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Representative Cases

 

 

  

 

Some of the cases in which Mr. Stevens has represented or currently represents a party, both effectively and zealously, are cited below.  Although the results in many of these cases may have been favorable, you should understand that Mr. Stevens can provide no guarantee of success in any civil or criminal litigation or other matter.  The complexity and vagaries inherent in the litigation process make predicting a result difficult if not impossible.  The cases cited below are meant only to give you an idea of the depth and broad range of Mr. Stevens' experience in handling litigation in the federal and state courts.

 
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State of Utah v. LA, 091903332 (3d Dist. Utah 2009-10) (representing the defendant in a criminal action in which the government charged two felony counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child, Utah Code Ann. 76-5-404.1(3)).

 
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Tholen v. Tholen, Case No. 09440611 (3d Dist. Utah 2009-10) (representing the husband in a divorce action involving issues of child custody, parent time, spousal support and property distribution).

 
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Kohler v. Kohler, Case No. 094400168 (3d Dist. Utah 2009-10) (representing the husband in a divorce action involving property distribution).

 
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Sampson v. Integra Telecom, Inc.,  et al., Case No. 2:09-cv-120 (D. Utah 2009-10) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 ("Title VII"), 42 U.S.C. 2000e, et seq., and 42 U.S.C. 1981, in which he alleges that he was terminated based on his race and in retaliation for having participated in protected activity). 

 
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Robinson v. Zions Securities Corp., 2:09-cv-122 (D. Utah 2009-10) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims that he was terminated in violation of public policy under Utah common law; in retaliation for having participated in an investigation conducted by the Department of Labor in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), 29 U.S.C. 215(a)(3) and (d); and based on his age in violation of Title VII).

 

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United States v. Kitchen, et al., Case No. 2:07-CR-00895 TS (D. Utah) (representing a defendant in a multi-defendant criminal action in which the government alleges that the defendants engaged in mail fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1341, wire fraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1341, and a conspiracy to defraud in violation of 18 U.S.C. 2, as part of a real estate and mortgage fraud scheme).

 
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Bowman v. Kalm, 179 P.3d 754, 2008 UT 9 (Utah 2008) (representing the plaintiffs / heirs of their mother in a medical malpractice and wrongful death action involving claims against her psychiatrist for his treatment of her affliction with anorexia nervosa and his prescription of sleep medication) (Utah Supreme Court's decision reversing the District Court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the psychiatrist on the issue of proximate cause -- concluding that there is a common knowledge exception to the requirement of expert testimony to establish causation in a medical malpractice case --  also appears at http://www.utcourts.gov/opinions/supopin/Bowman020508.pdf).

 
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Klein-Becker, USA, LLC, et al. v. Schnaufer, et al., Case No. 2:07cv00965 (D. Utah 2008) (representing a defendant in a civil action involving claims of trademark and copyright infringement, false advertising and unfair competition under the Lanham Act, false advertising in violation of the Utah Truth in Advertising Act and Unfair Competition Act, and intentional interference with existing and prospective economic relations in connection with alleged sales of counterfeit products or products defendants were unauthorized to sell).

 
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Patient Claimant v. Physician Defendant (non-surgical orthopedist), Case No. 070916920 (3d Dist. Utah) (representing the plaintiff in a medical malpractice action involving claims against the physician for failure to timely diagnosis breast cancer or refer to an appropriate specialist).  

 
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Hunter v. Citadel Broadcasting Inc., Case No. 2:06-CV-1011 (D. Utah 2006) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims under Title VII in which she alleged discrimination based gender, religion and age, and unlawful retaliation for having participated in protected activity). 

 
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United States v. Cruz, Case Nos. 1:04-CR-0059 and 1:06-CR-0085 (D. Utah) (representing the defendant in criminal actions involving charges, among others, of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine).

 
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Cottle v. Qwest Communications Inc., Case No. 2:06-CV-0327 (D. Utah 2006) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving a claim under Title VII alleging unlawful retaliation for having participated in protected activity).

 
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Borsch v. AOL LLC, Case No. 1:05-CV-0112 (D. Utah 2006) (representing the defendant in a civil action involving claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA"), 29 U.S.C. 2601, et seq., alleging discrimination for having taken leave under the FMLA).

 
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Rusty Gray v. Sportsstuff, Inc., Case No. 2:06-CV-1055 (D. Utah 2006) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims for injuries resulting from a "Kite Tube" water towable product alleging, among other claims, that the Kite Tube is an unreasonably dangerous and unsafe and defective product and that the defendant acted negligently in the design of the product and failed to properly warn consumers).

 
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Rusakiewicz, et al. v. Lowe, et al., Case No. 2:06-CV-1021 (D. Utah 2006) (representing the plaintiffs in a civil action involving claims alleging wrongful use of civil proceedings and abuse of process).

