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The Law Offices of Joseph A. Bondy | 1841 Broadway Suite 910 | New York, N.Y. 10023 | Phone: 212-219-3572 | josephbondy@mac.com

Below are just a few of the results of Mr. Bondy’s dedicated advocacy:


United States v. IO, Federal trial acquittal in Nigerian “advance fee” fraud prosecution. 

United States v. HDR, Federal entrapment acquittal in prosecution charging conspiracy to defraud the United States Attorney’s Office. 

United States v. WPG, Federal dismissal of two successive complaints charging Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) fraud.


Burden v United States, Post-conviction vacating of client's life-without-parole sentence, and re-sentencing to 30 years.


United States v. Mikhael, Downward variance to fifteen (15) months imprisonment, after defendant lost federal trial in a 6.5 ton marijuana distribution case. 


United States v. Haberstroh, Downward variance to thirty-six (36) months imprisonment, for leader of long-ranging federal marijuana cultivation conspiracy, arrested with over 2,000 plants under cultivation. 


People v Posner, NYS Appellate Division (1st Dept.) affirming the release of money from seized funds alleged to be criminal proceeds, to pay defendants' attorneys' fees, investigator fees, accountant's fees, and living expenses.


People v. JD, Negotiated misdemeanor, fine and no forfeiture for defendant found with over 1,200 marijuana plants under cultivation in his commercial warehouse. 


People v. JD, Trial acquittal of defendant alleged to have assaulted two NYPD officers, followed by federal civil rights settlement.


People  TF, Trial acquittal of parent alleged to have assaulted minor child.


United States v. Casallas-Orjuela, Federal Fatico hearing victory, and downward departure from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 108-135 months’ imprisonment to sentence of 60 months.  

United States v. Centeno, Downward variance from United States Sentencing Guidelines career offender range of 262-327 months’ imprisonment to sentence of 121 months. 

United States v. Fargas, Downward departure from United States Sentencing Guideline range of 168-210 months’ imprisonment to sentence of 24 months. 

United States v. Giampa, Downward variance from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 70-87 months to sentence of 17 months’ (“time served”) imprisonment. 

United States v. Marrero, Downward variance from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 360-life to sentence of 120 months’ imprisonment. 

United States v. Menoria, After winning remand from the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, downward variance from original sentence of 41 months to 15 months’ imprisonment. 

United States v. Montoya, Downward departure from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 168-210 months to sentence of 36 months (“time served”).


United States v. Prieto, Downward departure from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 70-87 months’ imprisonment to sentence of 14 months (“time served”).

United States v. Ramirez, Downward departure from United States Sentencing Guidelines range of 324-405 months’ imprisonment to sentence of 36 months (“time served”).


www.federalmarijuanadefense.com, a drug policy and resource center developed by Mr. Bondy as an aid to attorneys and defendants in federal marijuana cases.