Otis obtains acquittals on all counts against his client in a Federal trial

By Nathan Otis of Nicholson, Gansner & Otis, S.C., posted in Criminal Defense on Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019

Attorney Otis recently obtained acquittals on all counts against his client in a Federal trial. His client was charged with embezzling from an Indian Tribal Organization, and Conspiracy to embezzle from an Indian Tribal Organization. The Government’s accusation was that Attorney Otis’ client masterminded a scheme to steal gambling credits from a tribal casino. The Government presented numerous witnesses who identified Attorney Otis’ client was the individual who came up with and executed this scheme, but Attorney Otis was able to raise significant issues regarding the credibility of each of these witnesses. After three long days of trial, the jury returned NOT GUILTY verdicts on both counts, and the client was able to walk out of the courtroom a free man.