Success Stories

Case Results

When you are considering to retain a law firm to represent you, you have the right and responsibility to investigate their past results. Our office is proud to provide references to any potential clients upon request.

Below is a sample of cases that have been successfully handled by our office during the past 5 years.

This list is meant to simply illustrate the types of cases that our office has handled in the recent past, and it certainly does not represent our total experience.

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Bond reduced for Bourbon Street shooting suspect

From Nola.com     Retired Judge Jerome Winsberg issued his ruling following a four-hour hearing in which prosecutors and Le’s attorney sparred over the details in surveillance footage taken near the crime scene on the night of June 29. The bond for Bourbon Street shootingsuspect Trung Le was drastically reduced Friday (Sept. 19) from $1.5 million to […]

Attorney Martin E. Regan Jr. Fights off Murder Charge

A happy ending for another client.   Client H.G. Within 10 days of retaining Attorney Martin E. Regan Jr. as his attorney, he went home in time for lunch, despite a Second Degree Murder Charge. Attorney Martin E. Regan Jr immediately filed necessary paperwork requesting an Evidentiary Hearing. Mr. Regan was able to indentify witnesses and […]

Press Release

Press Release    July 29th 2014, our firm filed the writ to the Fourth Circuit in Mr. Le’s case. A writ is an appeal to a higher court, seeking relief from a contested ruling made by a trial court. Our request that Mr. Le’s Preliminary hearing be held sooner than August 28th and the request that subpoenas […]

Supreme Court Addresses Adverse Immigration Consequences Padilla v.Kentucky

Supreme Court Addresses Adverse Immigration Consequences … In 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Padilla v. Kentucky, held that a defense attorney’s failure to advise the defendant concerning the risk of removal fell below the objective standard of reasonable professional assistance guaranteed by the Sixth Amendment.  Since then, Defendants who […]

Not All Juveniles Eligible for Parole.

Not All Juveniles Eligible for Parole.   Paul Purpura wrote a very informative article published by NOLA.com in the Tuesday edition concerning the very important issue of juveniles serving life sentences for crimes committed before they turned 18 is very is very well written. Louisiana currently has approximately 230 people serving life in prison sentences […]

A Man Wrongly Convicted is Freed from Jail

A Man Wrongly Convicted is Freed from Jail… When a man wrongly convicted is freed from jail we all benefit. We all benefit, because whenever the systems works, albeit, slowly, it renews our faith, as a nation, in our laws and procedures. This past Friday, a man in Los Angeles, California who spent 34 years […]

Former Sergeant Gary Shine Pleads Guilty to a Civil Rights Violation

A Former Sergeant Pleads Guilty to a Civil Rights Violation.   The U.S. Attorney´s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana announced this week that Gary Shine, a former sergeant with the Jefferson Parish Sherriff´s Office pleaded guilty on Wednesday to having violated an inmate´s civil rights.  The inmate was a prisoner house at the […]

A New Program Called Beyond Bars Comes to Orleans Parish Prison.

A New Program Called Beyond Bars Comes to Orleans Parish Prison. Prison is tough; life behind bars is not easy.  It is not easy for the prisoners and it not easy for the families they leave back home.  Children of the incarcerated can suffer terrible consequences.  Separation from the loved parent can leave the child […]

Some States are Beginning to Change Their Approach to Incarceration

Some States are Beginning to Change Their Approach to Incarceration……   Attorney General Eric Holder recently praised states and local law enforcement agencies that are instituting some of the changes he has suggest on the issue of mandatory minimum sentences at the federal level. The attorney general said recently  that 17 states have directed money […]

Attorney General Eric Holder´s comments on current mandatory minimum prison sentences

Mandatory Sentences at the Federal Level For Certain Crimes Appear Might Be on the Way Out…. We have followed with a great deal of interest Attorney General Eric Holder´s comments on current mandatory minimum prison sentences.  Mandatory sentences were instituted as part of the government’s war on drugs that began in the 1980s limiting the […]
Martin E. Regan Jr, a trial lawyer with 38 years of legal experience!

Newsworthy cases are often the result, but not the goal, of our client-centered, cost-conscious, and vigorous advocacy. Above all, we strive for a successful outcome based on mutual collaboration with our clients. We will respect your objectives, and apply our professional expertise to develop a strategy to pursue your goals.