Jason R. Brogden, Esq. joined the Brogden Law Firm shortly after earning his Juris Doctor from Samford University's Cumberland School of Law. Jason R. is a highly proficient trial attorney specializing in all areas; including but not limited to: 1) All Felonies and Misdemeanors alike - Criminal Law, 2) Domestic/Family law - divorce, child custody, dependency, adoption, 3) Personal Injury, 4) appellate, 5) property - Real estate law, 6) probate litigation - guardianships & estates/trusts.
*Recent Criminal Jury Trials - Notable Verdicts - The Brogden Law Firm, LLC*
(I) State v. Wilmont - March 2012, Local man found Not Guilty by a jury of his peers in a Houston County, Alabama Circuit Court room after less than one-half hour of jury deliberations. Mr. Wilmont was wrongfully accused of stealing approximately $50,000.00 and endured an exhausting and tough jury trial. However, in the end justice prevailed and Mr. Brogden's client was acquitted on ALL charges by unanimous vote! (see: http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2012/mar/20/dothan-man-acquitted-50000-theft-case-ar-3445825/ )
(II) State v. Woodham - Jan 4, 2012 - The Brogden Law Firm's client found NOT guilty of reckless manslaughter as charged in the Dale County District Attorney's indictment, but jury rendered a verdict finding Defendant guilty of lesser included offense of 'vehicular homicide'. The trial court refused to place Mr. Woodham in prison, and simply suspended his sentence for unsupervised probation. The Brogden Law Firm filed a notice of appeal to the Criminal Court of Appeals on behalf of Mr. Terry Lewis Woodham, and is currently drafting an appellate brief for the Criminal Court of Appeals review. http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2011/jan/14/midland-city-man-charged-manslaughter-traffic-deat-ar-1343587/ & http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2012/mar/01/man-convicted-vehicular-homicide-wants-new-trial-ar-3331884/ )
(III) State v. Windham -- (October 4th, 2011) Man Indicted For Manslaughter Acquitted! The Circuit Court of Geneva County, Alabama grants Mr. Jason R. Brogden, Esq.'s oral "motion for a judgment of acquittal" after two (2) days of testimony and evidence during the Wes Windham manslaughter trial. Defendant, Windham, Not Guilty of manslaughter indictment and Not Guilty of the lesser included offense of criminally negligent homicide. Another prime example of self defense in the state of Alabama! (see - http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2011/oct/05/hartford-man-charged-death-correctional-officer-ac-ar-2511228/)
(IV) State v. Cook - The B.L.F. wins 4 1/2 Day Josh Cook Murder Trial (State v. Josh Cook) in Dale County, AL (09.16.2010) - (See: http://www.wtvy.com/home/headlines/103095864.html** & http://www2.dothaneagle.com/news/2010/sep/16/midland-city-man-not-guilty-shooting-death-cousin-ar-838284/ ) Defendant, Josh Cook, had the possibility of spending the rest of his LIFE in prison, but he was acquitted of All criminal culpability by a jury of his peers in Dale County, Alabama. Local jury deems Mr. Brogden's client was justifiable (Self-Defense) in his use of deadly physical force in order to defend himself against the alleged victim. The "castle rule" doctrine prevails!
(III) State v. Riley - The B.L.F. wins Criminal Jury Trial in 2010! Alleged sexual abuse Defendant acquitted on All charges! - Defendant's motion for a "judgment of acquittal" was granted by a Dale County Circuit Court Judge after the Prosecution rested its' case-in-chief.
All Members and Associates are part of the Alabama State Bar Association, the Dale County Bar Association and Federal Courts of Alabama - Middle District.
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