Keith Found NOT Guilty!
"The good lawyer is not the man who has an eye to every side and angle of contingency, and qualifies all his qualifications, but who throws himself on your part so heartily, that he can get you out of a scrape."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Sometimes doing the right thing can find you in the wrong place at the wrong time. That’s when the expertise, years of experience and tenacity of Albert Palmour becomes your best asset.
Our client, Melissa Keith, had dedicated herself to helping an elderly citizen in the community. Her training as a CNA and years of general business experience made her a perfect fit to care for his medical needs and help him conduct his day to day business. Trying to be a good neighbor to a neighbor in need.
Somewhere along the way, for what reason no one knows, accusations began to fly from the family who were not involved in his day to day life, that Melissa had nefarious intent. That what she was really doing was stealing and robbing and taking advantage of this elderly man.
But just the accusation, no proof required, is enough to destroy someone’s life, career and sadly, their compassion and heart to help others.
Sometimes the justice system works just like it’s supposed to. People who have committed crimes receive the consequences due them. And fortunately, innocent people like Melissa Keith are cleared of the accusations against them, made as whole as they can be by the verdict and allowed to go on about their life, a little more wary, a little bruised and battered, but free. Just as it should be.
After two days of testimony and evidence, hearing from witnesses on both sides of the case, combing through a mountain of documents, a jury returned the verdict we’d worked months to hear.
Sadly, Melissa was so devastated by the accusations, heartbroken that her kindness could be used against her, that she walked away from a job she loved. She couldn’t risk her reputation and her ability to care for her own family. And while she cannot get back the time she lost, the sleepless nights, the tears and hurt, she was able to go home to her family last night and breathe a quiet sigh of relief.