Client Reviews And Case Results

CASE RESULTS WE HAVE OBTAINED FOR OUR CLIENTS:

 

FEDERAL CASE RESULTS

1. US v. Jimmie Lynn Garrison, US District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Case No. 4:08-CR-24-04-R: Client was member of nationwide steroid manufacturing and distribution ring. Kept client out on bond despite the fact he was on felony probation in state court at the time of the federal indictment.  Negotiated plea agreement. At sentencing I argued for downwarde departures and Booker variances.  The client was the only defendant who was not sent to prison. Client received 12 months of home incarceration.

2. US v. Julius Jude, US District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Case No. 09-CR-43-ART. Client was member of large conspiracy for distribution of pain pills. Client had prior state felony convictions.   Negotiated plea deal:  client received a 5 year prison sentence on a case which had a statutory 10 year mandatory minimum.

3. US v. Dwayne Martin, US District, Court, Western District of Kentucky, Case No. 3:10CR-51-9.  Client was one of a thirty (30) member conspiracy to distribute cocaine. Largest cocaine trafficking ring in the history of the state. Involved 400+ kilos of cocaine. Client facing 10 year mandatory minimum. Negotiated plea deal. Client received a sentence of time served for his time in jail waiting on case and was released upon sentencing.

4. US v. Nicholas Cangiano, US District Court, District of Nebraska, Case No.8:12 CR 169. Client was leader of nationwide conspiracy to manufacture and distribute steroids. Largest steroid bust in history of state.  Got client released on his own recognizance.  Client decided to withdraw motion to suppress search warrant and take a plea deal in light of the 20 year mandatory minimum he was facing. Negotiated plea agreement and client received a 30 month sentence.

5. US v. Ronald DeFranco, US District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Case No. : 2:13-CR-00182-DWA. Client owned and operated a peptide and chemical research website. Client sold human growth hormone and peptides (with instructions on human usage) to an undercover FDA agent. Search warrant executed on client’s home and client admitted to the crimes. Client was already on federal supervised release on another prior federal drug conviction. This was client’s third federal drug indictment.  I got client released on his own recognizance.  Client picked up a felony drug case in state court while out on release in federal case. I won hearing on the US’s motion to revoke my client’s bond. Facing an enhancement for career offender and facing a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison, Client took plea offer I negotiated and had 8 of the 11 charges dismissed. Client received a 27 month sentence.

6. US v. Gary Brown, US District Court, Western District of Kentucky, CRIMINAL NO. 3:12-CR-73-H. Client charged with possession and distribution of child pornography. Client had the largest collection of child pornography ever discovered in the United States. The client faced 140 years in prison. Despite the huge number of pornographic images and despite the presence of several sentencing enhancement factors, I was able to obtain an offer for the mandatory minimum sentence.

7.  US v. Dannal Swinney, US District Court, Western District of Kentucky,  Case 3:13-cr-00123-JHM.  Client charged in multi-person conspiracy to traffic in marijuana.  Conspiracy was importing, transporting and selling large amounts of marijuana from Texas to Kentucky.  I got the client released on his own recognizance over the United State’s objection, after a contested detention hearing.  Negotiated a plea agreement.  US recommended the client serve 30 months.  At sentencing, I motioned and argued for Booker variances and a downward departure.  Court gave the client PROBATION.

8.  US v. Herbert Sharber, Jr., US District Court, Western District of Kentucky, Case 3:14-CR-20-R.  Client charged under 18 U.S.C. § 1041 with making a false statement to a federally insured bank to obtain a real estate loan.  After long negotiations, I was able to get the US Attorney to DISMISS the case.

FEDERAL INVESTIGATION RESULTS

1. Investigation involving client who was manufacturing steroids in North Carolina. Met with US Attorney and DEA agents. Negotiated an agreement. Client never indicted/charged.

2. Investigation involving client who was receiving raw steroid powders from overseas, and then manufacturing, labeling and shipping for large international steroid distributer. Met with US Attorney and DEA and FDA agents. Negotiated an agreement. Client never charged or indicted.

3. Investigation by Homeland Security on client who lived in California and was receiving steroids and pain medication in mail from overseas pharmacy. Talked to Homeland Security agent. Conferred with client. Negotiated agreement. Client never indicted or charged.

4. Investigation by US Customs on packages shipped by my client in Florida to an overseas customer. Packages seized. Talked to Customs agent and FDA agent. Client never charged or indicted.

