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The Power Of A Paragraph

Posted on : February 24, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

The combination of a pretty good defense attorney, a one paragraph discovery motion and an ethical and thoughtful prosecutor brought about justice for a client who was charged with 2 counts of larceny over$250 and 2 counts of larceny under $250 with a credit card.  It was alleged that he used the company credit card […]

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Criminal Possession of Cocaine in Massachusetts

Posted on : February 8, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.

In the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, being charged with the possession of cocaine is a serious offense. The penalties are strict and will impact you for the rest of your life. In order to fight charges of cocaine possession, it is important to understand the definition of “possession” under the law and determine what defenses may […]

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Prosecutor Used Prior Statement Given To Umass Against The Former Student

Posted on : February 7, 2016, By:  Tom Kokonowski, Esq.
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The most recent high profile criminal trial in Hampshire Superior Court pitted the past and present of my criminal defense career against themselves.  The defense attorney was my mentor in the early days of my criminal defense career (he still calls me “lad”) and the prosecutor is currently a boss in the Hampshire County District […]

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