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Commonwealth v. B.W. - ASSAULT - NOT GUILTY AT TRIAL

September 2015

CASE RESULT- Comm v. B.W. - Bench trial, FOUND NOT GUILTY

Client was accused of assaulting her roommate by hitting him repeatedly with a heavy object. Evidence at trial included testimony of multiple witnesses and photographs of alleged injuries at the hospital.  Harris & Carmichael vigorously defended her innocence at a bench trial, arguing self-defense.  In a win for justice, the judge found B.W. NOT GUILTY!

Jessica Carmichael

Ms. Carmichael was named a Top Lawyer by Washingtonian Magazine and Northern Virginia Magazine. Ms. Carmichael has been responsible for dismissals, acquittals, or reduced charges in many serious cases where her clients were unjustly charged.

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