Prior Federal Criminal Cases


Bertram has successfully negotiated  plea agreements and fought successfully for low sentences for clients who pled guilty. Below is a small sampling of some representative cases he has handled.

U.S. v. Blondet

Favorable sentence: 48 months 

Charge 21 USC 841 and 846 Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine

Government had alleged that DEA agent was a double agent involved in narcotics activity with national criminal organization. 

U.S. v. Peralta-Medrano et al

Charge 21 USC 963 – Conspiracy to Import Cocaine

Favorable Sentence: 70 months 

Government had alleged that defendant trafficked narcotics for the Sinaloa Cartel.

U.S. v. Arozarena

Charge 21 USC 841 and 846- Conspiracy  to Distribute Narcotics

Favorable sentence: Time Served 

Government had alleged that defendant trafficked kilogram quantities of heroin and cocaine.

U.S. vs. Mejia 

Charge 21 USC 963 – Conspiracy to import heroin into the US.

Favorable sentence: Time Served 

Government had alleged that defendant imported heroin into the U.S. 

USA v. Garcia et al 

Charge 21 U.S.C. 846 Conspiracy to Distribute Narcotics

Favorable sentence: Time Served 

Government had alleged that defendant trafficked cocaine.

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