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


DECMEBER 2015

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.

Recent News
  • NOVEMBER 2020
  • David Schertler, Danny Onorato, Stuart Sears, and Lisa Manning Make Washingtonian’s “Top Lawyers” List
  • NOVEMBER 2020
  • David Schertler Obtains Probationary Sentence in National Science Foundation Fraud Prosecution
  • NOVEMBER 2020
  • Schertler Onorato Mead & Sears Receives National and Metropolitan Tier rankings for its White-Collar Criminal Defense Practice in “Best Law Firms” 2021 Edition
  • AUGUST 2020
  • David Schertler Named Best Lawyers© “Lawyer of the Year” for Criminal Defense in the Washington, D.C. Area
  • AUGUST 2020
  • David Schertler, Danny Onorato, Chris Mead, and Stuart Sears Named to 2021 Best Lawyers© List
  • APRIL 2020
  • David Schertler, Danny Onorato, and SOM&S Receive Chambers USA 2020 Rankings for White-Collar Crime and Government Investigations Practice

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