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  • State of Georgia v. Bartley

    Superior Court of Effingham County, GA., the State dismissed the indictment against Mr. Bartley after jury selection.

  • State of Georgia v. V.S.

    Dismissal
    Mr. Gillen secured dismissal of all charges against a State of Georgia legislator following an attack on the State’s charges against his client.

  • United States Gold Club Prosecution

    Verdict - Not Guilty
    In 2001, Mr. Gillen secured one of only two acquittals in the “Gold Club” prosecution in the Northern District of Georgia, which received extensive, nationwide coverage.  

  • United States v. Bain

    Dismissal
    Motion to dismiss indictment granted after we challenged the government’s use of client’s immunized statements in prosecution.

  • United States v. Brochstein

    Dismissal
    Prior to trial, the government dismissed all charges against an attorney charged with financial institution fraud.

  • United States v. Collins, CR 611- 16 (Southern District of Georgia)

    One week before trial, the government dismissed all charges against client bringing prosecution to an end. Motion to Dismiss

  • United States v. Dixon

    Verdict - Not Guilty
    Client, a former government employee, was found not guilty of bid rigging following a two and a half week jury trial.

  • United States v. Elrod

    Dismissal
    Government dismissed environmental case against business executive prior to trial.

  • United States v. Happ - Verdict

    Verdict - Not Guilty
    Mr. Gillen, as lead counsel, obtained the only acquittal of an executive in the National Century Financial Enterprises prosecution, one of the largest private fraud prosecutions in U.S. history.

  • United States v. Interland

    Judgment of acquittal entered after one month trial where corporate client was charged with racketeering and Medicare/Medicaid fraud.

  • United States v. Karlson and PSI

    Dismissal 
    Prior to trial, the government dismissed all charges against both the individual defendants and the corporate client after we discovered the government had suppressed favorable evidence.

  • United States v. L.M.

    Verdict - Not Guilty 
    Mr. Gillen obtained a verdict of not guilty for a Federal agent in Atlanta.

  • United States v. Lazo, CR 411-125 (Southern District of Georgia)

    Defendant plead guilty to a single count and was sentenced to time served.

  • United States v. McCoy

    Dismissal
    Government dismissed charges against client prior to trial in an interstate theft case.

  • United States v. Patel

    Dismissal of Felony Charges
    On third day of trial, government dismissed felony charges and client pleaded guilty to misdemeanor.

  • United States v. Payne

    Verdict - Not Guilty 
    Client, an insurance agent accused of mail and wire fraud was found not guilty following a week-long trial.

  • United States v. Shelnutt

    Verdict - Not Guilty
    Attorney charged with aiding and abetting a drug conspiracy, money laundering, and witness intimidation found not guilty of all charges after a week and a half trial.

  • United States v. Williams, CR 410-153 (Southern District of Georgia)

    Defendant was indicted on drug conspiracy charges carrying a mandatory minimum 20 years. Prior to trial, the indictment was dismissed and defendant plead guilty to simple possession of marijuana and received a sentence of 6 months.