Stories of Success
Large Settlement in "Low" Damages Case
CGH was retained by clients for injuries suffered in a car crash with less than $700 in property damage. Eventually, CGH was able to recover over $200,000 for the clients.
Dismissal of Criminal Charges in Boulder District Court
CGH successfully obtained dismissal of felony menacing charges against one of our clients who showed a knife to a would-be attacker to protect himself. CGH then helped the client seal his record.
Dismissal of Criminal Charges in Boulder County Court
CGH successfully obtained dismissal of a charge of possession of a stolen financial device against one of our clients. CGH then helped the client seal her record.
Client Found Not Guilty at Trial in Denver
CGH successfully defended a client who was charged with with assault and domestic violence. The client refused to plead guilty, and the City of Denver would not dismiss the case. CGH took the client’s case to trial and the jury found him not guilty of all charges.
CGH Gets Policy Limits Settlement
CGH represented a couple that was injured when someone slammed into the back of their vehicle at stop light. CGH was able to get policy limits for one of the clients and a substantial settlement for the other.
CGH Wins Protection Order Hearing and Receives Attorney Fees
CGH represented a young woman who was falsely accused by her ex-boyfriend of domestic violence. CGH went to Court, had the ex’s protection order thrown out, had a protection order taken out against him, and our client was awarded attorney fees after the Court ruled the ex’s claims were frivolous.
Client's Very Old Case Dismissed
CGH successfully defended a client who had a pending charge that was over 29 years old. Wanting to atone for his past mistakes the client hired CGH to handle his case. CGH ended up convincing the District Attorney to just dismiss the charge.
Negotiated Policy Limit Settlement
CGH successfully negotiated a settlement for a woman who had been seriously injured in a car accident. Soon after being retained on the case, CGH convinced the insurance company to pay out the policy’s limit.
Client Found Not Guilty at Trial
CGH successfully defended a client who was charged with DUI, DWAI, and Following Too Closely. After not being able to reach a favorable plea deal, CGH took the client’s case to trial and the jury found him not guilty of all charges.
Victory on Unemployment Benefits Appeal
CGH successfully handled an unemployment benefits appeal. CGH’s client was awarded unemployment benefits at the initial hearing but his employer appealed arguing he was an independent contractor. CGH handled the appeal and the initial decision was affirmed by the appeal board.
Negotiated Settlement to Replevin Action
CGH successfully negotiated a favorable settlement in a replevin action. CGH’s client and the opposing party had disagreements about who owned what property following a break up. CGH was able to work with the parties so that both got the property to which they were entitled.
Settlement with Shoe Manufacturer
CGH successfully negotiated with a large shoe manufacturer after CGH’s client suffered burns to his feet after purchasing a new pair of shoes. CGH was able to humanize their client to the company which allowed the company to increase its offer.
Negotiation of Fair Plea for 2nd DUI
CGH successfully negotiated with the District Attorney for a fair plea for a client who was charged with driving under the influence. The plea focused on treatment and education and the client was able to avoid any jail time.
Dismissal of Criminal Charges
CGH successfully obtained dismissal of assault and disturbing the peace charges against one of our clients who had been interrogated by police without the benefit of an interpreter. CGH then helped the the client seal his record.
Policy Limits Settlement
CGH successfully represented two family members who had been injured in a car accident. CGH was able to convince the at-fault driver’s insurance company to settle for the the at-fault driver’s policy limits.
Compensation for Bike Accident
CGH successfully negotiated with the insurance company for a construction company. CGH’s client had been injured while riding her bicycle after she struck a pot hole that had been caused during construction that was occurring on a roadway.
Dismissal of Felony Charges
CGH successfully obtained the dismissal of felony stalking charges against one of our clients. CGH then successfully sealed that client’s record.
Dismissal of Criminal Charges
CGH successfully obtained dismissal of criminal mischief charges against one of our clients who had been falsely identified by an “eyewitness.” CGH then successfully sealed that client’s record.
Homeowner's Insurance Settlement
CGH represented a woman whose homeowner’s insurance company refused to honor its policy when she filed a claim after her property was vandalized. CGH filed suit in the case and the insurance company eventually settled for over 10 times the initial disputed claim.
Compensation for Personal Injury Claim
CGH represented someone who was hit by an RV that had caught on fire. CGH was able to obtain the insurance policy limits against the at-fault driver.
Successful Appeal in DUI
CGH represented a young man who had recently entered a guilty plea for DUI without fully understanding the immigration consequences. CGH attempted to withdraw his plea and the trial court ruled against us. Undeterred, CGH appealed that decision and successfully convinced the District Court to overturn the County Court and allow the client to withdraw his plea.
CGH regularly successfully obtains the minimum sentence allowed by law for clients charged with DUI.
Withdrawal of Restitution
CGH successfully argued that a client was not responsible for any restitution and had the restitution request withdrawn by showing the district attorney that a different person was actually responsible.
CGH successfully convinced a landlord to not evict his tenant after we pointed out that doing so would be in violation of the tenant’s lease.
Dismissal of Charges against Lawful Immigrant to Avoid Deportation
CGH successfully obtained a deferred prosecution for a client facing immigration consequences if the client received any other outcome. The client can now say she was never even charged with a crime.
Storage Facility Negligence
CGH successfully represented a client whose car was damaged after a garage gate malfunctioned in a parking lot near her work. CGH convinced the garage owner to pay the full price of her repairs and for the time she missed from work.
Prison Sentence Shortened
CGH successfully convinced the parole board to limit one of our client’s time in prison to under a year when he was facing a revocation that could have sent him back to prison for 3-5 years.
Dismissal of Lawsuit and Award of Attorney Fees
CGH successfully defended a young woman who was being sued by a former lover for defamation. Not only was the case dismissed, but the young woman was awarded all of her attorney fees.
Breach of Fiduciary Duty
Prior to joining CGH, Mr. Galluzzi successfully assisted on a trial team that obtained a $490 million verdict against a group of trustee banks that helped facilitate a Ponzi scheme.
“Fighting Words” Statute Declared Unconstitutional
Prior to joining CGH, Mr. Cheney successfully argued that the City of Boulder’s “Use of Fighting Words” statute was unconstitutionally overbroad. The City appealed and Mr. Cheney prevailed on appeal. The City then changed the law.