posted 2016 | W.H. v. State (Palm Beach County)
Client was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) with an accident. He was represented by the public defender’s office at trial and he was convicted by jury. The client was referred to Mr. Forman by another criminal defense attorney. Mr. Forman was hired to handle the appeal and after reading the transcripts, Mr. Forman told the client that he believed that he could obtain a new trial. Mr. Forman argued that the judge committed an error during jury selection and also argued that the prosecutor made numerous improper comments in closing argument.The three judge appellate panel agreed with Mr. Forman and reversed the conviction and sentence. The client will now get a new trial!