Massachusetts, 2014

Client charged with operating under the influence of drugs and possession of a class A substance following a single-car accident. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal of both charges.

New Hampshire, 2014

Client charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to distribute following detention and search of client by police officer. Attorney Al-Marayati argues that the drugs seized from the defendant were obtained in violation of her constitutional rights. The judge agrees and excludes the evidence from trial, resulting in dismissal. 

Massachusetts, 2013

Attorney Al-Marayati obtains a six figure personal injury settlement for a young man struck and injured by a negligent motorist while riding his motorized scooter.

New Hampshire, 2013

Client charged with assault of a police officer. Officer testifies at jury trial that client forcefully struck him in the shoulder. Client testifies that while attempting to speak with the officer, he placed his hand on the officer's arm, and intended no assault. Attorney Al-Marayati argues to the jury that officer is exaggerating and that client's touching of his arm did not constitute assault. Jury finds client Not Guilty.

Massachusetts, 2013

Client charged with possession of heroin. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal after arguing that the government has violated client's right to a speedy trial.

New Hampshire, 2012

Client charged with simple assault and criminal mischief for allegedly assaulting and damaging the vehicle of her boyfriend’s former girlfriend. At trial, Attorney Al-Marayati establishes that client had been the target of racist taunts and other acts of provocation by the alleged victim. Judge agrees that client was provoked by victim and finds client not guilty of all criminal charges.

Massachusetts, 2012

Young adult client charged with dissemination of obscene matter to a minor, for “sexting” a graphic image to a 15 year old minor. Attorney Al-Marayati argues to the jury that image was not harmful to minors, and that the act of sending the image was protected under the First Amendment. The jury agrees and finds the client not guilty.

Massachusetts, 2012

Client charged with possession of cocaine. Attorney Al-Marayati files a motion to suppress evidence, arguing that the arresting officer's pat frisk of the defendant was illegal. The judge agrees and excludes the cocaine from evidence. Case dismissed.
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Massachusetts, 2012

Young adult client, a college student, charged with reckless driving for allegedly driving aggressively and at a high rate of speed on Interstate 93. At a magistrate’s hearing, Attorney Al-Marayati, argues that the client should not suffer the consequences of a criminal prosecution given his clean driving history and his solid record of citizenship, including his outstanding academic and work history. Magistrate agrees and dismisses the matter.

New Hampshire, 2012

Client charged with hindering apprehension for transporting the suspect in a murder case out of state in order to prevent his apprehension. Client was acting at the direction of her boyfriend, the brother of the murder suspect. Attorney Al-Marayati is able to negotiate a resolution involving no incarceration.

Massachusetts, 2011

Client charged with assault and battery and trespassing after fight with client's ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend. After a jury trial, Attorney Al-Marayati wins a Not Guilty verdict.

Massachusetts, 2011

Client charged with operating under the influence and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains the police department's own surveillance video which clearly contradicts arresting officer's description of client's level of intoxication. Case dismissed prior to trial. 

New Hampshire, 2011

Client charged with multiple counts of felony criminal threatening, aggravated felonious sexual assault, and simple assault. Client alleged by wife to have sexually assaulted her and to have threatened her at knifepoint. Following a jury trial, Attorney Al-Marayati obtains acquittals on all charges with the sole exception of a single lesser-included misdemeanor charge of criminal threatening.

Massachusetts, 2010

Attorney Bookman prevails in the case of Commonwealth v. Madden before the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. The case concerns whether superior courts have the authority to review bail conditions set by district courts. The SJC agrees with Attorneys Bookman and Slye that superior courts have the authority to hear requests by defendants to review the conditions of their bail. 

New Hampshire, 2010

Client charged with criminal threatening of his ex-wife. Attorney Al-Marayati wins a not guiltty verdict after trial.

New Hampshire, 2010

Attorney Al-Marayati argues a second degree murder case, State v. Glenn, before the New Hampshire Supreme Court. 

Massachusetts, 2010

Client charged with operating under the influence, second offense. Attorney Al-Marayati wins a not guilty verdict following a jury trial.

New Hampshire, 2009

Client charged with reckless conduct for striking woman with motor vehicle. During trial, Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal.

New Hampshire, 2009

Client charged with criminal threatening with a handgun, a felony punishable by a mandatory minimum sentence of three to six years in the state prison. Attorney Al-Marayati negotiates reduction to a misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct with a fully suspended sentence.

New Hampshire, 2008

Client charged with shipping several hundred pounds of marijuana and multiple kilograms of cocaine to New Hampshire from out of state. Attorney Al-Marayati moves to dismiss, arguing that the client's speedy trial rights under the Interstate Agreement on Detainers have been violated. Though the trial judge denies the motion, the New Hampshire Supreme Court reverses, ruling that the defendant's speedy trial rights were violated. Case dismissed.

