Case Results

Vacated United States v. Kim

988 F.3d 803 (5th Cir. 2021) – successfully vacated $606,250 restitution amount despite otherwise valid appeal waiver and remanded to district court.

Reversed Converse v. City of Kemah

961 F.3d 771 (5th Cir. 2020) - successfully reversed a motion to dismiss a § 1983 claim, and case was remanded to the district court for further proceedings.

Acquittal Joe Martinez v. State of Texas

10-20-00074-CR (Tex. App.—Waco Apr. 27, 2022). - successfully obtained an acquittal on five out of eight counts on legal sufficiency grounds, reducing the sentence from 60 years’ imprisonment to 20 years.

Reversed Sweetwater Well Service v. West Houston Airport

No. 14-18-00596 (Tex. App.—Houston [14th Dist.] Aug. 27, 2020) - successfully reversed entire judgment against Appellant, and case remanded to the trial court.

Unconstitutional, Struck Down United States v. Morrison

529 U.S. 598 (U.S. Supreme Court 2000) - Filed a Friend of the Court (amicus curiae) brief on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), supporting the defendant ‘s successful challenge to the constitutionality of the new federal law under which he was sued, and the Supreme Court vacated that portion of the law; the NACDL amicus brief is available at 1999 WL 1133764.

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