cases have been extensively featured in local and national news.

Mr. Kohnen’s recognition as one of San Diego’s best criminal defense lawyers can be readily found through endorsements from sources such as Yelp, Avvo, The San Diego Daily Transcript, Superlawyer, Google Local Listings, the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, and Top 100 Trial Attorneys.

1. RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF SAN DIEGO’S BEST CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

Marc S. Kohnen practices exclusively criminal defense, and no other type of law. He is proud to say that he has never been a former prosecutor, because he has always remained true to the ideal of helping people and NOT putting them in jail, although his track-record of Not Guilty verdicts and dismissals have earned Mr. Kohnen the respect of prosecutors and judges alike. Mr. Kohnen’s recognition as one of San Diego’s best criminal defense lawyers can be readily found through endorsements from sources such as Yelp, Avvo, The San Diego Daily Transcript, Google Local Listings, the San Diego Criminal Defense Bar Association, and Top 100 Trial Attorneys.

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEYS

Enlist Skilled and Aggressive Representation for Your Case

If you have been arrested and charged with any offense in the San Diego area, don’t to wait to hire an attorney for your case. No matter what charges you are facing, the prosecution will be moving quickly to obtain evidence against you and you will need to be moving just as quickly to ensure that your future is safeguarded. The Law Office of Marc S. Kohnen can provide you with a comprehensive consultation to further discuss the charges at hand, so do not wait any longer to call San Diego Criminal Defense Attorney Kohnen. He looks forward to helping you through this difficult chapter of your life!

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In The News

Look at the many videos of San Diego criminal defense attorney, Marc S. Kohnen, being featured in the news. Mr. Kohnen has a high reputation for winning difficult criminal defense cases which often make headline news. View some of his most impressive cases featured on the news and then give him a call for a free case evaluation.

Cases We Handle

Our criminal defense law firm can handle cases including, but not limited to: drug possession, white-collar crimes (including money laundering), DUIs, Felony DUIs and violent crimes. Our years of experience and resources allow us to provide the best possible defense for each and every one of our San Diego clients.

Great criminal defense – Thanks Marc! Before you call another lawyer, talk to Marc! He was able to get my DUI dismissed even though I thought my situation was beyond hopeless. He also charged me less than the three other lawyers I spoke to. I couldn’t be happier with my choice of lawyers. Thanks Marc!

JAN 4, 2013 – S.G.

Case Result

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or Drugs

MULTIPLE NOT GUILTY VERDICTS AT TRIAL!

Residential Burglary

NO JAIL

Possession of Marijuana for Sales Transportation of Marijuana for Sales

ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

Drunk in Public and Resisting Arrest

ALL CHARGES DISMISSED

Grand Theft of $46,000.00

NO JAIL – DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO COMMUNITY SERVICE

Murder – First Degree

NOT GUILTY VERDICT AT TRIAL!

Enlist Skilled and Aggressive Representation for Your Criminal Case in San Diego

If you’ve been arrested and charged with any offense in the San Diego area, don’t wait to hire a San Diego criminal defense attorney for your case. No matter what charges you are facing, the prosecution will be moving quickly to obtain evidence against you and you will need to move just as quickly to safeguard your future.

The Law Office of Marc S. Kohnen can provide you with a comprehensive consultation to further discuss the charges at hand, so do not wait any longer and contact San Diego criminal defense attorney Kohnen. He looks forward to helping you through this difficult chapter of your life!

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Marc S. Kohnen

1350 Columbia Street, #700
San Diego, CA 92101
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Phone: (619) 398-2500

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Contact The Law Office of Marc S. Kohnen if you have been arrested and charged with a crime and need a skilled San Diego criminal defense lawyer. The firm represents clients throughout the community, and you can learn about their services by visiting the Areas We Serve page.

Office of Marc S. Kohnen
1350 Columbia Street, #700
San Diego, CA 92101
(619) 398-2500

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