On July 28, 2017, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals vacated a district court’s denial of a motion for a new trial based on ineffective assistance of counsel, remanding the case for an evidentiary hearing.
In addition, on November 21, 2017, the Seventh Circuit vacated a district court’s sentence because of procedural errors, remanding the case for a full resentencing.
Michelle Jacobs and Vanessa Eisenmann represented the defendants on appeal, and Jacobs presented oral arguments. The firm now has 10 criminal defense victories in the Seventh Circuit since opening in 2013.
Practice areas: Appellate, Criminal Defense.