Verdicts & Settlements

Wrongful Arrest

Case Conclusion Date: September 4th, 2013
Practice Area:  Civil Rights
Outcome:  Large Cash Settlement and Dismissal of Criminal Case.

State v Victor Hill Clayton County

Case Concluded August 14th, 2013
Practice Area:  Criminal Defense
Outcome: Acquitted on all charges after Jury Trial.
Description:  The Elected Sheriff was original charged with 37 counts of Racketeering, Influencing and Corrupt Organization Act (R.I.C.O.).  Client was acquitted of all charges.

Fulton County aggravated assault, armed robbery, battery

Case Conclusion Date: December 12, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Nolle Pros (Dismissed post indictment).
Description: After a detailed and exhaustive investigation by Ghanayem & Rayasam, it became obvious that the State could not prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt and dismissed the case after it had been indicted.

P.O.S.T. Hearing for Police Officer

Case Conclusion Date:    February 20, 2012
Practice Area:    Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Officer reinstated.
Description:  Officer who was certified was denied employment and suspended due to an expunged arrest from 2005.  Defense demanded a hearing and presented evidence supporting the reinstatement of the police officer.

DeKalb County Double Homicide

Case Conclusion Date: May 24, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Case Dismissed.
Description: Defendant charged with 2 counts of Murder and 1 count of providing false statements. After a year of tiring investigation and hard work, this case was dismissed prior to indictment.

Henry County Deposit Account Fraud

Case Conclusion Date: May 18, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Henry County Deposit Account Fraud Case Dismissed
Description: Case Dismissed by Written Motion.

Fulton County Domestic Violence Battery Case

Case Conclusion date:    May 15, 2012
Practice Area:  Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Acquitted on all Charges after Jury Trial.

Muskogee County Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

Case Conclusion Date: April 1, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Case Dismissed
Description: client was arrested after fleeing a roadblock and subsequently charged with Possession with intent to distribute Cocaine

Marijuana Trafficking over 200 lbs. DeKalb County

Case Conclusion Date: February 29, 2012
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Case dismissed
Description: Defendant arrested with over 200lbs in vehicle. Case dismissed, upon motion.

Fulton County Murder Case

Case Conclusion Date: August 31, 2011
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Acquitted of all Charges after Jury Trial.
Description: Defendant Charged with 2 counts of Armed Robbery, Felony Murder, Murder, and 2 counts of Aggravated Assault.

Dismissal of a Homicide due to Defense Motion of Client’s violation of Constitutional Speedy Right

Case Conclusion Date: June 1, 2011
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Dismissed on Constitutional Speedy Issues.
Description: Client had a Warrant outstanding from 2001 and Defense Counsel availed Client to the Court and prevailed. 

NY Attempted Murder Charge

Case Conclusion Date: January 8, 2008
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Plea to a Misdemeanor with no period of incarceration.
Description: Client was charged with attempted murder.  Case profiled in NY Post, NY Times and Newsday Long Island.
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Fulton County Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon During the Commission of a Felony, Theft and Possession of Marijuana

Case Conclusion Date:  February 16, 2007
Practice Area:    Criminal defense
Outcome:  Acquitted on all Charges after Bench Trial.


Fulton County Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Carrying a Pistol without a License

Case Conclusion:  March 26, 2007
Practice Area:    Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Acquitted on all Charges after Jury Trial.

Fulton County Armed Robbery, Burglary, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony

Case Conclusion Date:    March 23, 2005
Practice Area:    Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Acquitted of all Charges after Jury Trial.

Fulton County Hijacking Motor vehicle, 5 Counts of Armed Robbery, 9 Counts of Aggravated Assault with Intent to Rob

Case Conclusion Date: August 28, 2005
Practice Area:    Criminal Defense
Outcome:  Acquitted on all charges after Jury Trial.
Fulton County Rape, Incest and Aggravated Sexual Battery
Conclusion Date:  September 6, 2005
Practice Area:    Criminal defense
Outcome: Acquitted on all charges after Jury Trial.

Fulton County Homicide

Case Conclusion Date: November 7, 2002
Practice Area: Criminal Defense
Outcome: Dismissed at the preliminary hearing.
Description: Client was charged with Murder, Felony Murder, and possession of a Knife or firearm during the commission of a crime case was dismissed at the preliminary hearing for lack of probable cause.