Massachusetts, 2008

Client retains Attorney Al-Marayati to assist in reversing 2001 conviction for operating under the influence. Attorney Al-Marayati researches prior conviction, discovers defects in paperwork filed in connection with plea, and files Motion to Vacate conviction. Motion is granted and conviction reversed. Case is subsequently dismissed.

New Hampshire, 2008

Client charged with domestic simple assault and unsworn falsification for providing a false name to a police officer. Attorney Bookman obtains dismissal of the simple assault charge and wins a Not Guilty verdict after trial on the unsworn falsification complaint.

Massachusetts, 2008

Client charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, felony theft and threats to kill. At trial, Attorney Bookman argues that the prosecutor’s witnesses are not credible and obtains Not Guilty verdict. 

New Hampshire, 2008

Attorney Al-Marayati obtains new trial for client based on newly discovered evidence where individual was previously convicted of major felony and sentenced to 10 to 20 years in the State Prison. 

Massachusetts, 2008

Client charged with failure to disperse during a riot on a college campus. After trial, Attorney Bookman obtains Not Guilty verdict.  

Massachusetts, 2008

Client charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for allegedly kicking victim and banging victim’s head on pavement. After trial, Attorney Bookman obtains Not Guilty verdict.

New Hampshire, 2007

Client charged with driving while under the influence of cocaine. Attorney Al-Marayati files Motion to Suppress, alleging illegal stop of client's vehicle and illegal arrest. Attorney Al-Marayati negotiates dismissal of DWI charge. Attorney Al-Marayati appears at Administrative License Suspension hearing and obtains reinstatement of client's license.

New Hampshire, 2007

Client charged with felony drug possession after search of his motor vehicle. At trial, client testifies that drugs were not his and were planted by police officer. Attorney Bookman obtains Not Guilty verdict after trial.

Massachusetts, 2007

Client charged with leaving the scene of an accident and operating under the influence. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal of both charges at a Magistrate’s Hearing.

New Hampshire, 2007

Client charged with operating under the influence of alcohol after police arrive at scene of one car roll over accident. Police allege that client smells of alcohol and is incoherent. Attorney Bookman obtains Not Guilty verdict after trial.

Massachusetts, 2007

Client charged with assault and battery and civil rights violations. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal of all charges.

New Hampshire, 2006

Motorcycle observed by police officer weaving, speeding, and accelerating away from officer. Driver stopped on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. Officer notes strong odor of alcohol, slow speech, and bloodshot eyes. Driver admits to having consumed alcohol. Driver refuses field sobriety tests and breath test. Driver is arrested and charged with DWI, third offense. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains Not Guilty verdict after trial.

New Hampshire, 2006

Member of motorcycle club denied concealed weapons permit by local police chief, based solely upon membership in club. Denial appealed to district court. District court found that membership in organization was protected by First Amendment to United States Constitution and that police chief’s denial of permit on that basis was improper and violated constitutional rights of club member. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains Court Order requiring police chief to issue concealed weapons permit.

New Hampshire, 2006

Client charged with major felony carrying up to 20 years in the State Prison. Attorney Bookman files Motion to Dismiss defective indictment at commencement of trial. Motion granted. Case dismissed.

New Hampshire, 2006

Client with prior conviction for driving while intoxicated, charged with two new DWI offenses arising out of two separate incidents. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains Not Guilty verdicts after trials on both charges.

New Hampshire, 2004

Client charged with possession of one pound of marijuana and possession with intent to distribute, following search of client's motor vehicle. Attorney Al-Marayati files a motion to suppress the marijuana alleging that the search was illegal. After a hearing, the Court rules that the search was illegal and excludes the evidence from trial. Both charges are dismissed. 

New Hampshire, 2004

Client charged with felony-level driving while intoxicated in case involving motor vehicle accident. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal of felony-level designation at trial. 

New Hampshire, 2004

In an appeal to the New Hampshire Supreme Court, the Court prevents the disclosure of a client's privileged medical records sought by the state to use against the client in a prosecution for a felony-level driving while intoxicated charge. Attorney Al-Marayati litigates the case at the trial court level, files the appeal, prepares the brief, and argues the case before the New Hampshire Supreme Court. Read the Court's opinion here.

Massachusetts, 2004

Nurse accused of assaulting and mistreating a patient. Attorney Bookman represents nurse at hearing before nursing board. Nurse cleared of wrongdoing and retains professional license.

New Hampshire, 2003

Client charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute and with a hand-to-hand sale of cocaine to a government informant. At trial, Attorney Al-Marayati obtains dismissal of the possession with intent charge and a Not Guilty verdict on the charge of sale of a controlled drug.























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​Massachusetts, 2015

Client charged with OUI after being stopped for speeding and erratic operation. Officer testified that client slurred her speech and failed field sobriety tests. Attorney Al-Marayati obtains a not guilty verdict following a jury trial. 

Massachusetts, 2014

Client charged with making a threat against district courthouse. Attorney Bookman argues that his client's statements were taken out of context and were exaggerated by law enforcement. Judge agrees, finds that there was no probable cause to support charge, and dismisses case.