5. Investigation by US Customs on international package shipped to my client in Florida. Package seized. Talked to Customs agent. Client never charged or indicted.

6. Investigation by DEA on client in Chicago. Talked to DEA agent. Client never charged or investigated.

STATE COURT RESULTS

COMMONWEALTH v. SHAHEED DITTO: Client charged with one count of 1st Degree Murder, one count of 1st Degree Robbery, and 1st Degree Persistent Felony Offender (PFO).  Client faced Life In Prison Without Parole.  Eyewitness to the crime testified and identified Client as the perpetrator during a four day trial.  RESULT:  Client found NOT GUILTY on all charges.

COMMONWEALTH v. CHRISTOPHER MATTA:  Client charged with three (3) counts of Criminal Sexual Abuse, Victim Under 12 and one (1) count of Intimidating A Witness In A Legal Proceeding.  Client faced  five to ten years in prison.  Child victim testified and identified Client as perpetrator during a three day trial.  RESULT:  Client found NOT GUILTY on all charges.

COMMONWEALTH v. CURTIS PRICE:  Client charged with one (1) count of Assault in the Second Degree.  Client faced five to ten years in prison.  Multiple eyewitnesses testified and identified Client as the perpetrator.  Client acquitted on Assault 2nd Degree charge.

 

CLIENT REVIEWS OF J. CLARK BAIRD:

 EXCELLENT!

Clark is awesome. He’s very aggressive but also seems to care about his client. He’s very quick to respond to emails and calls, meets with my when needed and even if I just need a little hand-holding. He knows his stuff and I feel at ease knowing he’s on my side.

Posted by Wendi

BEST IN THE BIZ

Mr Baird treats me as if I am his #1 client. Always fast to respond with researched and knowledgeable advice instead of generic answers like other attorneys have given me in the past. My life would be very different (for the worse) if it wasn’t for my representation by Mr Baird.
Attorney clark baird is the best!

Posted by Adam.

ATTORNEY J. CLARK BAIRD IS THE BEST

I had worked with clark previously, and he has been great. Since i have turned my life around, he has not only helped me get custody of my children back, but he has now represented me in the completion of my diversion process. He has been very helpful and respectful in all matters. We are now furthering this process by completing the process by having my record expunged. I am very grateful for all that he has done for me and my family.

Posted by client.

 

THE BEST ATTORNEY IN LOUISVILLE

Mr. Baird is the very best Attorney in Louisville. Very professional in every situation. He keeps me informed on everything and has a very very approachable Demeanor. I consider him apart of my family as he has helped a lot of my family members. Whether it be for advice or legal matters. I can call him on a Saturday or Sunday morning and he is there right away to help. He has been with my family through tears and laughter. I recommend Clark Baird to anyone that is searching for legal representation.

Posted by LaToyia

VERY PROFESSIONAL AND HELPFUL

Jonathan Baird was a great help to my situation. I had a traffic violation issue with the court, and although I had tried to handle things on my own, I felt that I was having so much trouble trying to get information from the court. It was a huge weight on my shoulders, and I was very stressed in trying to make sure that I did everything correctly. Jonathan had me forward the documents to him, and he had taken care of everything for me from that point on, answering all of my questions, and filling in the gaps of missing information. His help was such a relief to me, and it allowed me to go back to focusing on my life quickly and efficiently. I highly recommend him for your needs.

Posted by a client.

 

HIS BITE IS WORST THAN HIS BARK

Clark handled my case. He was not only a proficient attorney but he was aggressive in the court room and out. He did not let decorum stand in the way when it came to protecting my interests. This is something you don’t see will many attorneys and I know this because I had another attorney prior to J. Clark Baird. Too many attorney don’t want to be aggressive because they fear retaliation or alienation. Clark was not afraid to push back. He did a great job with what we had to deal with.

Posted by Carl

THIS ATTORNEY IS AN ABSOLUTE PRO!

Mr. Baird was very attentive to the case and brought a wealth of expert knowledge to the table. He did exactly what he said he was going to do, exactly when he said he was going to do it.

Posted by a Criminal Defense client

EXCELLENT ATTORNEY!

Mr. Baird is very knowledgeable in all areas of the law. He was very thorough and on top of things when it came to my case. He is also available anytime I have a legal question, which is sometimes hard to find in an attorney. Highly recommend!

Posted by Lauren

JCB REVIEW

Mr. Baird has always been very upfront and honest with me about what to expect, outcomes, etc.

