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Litigation

JURISDICTIONS

Pacheco has managed criminal and civil attorneys in many lawsuits in many courts nationwide, in locations such as Hawaii, Massachusettes, California, Florida, Michigan, Louisiana, Washington D.C., Texas, Maryland, Nevada, Virginia, Pennsylvania, up to and including the U.S. Supreme Court -- twice.  

For twenty years he closely directed and scrutinized many attorneys and their briefs, legal strategies, pleadings and so on, making sure filings were timely filed and that grounds for appeal are not lost.

COURTS 

He has managed and directed litigation in State and Federal Courts, including:

  • District Courts
  • Circuit Courts
  • Appellate Courts
  • Superior Courts
  • and the U.S. Suprement court, twice.

Pacheco has served many times as plaintiff, defendant, appellant, and respondent. He has effectively directed the litigation of multiple lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions simultaneously. At the same time he has handled multiple high level attorneys such as Texas' Race Horse Haines and D.C.'s Democratic Party's Abbe Lowell.

IRS

Pacheco successfully fought off a simultaeous personal audit by the IRS and a business audit of PETA by the IRS. The IRS later admitted that both of these audits were politically instigated.

He is experienced in evidentiary rules and procedures, techniques for giving effective testimony during cross examination in open court as well as during depositions and to a different extent state and federal grand jury investigations, evidence handling, chain of custody, etc.