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Whether it means avoiding conviction or convincing the prosecution to completely drop the charges, Olson Defense leads numerous clients to victory. Take a look at our recent success stories and find out more about how we can help you with your criminal defense case.

Felony charges dismissed in Wright County with defense from attorney Eric J. Olson
Mr. Olson's client was charged with felony harassment and was able to convince prosecutors that his client was not responsible for the harassment. Prosecutors dismissed the case.

Drugs suppressed and case dismissed thanks to Eric J. Olson's argument
State of Minnesota v. R.S.A.
Felony Manufacturing of Marijuana
R.S.A. was charged with a controlled substance crime in Rice County, Minnesota. Mr. Olson challenged the validity of the search warrant at a contested omnibus hearing and asked the court to suppress all of the evidence seized by law enforcement. The search warrant was littered with rumors and mere suspicion, but very few hard facts. The court agreed with Mr. Olson's position and suppressed all of the evidence seized and dismissed all charges against his client.

Defense strategy by Eric J. Olson returns driver's license to DWI client
D.R.S. v. Commissioner of Public Safety
DWI Offense

D.R.S. was charged with D.W.I. in Hennepin County. D.R.S. started to turn into a gas station parking lot late in the evening, but changed his mind and continued on to a friend's house. An officer in the parking lot thought this conduct was suspicious and followed D.R.S. and eventually stopped him. Mr. Olson argued to the court that the officer failed to articulate a legal basis for the stop and the court agreed. All charges were dismissed.

Eric J. Olson convinces judge to dismiss case due to lack of evidence
State of Minnesota v. L.M.N.
Felony Burglary and Motor Vehicle Theft

L.M.N. was charged with aiding burglary and motor vehicle theft in Le Sueur County, Minnesota. Mr. Olson successfully convinced the court that the state lacked sufficient evidence to proceed with the charges. Mr. Olson's motion to dismiss was granted.

Jury acquits Eric J. Olson's client of felony criminal sexual conduct
State of Minnesota v. T.J.M.
Felony Criminal Sexual Conduct

T.J.M. was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree in Dakota County, Minnesota. Mr. Olson challenged the allegations at trial and was successful. The jury found T.J.M. not guilty of all charges.

Jury acquits Eric J. Olson's client of felony domestic assault by strangulation
State of Minnesota v. S.J. H.
Felony Domestic Assault by Strangulation

S.J.H. was charged with felony domestic assault by strangulation and domestic assault in Dakota County, Minnesota. In May of 2007, Eric J. Olson took the case to trial and the jury returned verdicts of “not guilty” on all charges.

Jury awards “not guilty” verdict for Eric J. Olson's client on drug crime charges
State of Minnesota v. K.H.
Felony Drug Offense

K.H. was charged with aiding and abetting a controlled substance crime in the third degree (sale) and aiding and abetting a controlled substance crime in the fifth degree (sale) in Hennepin County. In December of 2007, Eric J. Olson and his client went to trial and the jury acquitted his client on all charges.

Eric J. Olson's client charged with a felony sex crime is acquitted in jury verdict
State of Minnesota v. V.S.X.

V.S.X. was charged by complaint in Ramsey County with criminal sexual conduct in the third degree, and two counts of hiring a minor to engage in prostitution. At trial, witnesses identified V.S.X. as the person who solicited the minor but after a lengthy trial, the jury agreed with Mr. Olson and found V.S.X. not guilty of all charges.

Jury finds Eric J. Olson's client charged with a felony sex crime not guilty
State of Minnesota v. B.L.M.
Felony Sex Crime

On February 2, 2007, Mr. Olson tried a case in Anoka County where his client was charged with two counts of criminal sexual conduct in the second degree. After a week long trial, the jury returned verdicts of not guilty on all charges.

Eric J. Olson's client receives “not guilty” jury verdict on all counts
State of Minnesota v. S.C.B.
Felony Assault Offense

S.C.B. was charged with assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree, assault in the third degree, criminal vehicular operation, leaving the scene, and great bodily harm. S.C.B. was accused of intentionally running over his girlfriend's father. Mr. Olson took the case to trial after his client was offered a misdemeanor plea agreement. The jury found S.C.B. “not guilty” of all charges and the lead investigator in the case sent the following e-mail to Mr. Olson after the trial.

“Just a quick note to say congrats (I guess) on the S.C.B. trial last week. Juries can be both marvelous and notorious and one just never knows what goes through their minds. Although, I never thought jail or prison was in line for your client, I thought some type of accountability was due on his part. It was obvious your point was the one the jury chose. Thanks for your professionalism during the trial.”

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