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The firm’s client was charged in federal court with being a felon in possession of a firearm (922(g)). Our team’s investigation uncovered a nearly 30-year-old government document which exempted him from the federal firearms prohibition. All federal charges against the client were dismissed.

After a two day jury trial in St. Louis City the firm’s client was acquitted of eight counts of felony property damage and assault stemming from an alleged shooting at a Bi-State metro bus.

Talmage Newton and the firm’s client celebrate a “not guilty” verdict in federal court. The client went to trial to fight a count of aggravated identity theft, which would have had a mandatory two-year sentence on top of any other time imposed.

Talmage Newton has been named as a Lead Panel Attorney for the Criminal Justice Act Panel for criminal cases in the Eastern District of Missouri.

Talmage Newton was awarded the Robert Duncan Award for Appellate Advocacy by the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers for his work on two successful amicus appellate briefs presented to the Supreme Court of Missouri.

At the annual meeting of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the membership elected Talmage Newton to another three-year term as a member of the executive board.

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