 
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Nelson v. Harrison, Case No. 064400495 (3d Dist. Utah 2006) (representing a party in a child custody and parent time dispute).

 
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Timbercreek Doors, LLC v. Precision Custom Doors, Inc., et al., Case No. 050917302 (3d Dist. Utah 2005) (representing the defendant / counterclaim plaintiff in a civil action involving claims against a former employee who had established company that competed with his former employer for conversion, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair competition, intentional interference with economic relationships, injurious falsehood, breach of fiduciary duty, and unjust enrichment).

 
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Raymond K. Loop v. American Hintech Industrial Inc., Case No. 050915877 (2d Dist. Utah 2005) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims alleging breach of employment agreements, promissory estoppel and unjust enrichment, and a declaratory judgment action concerning the enforceability of a non-competition provision).

 
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Base Telecom Inc. v. NACT Telecommunications, Inc.,, et al., Case No. 2:05-CV-0659 (D. Utah 2005) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving claims brought pursuant to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 U.S.C. 1030(h), and State law, for the torts of interference with existing and prospective contractual relationships, and for injunctive relief, based on alleged improper access to computer system).

 
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Intermountain Hearing Centers, Inc. v. Accurate Hearing & Audiology, LLC, et al., Case NO. 040927112 (3d Dist. Utah 2005) (representing the defendants / counterclaim plaintiffs in connection with competing claims of violation of covenants not to compete and interference with existing and prospective contractual relationships).  

 
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Rory Needs v. QuicKnowledge, Inc., Case No. 050402077 (4th Dist. Utah 2005) (representing the defendant-employer in a claim by a former employee alleging breach of contract).

 
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Troy Miller v. SAIA Motor Freight Line, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV-0052 JTG (D. Utah 2005) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving a claim of termination in violation of public policy).

 
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Jason R. Sylvester v. America Online, Inc., Case No. 1:05-CV-0008 TS (D. Utah 2005) (representing the defendant in a civil action involving claims alleging discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act).

 
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Saltz v. Saltz, Case No. 054900082 (3d Dist. Utah 2005) (representing a party in a divorce action).

 
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United States v. Canales, et al., Case No. 2:05-CR-0028 TS (D. Utah 2005) (representing the defendant in a criminal action involving federal charges, among others, conspiracy to distribute heroin and cocaine).

 
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Celtic Bank Corp. v. Med-Aid LLC, et al., Case No. 040917717 (3d Dist. Utah 2004) (representing the defendant in a collection action resulting from assignment of debt allegedly owed by NorVergence).

 
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Nesco Resource Company v. Sarah J. Cameron, Case No. 040925578 (3d Dist. Utah 2004) (representing the defendant / counterclaim plaintiff in a civil action involving an alleged violation of a non-competition agreement and alleged discrimination and interference with existing and prospective economic relationships). 

 
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Scott Koffman v. Brigham Young University, et al., Case No. 2:04-CV-00789 (D. Utah 2004) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action alleging injuries sustained by the plaintiff as a result of negligence of a strength training coach in supervising weight lifting).

 
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Jana Francis v. Tyson Chisholm, Case No. 040923317 (4th Dist. Utah 2004) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving injuries sustained in an auto accident).

 
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Tracie Archuleta v. Saul Olivas, Case No. 030925237 (3d Dist. Utah 2003) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action involving injuries sustained in an auto accident).

 
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Peake & Simpson v. The Home Depot, Inc., Case No. 030928832 (3d Dist. Utah 2003) (representing two individuals in a consolidated civil action in which the plaintiffs allege a failure to exercise care in maintaining, stocking, and inspecting shelving, causing injuries to both individuals when heavy metal piping fell from a shelf and struck both of them). 

 
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Patient Claimant v. Doctors (OB/GYN and Pathologist) and Hospital Respondents (2003) (representing the patient in a medical malpractice action alleging failure to remove ovaries in performing a total hysterectomy, including a bilateral salpingo oophorectomy ("BSO"), and failure to detect presence of ovaries following surgery).

 
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VanBrunt v. Pion, et al., Case No. 030801301 (2d Dist. Utah 2003) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action alleging serious injuries caused by negligence of defendant-driver in an auto accident).

 
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State of Utah v. RWW, Case No. 031901507 FS (3d Dist. Utah 2003) (representing the defendant in a criminal action alleging three counts of securities fraud, in violation of Utah Code Ann. 61-1-1 and 61-1-21, and one count of sale of a security by an unlicensed broker or agent, in violation of Utah Code Ann. 61-1-3(1), (2) and 61-1-21).

 
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Jackson v. AOL Time Warner, Inc., Case No. 2:02-CV-1013 (D. Utah 2003) (representing AOLTW in a multi-defendant action filed by a pro se plaintiff).