Posted by D, a criminal client

GREAT LAWYER DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THE OTHER GUY, USE CLARK BAIRD

Clark has always been there for me he got me out of prison and convinced the judge I just needed treatment for drug addiction I got treatment and now I own multiple businesses and am a productive citizen of society thanks to him. He now helps me with all my business matters. And is well rounded to take on any case with confidence and perseverance. He is relentless in the courtroom and always up front. And he always keeps an ace in the hole just in case. I will never use anyone but him.

Posted by Robert S., a Business & criminal client

GREAT LAWYER WHO FIGHTS FOR YOU!

Clark has always been there everytime I need him, no matter what time of day. I’ve used him for everything and he is knowledgeable in every aspect of the law. He goes into the court room and owns it and it’s comforting to always have him there representing me at court. I could go on about how great he is but won’t have enough space!

Posted by Katie, a Criminal Defense client

THANKS CLARK BAIRD

Mr. Baird was recommended to me by a mutual friend. At the time of my case I did not know fully how the legal system worked. Mr. Baird was very informative helping me understand what the possible outcomes would be. I was incarcerated during part of my cases and Mr. Baird kept me informed and gave me the sense that he cared for me as a person as well as a client. The outcome in court was far better than I expected. It was very clear he took time to fight for me to the best of his ability. I highly recommend Mr. Baird’s services and see no reason to use anyone for myself.

Posted by MattEgg, a Criminal Defense client,

A COUNSELOR YOU CAN TRUST

Jonathan was able to advise me on issues related to the nutritional supplement business. His advice was pivotal in my decision making process, and he has never lead me astray.

Posted by Aaron

PROFESSIONAL PREVENTIVE LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Clark went through our operations with a fine toothed comb and gave us very strong suggestions on best practices to keep us safely within the boundaries of the law. We talk on a regular basis, which is a rarity given our past experiences with lawyers. He’s worth every penny of his retainer.

Posted by Rick

CLARK BAIRD THE MAN FOR THE BODYBUILDING INDUSTRY AND MORE

I placed Clark on retainer over a year ago. Unlike most lawyers I’ve dealt with in the past Clark is always responsive, never leaves me guessing and keeps me informed. He has a passion for the sport supplement industry which was an important piece for me seeing I come from that background. I would highly recommend him for any of the following area’s family law, criminal law, personal injury, and the sports supplement industry. Clark has gone above and beyond the expectations I have set for him.

Posted by Lou, a Criminal Defense client,

VERY SATISFIED CLIENT

Clark is by far one of the best attorneys I have had the pleasure to meet. First attorney I have felt like was genuinely out for my best interest and not just to make a buck. Great person with a wealth of knowledge, proud to recommend him and consider him a friend.

Posted by Jason, a Criminal Defense client.

COMPASSIONATE, INFORMATIVE, DEDICATED

Clark did an amazing job guiding me through one of the most difficult experiences of my life. He was compassionate, prompt, informative and kept my needs at the forefront. His professionalism and empathy make him a brilliant attorney!

Posted by K, a Domestic Violence client

CLARK IS A GREAT LAWYER…

Clark has represented me several times. Every time the outcome was better than I expected. He knows what he’s doing and made sure I knew what was happening at every step. He got me probation after a handgun incident. He also accompanied me to a police interview to make sure I was never charged with anything during a different investigation. I do and would call Clark Baird for any legal matters I have.

Posted by Thomas, a Criminal Defense client

TWO THUMBS UP

Mr Baird has handled several mandates for my company. He has always been extremely diligent, and has provided valuable legal advice on many matters. I recommend him without hesitation.

Posted by James, a Business client

HELPING HAND

Great job as a lawyer in a tough situation. He really helped me through the issue and explained what was going on and what my rights were.

Posted by a Mediation client

BEST ATTORNEY AROUND!!!!

I have dealt with many attorneys in my life and i have to say this is by far the best one i have ever worked with. He is always making sure we the clients are protected. This man never stops working. You can call or text him at 2 AM and he will respond. Constantly keeps me informed with what is going on in my industry. For the first time in a long time i am 100% comfortable with who i have representing me. Do not miss the chance to be represented by one of the best licensed attorneys around.

Posted by Yankeeboy, a Federal Regulation client

HE’S A GREAT ATTORNEY AND FIGHTS FOR WHAT YOU DESERVE…

Very trustworthy and answered all my questions…. He helped me above and beyond what I expected. I would use his services again!!!

Posted by Ashley, a client

5 STAR LAWYER!!!

He has helped my husband in many ways and always had his back.

Stephanie Sharp Cravens