In State v. Tirado, the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals affirmed LeistWarner’s successful motion to suppress evidence obtained by an illegal search. The motion to suppress was filed and argued by LeistWarner attorney Darrin Leist in the Licking County, Ohio Court of Common Pleas. Mr. Leist also successfully defended the decision of the trial court on appeal. The Fifth District decision can be found at State v. Tirado Court of Appeals Decision.
LeistWarner successfully defends 5 bartenders. Court rules in favor of the defendants holding that they were entrapped by the Columbus Police Department and therefore found NOT GUILTY.