This page is a synopsis of several legal cases where major litigation in favor of the client was evident on behalf of Laurence K. Donahoe and the legal team of LKDLAW PC.
LKDLAW has filed numerous 42 U.S.C. Sec. 1983 (illegal search and seizure) actions in the following Federal Districts:
LKDLAW is licensed and familiar with pleading and practice in the following Courts:
S & S Pawnshop, Inc., et al. v. City of Del City, et al. Damages recovered / injunctive issues appealed and remanded to the Trial Court in pawnshop's favor, law enforcement enjoined on remand.
Thrifty Pawnshop v. City of Enid, et al. Damages recovered by pawnbroker.
Top Gun Pawnshop v. City of Enid, et al. Damages recovered by pawnbroker.
Circle D. Pawn vs. City of Shawnee with Richard Smotherman D.A. Richard Smotherman implemented policies consistent with the Oklahoma Pawn Shop Act to be followed by his office and was dismissed from the case with payment of a portion of the attorney fees. City of Shawnee is ongoing as of September 2016.
Huey's Pawn v. City of Broken Arrow Damages recovered by pawnbroker
Annabelle Winters, d/b/a Sharp's Pawnshop v. City of Dewey Damages recovered by pawnbroker.
Lawrence Leon Smith v. City of Ponca City Damages recovered by pawnbroker and policy change by law enforcement.
Gobert's Pawn & Fishin Stuff, Inc. v Bryan Country, et al. Damages paid to pawnbroker and policy change by law enforcement.
Jones Pawn vs. City of Madill and Craig Ladd D.A. Defendant's Implemented revised procedures consistent with the Pawn Shop Act, and recovered attorney's fees and costs.
Len Larson vs. The City of Denver et. al. Tenth Circuit Appeal wherein Procedural changes and damages were recovered.
Tri-State Pawn & Jewelry, Inc., and James Otis Reed v. County of Miller County, Arkansas, et al. Law enforcement ceased harassment of pawnbroker. Case dismissed by agreement following changes in law enforcement policy.
LKDLAW has filed and defended numerous law suits in the District Courts of Oklahoma concerning lost or stolen property of the customers while in the pawnbroker's possession. To date, LKDLAW has prevailed in all those cases.