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Client saved from deportation resulting from wrongful conviction

April 2019

April 30, 2019, Lynn District Court case no. 0213CR001164, charging distribution of heroin in a school zone and related charges. On advice of prior counsel, client pleads guilty to distribution of heroin on 8/3/04. Client consults with immigration attorney to seek green card. There, he learns that his guilty plea places him at risk of immediate deportation, then retains our office for help. Following an adversarial hearing on March 26, 2019, the Court vacates client's conviction. On April 30, 2019, the Court orders the case dismissed.

Practice area(s): Appeals, Criminal Defense, Constitutional Law

Court: Lynn District Court

Eric Burdette

ASSOCIATE, Erkan & Associates, LLC Eric Burdette is an attorney licensed to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Attorney Burdette graduated from Harvard with a BA in Philosophy in 2014. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law where he...

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