Case Results


United States v. S.C. - Immigration and ID Fraud, TIME SERVED, NO MANDATORY MINIMUM!

December 2012

Client attempting to enter the United States charged with False Use of a Passport, Impersonation, Immigration Document Fraud, and Aggravated Identity Theft.  The ID Theft charge carried a two-year mandatory minimum.  After relentless negotiations, which included important information about client's background, Government finally agreed to dismiss two of the charges, including the ID Theft charge.  Then, after a powerful argument at the sentencing hearing, client was sentenced to TIME SERVED.  He was immediately released and then later granted asylum.

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.

What Happens Now?

If you are incarcerated, we will contact you in the jail where you are held, and we will remain in contact throughout the pendency of your case. If you are able to come in to the office, we will ask you to come meet in person as soon as possible. Our approach to defense is zealous, organized, and fast-paced, and we look forward to helping you.


Carmichael Ellis & Brock, PLLC is committed to representing you in criminal, military, security clearance, medical malpractice, personal injury, and product liability cases.