K & S has handled everything from simple assaults to murders for clients ranging from MS-13 members to business executives, effectively using in-depth investigative techniques, aggressive and creative litigation strategies and innovative expert witness testimony. K & S has also advocated for victims of crimes who are seeking to have prosecutorial authorities bring charges. K & S also handles sealing or expungement of arrest records; prisoner transfers; clemency petitions; and international criminal cases, particularly in Brazil and Latin America.
Representative Matters and Results
- Washington lobbyist investigated by police for sexually assaulting a woman. No charges brought after K & S investigated and presented compelling and exonerating evidence to the police.
- College athlete investigated by police for rape and defamed on social media. No charges brought after K & S investigated and presented compelling and exonerating evidence to the police. The defamation ceased after K & S threatened litigation.
- Private school teacher accused by student of a lewd sexual act in her presence. No charges brought by local authorities after K & S investigated and presented compelling and exonerating evidence.
- Alleged MS-13 member charged with armed robbery. Not guilty verdict at trial after K & S presented evidence of client’s non-involvement, attacked the credibility of the complaining witness and convinced the court of significant prosecutorial misconduct in suppressing exonerating evidence.
- Client charged with rape and possession of drug paraphernalia. Not guilty verdict at trial on rape charge after K & S presented evidence showing the encounter was consensual.
- Government contractor client investigated for false statements on work status reports on large project. After taking the case over from a major firm when indictment was imminent, K & S successfully convinced the federal prosecutors not to bring charges.
- Appeal of conviction of carjacking and other violent crimes. Conviction reversed after K & S argued successfully that the client had been denied his Fifth Amendment right to counsel during police questioning.
- Appeal of conviction for child sexual abuse. Conviction reversed after K & S argued successfully that the prior counsel had been ineffective by failing to interview key fact witnesses.