   
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Patient Claimant v. Doctors and Hospital Respondents (2003) (representing the patient in a medical malpractice action alleging improper surgical and post-operative care).

 
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Patient Claimant v. Doctor (Plastic Surgeon) and Health Care Entity, arbitration (2003) (representing the patient in a medical malpractice action alleging failures in performing plastic surgery).

 
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Patient Claimant v. Doctor (Anesthesiologist) and Hospital Respondents (2002-03) (representing the patient in a medical malpractice action alleging administration of the wrong medication during surgery)

 
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In re B (3d Dist. D. Utah 2002-03) (representing the petitioner in a petition to modify custody, with a parallel international action filed pursuant to the Hague convention).

 
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United States v. Pahulu, Case No. 2:02-cr-00688 JTG (D. Utah) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with a violation of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(3) for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon).

 
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United States v. Miller, Case No. 2:02-cr-00579 JTG (D. Utah 2002) (representing the defendant in a multi-defendant criminal action charging him with violation of 21 U.S.C. 841(a)(1) for conspiring to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine).  

 
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Jarrah v. Sunstone Hotel Properties, Inc., Case No. 2:02-cv-613 TS (D. Utah 2002) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which the plaintiff alleges that he was discharged based on his race and national origin).

 
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Jordan v. Jordan, Case No. 024905888 (3d Dist. Utah 2002) (representing the petitioner in a divorce action).

 
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Martin v. Martin, Case No. 004903094 (3d Dist. Utah 2002) (representing the mother in an action to modify custody).

 
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In re MS, Utah (Utah Juv. Ct. 2002) (representing the father / petitioner in an action alleging neglect or dependency and seeking a change in custody).   

 
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United States v. Mullen, Case No. 2:00-cr-0053 TC (D. Utah 2002) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with violations of 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(3) for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon). 

 
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Medical Doctor Associates, Inc. v. Bergman, Case No. 020903932 (3d Dist. Utah 2002) (representing the plaintiff / employer in a civil action to recover physical and intellectual property retained by a former employer). 

 
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Aeromark v. Barnes Group, Inc., Case No. 010900994 CN (2d Dist. Utah 2001) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which he alleges, among other claims, that the defendant breached a contract for failure to pay commissions).

 
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Jacob v. Enrich Int'l, Inc.,, Case No. 2:01-cv-0054 B (D. Utah 2001) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which he alleges, among other claims, federal and state statutory actions for fraud in connection with the purchase and sale of securities concerning the value of stock warrants / options he would receive for accepting and continuing employment with the defendant; and state common law claims of fraud, negligent misrepresentation and breach of contract).

 
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Lowery v. Alpine / Highland Police Dept., et al., Case No. 2:00-cv-0134 B (D. Utah 2000) (representing the plaintiffs in a civil action in which they allege, among other claims, that the individual DCFS defendants unlawfully seized a child against his will; the same defendants violated the parents' fundamental liberty interest in the care, custody, and management of their child; and the police department unlawfully seized a parent and subjected him to excessive force).

 
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Taylor v. America Online, Inc., Case No. 1:00-cv-0133 C (D. Utah 2000) (representing the defendant in a civil action in which the plaintiff alleges that he was terminated in violation of ERISA and in violation of public policy).

 
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Hansen v. America Online, Inc., Case No. 000907794 (2d Dist. Utah 2000) (representing the defendant in a civil action in which the plaintiffs allege that they were terminated in violation of what they contend is a clear and substantial public policy that prohibits a company from discharging employees for carrying firearms on property controlled by the employer).

 
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United States v. Ecklund, et al., Case No. 2:00-cr-0323 W (D. Utah 2000) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with violations of 18 U.S.C. 832(i)(3) for unlawful possession of explosives). 

 
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State of Utah v. Runyan, Case No. 991901695 (2d Dist. Utah 2000) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with assault on a police officer, interfering with a lawful arrest, and public intoxication).

 
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In re D., Utah, (Utah Juv. Ct. 2000) (representing the father in a child custody dispute).

 
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Sartorio v. American Home Products, et al., MDL Civil Action No. 99-20852 (D. Pa 2000) (representing the plaintiff in multi-district product liability litigation involving Fenfluramine and Dexfenfluramine).

 
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Gillett v. Gillett, Case No. 914406948 (4th Dist. Utah 2000) (representing the father in a petition to modify a divorce decree).

 
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United States v. Owens, Case No. 2:99-cr-263 S (D. Utah 1999) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with mail and wire fraud).

 
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Field v. Sprint Spectrum, LP, et al., Case No. 2:98-cv-0039 B (D. Utah 1998) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which she alleged, among other claims, that the defendant subjected her to a sexually hostile working environment).

