Felony Aggravated Battery
Client was charged with aggravated battery after an argument at home with his on-again-off-again girlfriend. She claimed he broke her nose when he deliberately "head butted" her during the argument. Thorough investigation yielded several witnesses for the defense who testified that the girlfriend was often violent towards the Client and other people. One witness was actually punched in the face by the girlfriend several months prior. On cross examination, the girlfriend admitted to punching Client during the argument.
Acquitted at jury trial. The client claimed self-defense. The jury believed him and returned a verdict of Not Guilty.