December 2015: S&O Obtains “Actual Innocence” Finding in D.C. Superior Court

Lisa Schertler, Danny Onorato, and Lisa Manning obtained an “actual innocence” finding in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for a client who had served ten months in jail before his exoneration.  Schertler & Onorato undertook representation of the client post-trial and post-appeal.  On the client’s behalf, the firm filed and litigated a successful Motion for New Trial based on newly-discovered evidence as well as a successful Motion to Seal criminal records based on actual innocence.