 
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Ward v. America Online, Inc., Case No. 1:98-cv-00101G (D. Utah 1998) (representing the defendant in a civil action in which the plaintiff alleged, prior to a motion to dismiss, that he was subjected to a discriminatory and retaliatory discharge, intentional infliction of emotional distress, breach of an implied contract of employment, and battery).

 
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Miller v. Salt Lake County, et al., Case No. 2:97-cv-00700J (D. Utah 1997) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action stating a claim against an officer of the Salt Lake County Protective Services for his alleged use of excessive force, in violation of 42 U.S.C. 1983, and a claim against the County for its alleged deliberate indifference to the constitutional rights of the plaintiff, also in violation of 42 U.S.C. 1983).

 
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Berry v. Rite Aid Corp., Case No. 2:97-cv-0791 C (D. Utah 1997) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which she alleged that she was discharged in retaliation for having sought to protect her rights to be free from discrimination).

 
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Hamilton v. Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Case No. 2:97-cv-00635 ST (D. Utah 1997) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which he alleged, among other claims, that the defendant discharged him based on his age and violated a contract to employ him as a consultant following his discharge).

 
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Stephenson v. Runyon, Case No. 2:97-cv-0629 K (D. Utah 1997) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action alleging that she was discharged by the Postal Service due to her disability).

 
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Raneses v. Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc., Case No. 2:95-cv-00169K (D. Utah 1997) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action stating claims, among others, for alleged discrimination in employment based on race, national origin and age, and negligent misrepresentation).

 
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United States v. Castillo, et al., Case No. 2:96-cr-0023B (D. Utah 1997) (representing one of the defendants in a criminal action stating charges stemming from four bombings, unauthorized use of an access device, and receipt of stolen mail).

 
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Huber v. Threewits, et al., Case No. 1:96-cv-0021 W (D. Utah 1996) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action alleging violations of federal and state securities laws in connection with the actions of a broker).

 
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Jones v. TCI Cablevision of Utah, Inc., Case No. 2:97-cv-0722 K (D. Utah 1977) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action in which he alleged that he was discharged based on his race and for having participated in protected activity).

 
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Reed v. Southern Pacific Transp. Co., et al., Case No. CV-N-96-00073-ECR (D. Nev. 1996) (representing the plaintiff / employee in a civil action stating claims, among others, for alleged discrimination in employment based on age and breach of a union's duty of fair representation).

 
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Juniper Trust v. America Online, Inc., Case No. 96-0700139 (2d Dist. Utah 1996) (representing the defendant in a civil action in which the plaintiff alleged claims for breach of contract and promissory estoppel).

 
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Garrett v. Humana, Inc., et al.,  Case No. 92-2757-LFO (D.D.C. 1996) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action stating claims, among others, for alleged discrimination in employment based on race; summary judgment decision reported at 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 18661 (D.D.C. 1995), as later amended).

 
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Dickerson v. HBO & Co., et al., Case No. 92-2758-GK (D.D.C. 1995) (representing the plaintiff in a civil action stating claims, among others, for alleged discrimination in employment based on race, unlawful retaliation, and breach of an implied contract; decisions addressing defendants' post-trial motions reported at 1995 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19207, 19213, 1995 WL 767177 (D.D.C. 1995)).

 
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United States v. Harrison, Case No. F-6848-94 (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1994) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with felony distribution of heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin).

 
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United States v. Baker, Case No. F-4408-94 (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1994) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging her with felony possession with intent to distribute cocaine while armed, possession of a firearm during a crime of violence or dangerous crime, carrying a pistol without a license, possession of an unregistered firearm, and possession of unregistered ammunition).

 
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United States v. Goodwin, Case No. F-0045-94 (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1994) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with felony distribution of cocaine).

 
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United States v. Edelen, Case No. F-7252-93 (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1994) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with felony carrying a pistol without a license, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of an unregistered firearm, and possession of unregistered ammunition).

 
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In re JM, D.C. (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1994) (acting as guardian ad litem for the child in an action to terminate the parental rights of her mother).

 
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United States v. Davis, Case No. M-11462-93 (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1993) (representing the defendant in a criminal action charging him with misdemeanor possession of cocaine).

 
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In re M., D.C. (D.C. Sup. Ct. 1993) (representing the mother in a child abuse and neglect action).

 
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Railway Labor Executives' Association, et al. v. Wheeling & Lake Erie Ry. Co., et al., Case No. 90-2683 (4th Cir. 1990) (participating in the representation of a major railroad in connection with a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction prohibiting unions from engaging in a strike under the Railway Labor Act).

 

 

 

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Information provided on this Web Site should not be construed as legal advice.  Nonetheless, you are encouraged to contact Mr. Stevens either by e-mail or telephone to discuss the specific facts of your case.  Keep in mind, however, that sending an e-mail to Mr. Stevens or calling him by telephone does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and Mr. Stevens.   He requires a written retainer agreement prior to representing any individual or business. 

 

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