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Leading Cases

Criminal Defense Trials

We represent those accused of criminal behavior in serious criminal cases in state and federal courts.

Mr. Bargmann was charged with Cross Sexual Imposition: a Class A Felony (Stutsman County 2015).  Dismissed at the Preliminary Hearing.

Mr. Beach was charged with Possession Of Certain Materials Prohibited:  a Class C Felony and Promoting Sexual Performance By Minor:  A Class C Felony   (Barnes County 2014).  Dismissed at the Preliminary Hearing.

Mr. Tweeten was charged with Felonious Restraint; Class C Felony (Burleigh County 2013).  Case dismissed.

Mr. Cuthbertson charged with Gross Sexual Imposition; Class AA Felony (Morton County 2013).  Dismissed with prejudice.

Ms. Stanley charged with Aggravated Assault, Class C Felony (Burleigh County 2013) .  Dismissed with prejudice.

Mr. Adams charged with Violating Disorderly Conduct Restraining Order; Class A Misdemeanor (Burleigh County 2012).  Dismissed with prejudice.

Ms. Berg charged with Fleeing the Police and Hindering Law Enforcement; Class A Misdemeanors (Burleigh County 2012).  Dismissed with prejudice.

Mr. Zimprich charged with Homicide; a Class AA Felony.  (Burleigh County 2010). Not guilty for lack of criminal responsibility.

Mr. Hruby was charged with three counts of hunting violations.  (Burleigh County 2009).  Not guilty.

Mr. Huft was charged with Gross Sexual Imposition; a Class A Felony (Burleigh County 2009).  Not guilty.

Mr. Gosch was charged with Gross Sexual Imposition; a Class A Felony (Morton County 2008).  Class A Felony was dismissed second day of trial.  Mr. Gosch received deferred imposition to a misdemeanor. 

Mr. Rhodes was charged with child abuse; a Class B Felony.  (Burleigh County 2005).  Directed verdict.

Mr. Worrel faced a second trial based upon the allegations of another young female player.  (LaMoure County 2001).  Not guilty.

Mr. Worrel was a high school girl's basketball coach accused of felony sex offenses.  (LaMoure County 2000).  Not guilty.

Domestic assault case.  Ex-wife accused of assaulting her ex-husband when he interfered with her right to visit her son.  Pro bono defense at the request of the Attorney General of North Dakota.  (McLean County 1998). Not guilty.

Mr. Olander was charged with manslaughter. Dickson Law Office handled trial along with Nancy Hollander of Freedman Boyd Hollander Goldberg Urias & Ward PA, Albuquerque, NM. (Oliver County 1998). Not guilty.

Mr. Moberg was charged with negligent homicide. (Williams County 1997). Not guilty.

Mr. Poitra was charged with sexual misconduct involving a minor. (D.N.D. 1995). Not guilty.

Mr. Youngbird was charged with gross sexual imposition involving a minor. (D.N.D. 1994). Not guilty. 

Mr. Finneman was charged with murdering his two month-old son. Change of venue was granted because of prejudicial pretrial publicity. Mr. Finneman’s “confession” was admitted into evidence. (Ward County, 1993). Not guilty. 

Mr. Owens, a nursing home administrator, was charged with embezzlement. (Adams County 1993). Not guilty. 

Mr. Pfleiger was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. (McLean County 1992). Not guilty. 

Mr. Trevino was charged with two reckless endangerment charges. (LaMoure County 1990). Not guilty.

Mr. Beauchamp was charged with negligent homicide. Synopsis of this case was published in "Not Guilty - The Newsletter for Criminal Defense Attorneys" (Jan. 1990). (Mercer County 1989). Not guilty. 

Mr. Grad was charged with terrorizing. (Williams County 1987). Not guilty.

Mr. Bourgois was charged with felony theft. (D.N.D. 1985). Not guilty.

Mr. Frost was charged with Attempt to Obtain a Controlled Substance by Fraud; a Class C Felony (Burleigh County 2009). Case dismissed with prejudice.

Mr. Rummel was charged with Misapplication of Entrusted Property and Public Servant Refusing to Perform Duty; Class A Misdemeanors (Dickey County 2015). Case dismissed with prejudice.

Ms. Goodman was charged with Criminal Trespass, a Class B Misdemeanor (Morton County 2016).  Case dismissed.  The case was later recharged as Engaging in a Riot, a Class B Misdemeanor.  Case dismissed.

Mr. Nason was charged with Reckless Endangerment, a Class A Misdemeanor (Ward County 2016).  Case dismissed.