• People v. Velez

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: By Joyce Crawford, Assistant District Attorney, Paul Czajka, Esq., Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: By Michael C. Howard, Esq., First Assistant Public Defender, Columbia County Public Defender's Office.

    Case Number: CR-01419-17

    Search, Seizure of Heroin Found in Car, Coat Legal; No Basis to Suppress Admission Exists

  • People v. Marabello

    Publication Date: 2019-03-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: CR-01290-18

    People's Argument to Deny Defendant ACD Based on Age Unsupported, Unpersuasive

  • People v. Jerome

    Publication Date: 2018-03-06
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: By Joyce Crawford, Assistant District Attorney, Paul Czajka, Esq., Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: John M. Leonardson, Esq., Columbia County Conflict Defender.

    Case Number: CR-00833-17

    Dismissal of Falsely Reporting Incident Charge for Duplicity, Legal Insufficiency Denied

  • The People v. Damon, CR-00343-17

    Publication Date: 2017-10-17
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia County
    Judge: Judge Brian J. Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: by Deborah Olin, Assistant District Attorney, Paul Czajka, Esq., Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: John W. Hillman, Esq.

    Case Number: CR-00343-17

    Prosecutors Ordered to Make Good Faith Effort to Fulfill CPL §240.20 Oblig

  • The People v. Lindsay, CR-222-17

    Publication Date: 2017-09-12
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia County
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Paul Czajka, Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: Kristal Heinz, Esq.

    Case Number: CR-222-17

    Court Lacks Authority to Dismiss VTL §511.01 Charge Despite DA Declining to Pro

  • The People v. Jordan H., CR-200-17

    Publication Date: 2017-07-25
    Practice Area:
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia County
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Paul Czajka, Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: Michael C. Howard, Esq.

    Case Number: CR-200-17

    Court Lacks Legal Authority to Dismiss Despite DA's Abandonment of Pending Crimina