RAPE – Riverside

U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, accused of using his position to get a young female recruit in compromising circumstances, then forcing her to have non-consensual sex. Conviction results in Prison & sex offender registration for life. Pre-trial publicity brought forth additional witness that assisted prosecutor’s assertions. Settlement: 1 count of sexual battery, NO sex offender registration.

US MARINES-MOLESTATION

Client accused of molesting fellow Marines’ daughter left in his care when fellow Marine shipped out, Bernstein defended at court marshal, Verdict: Not Guilty.

US NAVY-MOLESTATION

Client accused of molesting two generation of step-children. Initially represented within service, convicted for 10 year sentence, reversed on repeal. Bernstein defended at court marshal, Verdict: Not Guilty.

NAVY-MOLESTATION

Client accused of molesting 8 year-old neighbor child on-base housing. Bernstein defended at court marshal, Verdict: Not Guilty.