We are undeterred. Corey Atchison’s family and friends gathered outside the courtroom today with hopeful anticipation. Unfortunately, Judge Sharon Holmes announced a delay in ruling today on the Corey Atchison case. Our new hearing date is July 16, 2019.
Teen Witnesses Coerced into Confessions by Police. On June 11th, a judge will decide whether to free a man who has served nearly three decades in prison for murder. Corey Atchison was convicted in 1991 of killing James Warren Lane and sentenced to life in prison. He has always proclaimed his innocence.
A judge ruled Thursday she will allow a case to move forward that seeks to throw out a man’s 1991 first-degree murder conviction. Tulsa County District Judge Sharon Holmes said during a status conference that Corey Atchison’s case will advance in a second evidentiary hearing in January.
Oklahoma’s medical marijuana industry is shaping up to be one of the most unique MMJ markets in the nation, with a large number of players vying for attention. “Oklahoma did medical marijuana like we started our state,” said Joe Norwood, an attorney at Norwood Law Firm in Tulsa.
Client was charged with knowingly concealing stolen property in Wagoner County, OK. Allegedly, there were two generators that came up missing and the theft was reported to the owner's insurance company.
L.L. was traveling north on Highway 75 through Okmulgee County, OK when he was pulled over by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper. The Trooper walked to the driver side of the vehicle L.L. was driving and witnessed L.L.’s pregnant wife and young daughter in the vehicle with him. The Trooper claimed to smell alcohol and asked L.L. to exit the vehicle.
This is a response I wrote to a Tulsa World editorial regarding the constitutionality of the "no pay, no play" statute I have been dealing with in a case. I'd like to thank the Tulsa World for allowing a response. Another newspaper in Oklahoma did a highly biased editorial and would not allow an adequate response.
K.D. was charged with DUI in Creek County after being pulled over by an Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper for allegedly running a red light. Joe discovered that during the pullover the Highway Patrol Trooper performed several standard field sobriety tests that were not approved by the Oklahoma Board of Tests, therefore the Trooper would not be able to testify at trial whether K.D. performed the tests successfully.
Whether it’s a car accident, bank misconduct or a terrorist attack, plaintiffs, or personal injury attorneys, are good for society and the economy. Simply put, an Oklahoman’s and American’s ability to redress a wrong committed on them in the courts of our state and country is the best way to remedy a wrong and to regulate people’s conduct.
C.D. was charged with possession with intent to distribute marijuana. At a preliminary hearing, where the police officer that arrested C.D. testified, a Tulsa County District Court Judge dismissed the case for lack of evidence in regard to the element of intent to distribute.
AS THE POWER AND INFLUENCE OF INDIAN (NATIVE AMERICAN) TRIBES RISES THEIR ACCOUNTABILITY DECLINES
At the Norwood Law Firm we have experience dealing with the various tribes and their various branches of government. If you have been injured or had some other legal wrong committed against you by an Indian Tribe or its employees please call for a free consultation.
My client was charged with two counts of lewd molestation as a youthful offender in District Court in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Client was 15 years old when charged and the alleged victim was a younger sibling. Client was originally charged in the District Court for Tulsa County, Oklahoma where adults are charged with criminal allegations. Juvenile court is where individuals under the age of 18 years old are generally charged.
J.S. was charged with possession of marijuana when he was pulled over in Tulsa, Oklahoma for an alleged license plate violation. The Tulsa Police searched J.S.'s car and person because J.S. gave the police consent to search and confessed to having the marijuana.
Client was a passenger in a pickup truck north bound on Highway 75 heading home from a painting job with two co-workers when Liable Driver pulled out in front of them. Client was pinned in the truck for an hour and had to be removed with the Jaws of Life.
On behalf of my client, I asked a Tulsa County District Court to rule that Oklahoma's "No Pay No Play" statute is unconstitutional based on the above discussed Oklahoma Constitutional provisions. The District Court Judge ruled in favor of my position and found the statute unconstitutional. The insurance industry has appealed and has now hired two huge law firms to fight this case.
My client was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in a Tulsa, Oklahoma Court. After filing several winning motions in limine where the governments case was significantly impaired and the prosecutor realized that my client would likely get a not guilty verdict, the prosecution offered to amend the charge to improper lane change.
J.B. was charged with felony delivery of marijuana after an undercover officer approached him in a local Tulsa bar and asked him for some marijuana. After the officer asked for the marijuana several times, J.B. gave him some. The officer arrested J.B. for delivery of marijuana.
February 2012 – Automobile Accident / Car Wreck settlement for $25,000. J.S. was sideswiped by a semi-truck while driving on U.S. 244 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After J.S. treated at a chiropractor for two months for back and neck strain / sprains I negotiated a $25,000 semi-truck accident settlement
August 2010 - Automobile Accident / Car Wreck Settlement for $45,000 in Tulsa County District Court
D.J. had a tire company truck turn left in front of her car while she was traveling 40 mph down 71st St in Tulsa. She t-boned the truck which knocked her out, and also injured her wrist. D.J. had her children with her and her minivan was totaled.
D.H. was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI ). Since D.H. is a business professional that depends on his driving license and auto insurance as tools for his profession he could not afford to take a conviction or even be put on probation for DUI.
A.G. was charged with first degree rape in Tulsa County District Court by the Tulsa County District Attorney for the alleged forcible rape of a 17 year old female in Owasso OK. The Defendant A.G. hired me to defend him against the false criminal allegations.
E.M., who is a permanent resident (has his green card) was charged with rape in the first degree. After a preliminary hearing where the state of Oklahoma’s case was effectively dismantled, the district attorney offered E.M. a reduction from first degree rape to misdemeanor assault and battery, a no contest plea and a deferred sentence probation for one year and a $50 fine.
I am currently working a Humira side effects product liability law suit against Abbott Laboratories. It has been shown that Humira causes lymphoma cancers, particularly rare lymphoma cancers like hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma cancer.
December 2009 Tulsa County District Court J.H. was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) in the District Court of Tulsa County. The state was being unreasonable so I set the case for trial. Through my investigation I was able to determine that the sheriff who arrested J.H. was on vacation when the trial was set. This means that the state would not be able to have their witnesses at trial.