Charges Reduced. Client and co-defendant charged with armed robbery. Evidence against client included his statement and video from a gas station where client and co-defendant used the victim's debit card. Charge was reduced from armed robbery, which carries mandatory prison, to a lesser charge which carries no mandatory jail time.
Mr. Rutkowski has been practicing law for the past twenty-three years. Prior to practicing law Mr. Rutkowski served twelve years as a deputy sheriff, retiring to attend law school. Starting his law-enforcement career as a patrol deputy which included two years on the DUI squad; Mr. Rutkowski moved up the ranks becoming a corporal in the field training program which give him the responsibility for training new recruits.