Home Runs
(Not Guilty-Trial by Jury)

  • Robert C. Hinton, Jr., Collin County Court at Law #2, DWI, 8-15-2006
  • Robert C. Hinton, Jr., Collin County Court at Law #1, DWI, 5-16-06
  • George R. Milner III, CCC#1, DWI, 8-18-06
  • James Jamison, United States District Court, June 20, 2006
  • Doug Skemp, Dallas-CCC#9, Indecent Exposure, June 5-6
  • Sandra Reynolds, Collin County-CCL#3, Assault/BI, 4-11-06
  • Sandra Reynolds, Dallas CCC#3, DWI (refusal), 5-10-06, (Defendant admitted to ingesting four beers & taking sleeping medication)
  • George Milner III, CCC#3, DWI, April 5-6, 2006
  • George Milner III, CCC#7, DWI, May 8, 2006
  • David Finn, CCC#4, DWI, May 17, 2006
  • Thomas Hooten, Brian Belton-co-counsel, Runnels County, DWI, 4-25-06 (Instructed verdict, and also had Judge instruct jury to find client not guilty)
  • Deandra Grant and Michael Crowder, Collin County CCL2, DWI, 4-4-06 (test .101/.098)
  • James Lee Bright, 66th District Court Hill County, F2 Possession of Marijuana, 4-4-06, (Marijuana was found in 63 separate vacuum packed bags lining the walls)
  • James Lee Bright, CCC#3 - Dallas, DWI open container, 3-30-06
  • David Burrows, CCC#1 - Dallas, DWI, 1-26-06
  • David Burrows, CCC App2 - Dallas, DWI, 2-2-06
  • David Burrows, CCC#9 - Dallas, DWI, 2-28-06
  • David Burrows, CCC#2 - Dallas, DWI, 4-10-06
  • David Burrows, CCC#2 - Dallas, DWI, 4-11-06
  • Martin J. Rubin, DWI, 1/31/06, Collin County Court at Law #1
  • David Finn, Aiding and Abetting federal copyright infringement, 3/29/06, Federal-Northern District of Texas-Judge Fish
  • George Milner III, Aggravated Assault, 3/23/06, Tarrant County-CDC1 (Dallas Police Officer)
  • George Milner III, DWI, 1/25/06, Dallas CCC8
  • Bob Hinton, Sex Assault-Child-4 counts, Tarrant County-372nd District Court (Defendant was a female teacher, complainant a male HS senior)
  • Christopher Woodward, DWI, 3/16/06, Dallas CCC6 (Defendant vomitted in his own car during stop, inside police car, and intox room - 20 minute verdict)
  • Vic Sasso, DWI, 3/1/06, Collin County Court #416 (Conceded intoxication. Issue was “driving and operating”)
  • Craig Jett, DWI, CCC#1, Dallas, 3/29/06
  • Craig Jett, DWI, CCC#2, Dallas, 4/5/06
  • Doug Wilder, DWI - test .109/.103, 3/21/06, Tarrant County CCC8
  • Alan Kazdoy, Navarro County Court, 3/2/06, DWI - not guilty, .12 test, 10 minute verdict
  • George Milner, 380th Judicial District Court-Collin County, 2/2/06, 2 counts sexual assault - not guilty, 1 count indecency w/child - guilty-probation and fine
  • Chris Lewis, CCC#9, 1/19/06, DWI - not guilty
  • John M. Cook, 296th Judicial District Court-Collin County, 11/10/05, Sexual assault - not guilty
  • Thomas Hooten, CCC#8, 12/5/05, DWI - not guilty
  • Thomas Hooten, CCC#4, 3/7/06, DWI - not guilty
  • Thomas Hooten, CCC#8, 1/18/06, DWI - not guilty
  • Thomas Hooten, CCC#2, 2/7/06, DWI - not guilty, (defendant rear-ended a city truck)
  • Anthony Green, 323rd Judicial District Court - Tarrant County, 2/9/06, Aggravated Robbery - not guilty
  • David Finn, Aiding and Abetting federal , copyright infringement, 3/29/06 Federal-Northern District of Texas-Judge Fish
  • George Milner III, Aggravated Assault, 3/23/06, Tarrant County-CDC1, (Dallas Police Officer)
  • Bob Hinton, Sex Assault-Child-4 counts, , Tarrant County-372nd District Court (Defendant was a female teacher, complainant a male HS senior)
  • Christopher Woodward, DWI, 3/16/06, Dallas CCC6 (Defendant vomitted in his own car during stop, inside police car, and intox room - 20 minute verdict)
  • Vic Sasso, DWI, 3/1/06, Collin County Court #416 (Conceded intoxication. Issue was “driving and operating”)
  • Craig Jett, DWI, CCC#1, Dallas, 3/29/06
  • Craig Jett DWI, CCC#2, Dallas, 4/5/06
  • Doug Wilder, DWI - test .109/.103, 3/21/06 Tarrant County CCC8
  • Jim Moore, Assault Family Violence, Dallas CCC #11, 1/24/06
  • George Milner III, DWI, 1/25/06, Dallas CCC8
  • Martin J. Rubin, DWI, 1/31/06, Collin County Court at Law #1
  • Mimi Coffey and Kalandra Wheeler, DWI 1st, Dallas CCC #4, 1/31/06
  • Ken Berry, Indecent Exposure, CCCA#2, 2/06/06, Not Guilty - Jury came back in under one-half hour
  • Jake Jenkins, DWI, CCC #3, 2/03/06, Not Guilty
  • Elizabeth Davis Frizell, Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer, CDC #2, 12/12/05, Not Guilty
  • Lee Westmoreland, DWI 2nd, CCC#5, 12/13/05 
  • Elizabeth Frizell, AA/PO, CDC2, 12/14/05
  • Thomas L. Hooton, DWI, CCC #8, 12/5/05
  • David Burrows, DWI, CCC #, 11/17/05
  • Randall B. Isenberg, DWI 2nd, CCC #2, 11/11/05
  • David Burrows, DWI, CCC#4, 10/31/05
  • David Burrows, DWI, CCC#2, 10/25/05
  • Douglas L. Wilder, DWI, CCC #9, 10/26/05
  • Scott Moore, DWI, CCC #2, 10/13/05
  • Lenox Bower, DWI, CCA#2, 9/30/05
  • David Burrows, DWI, CCC#2, .10 breath test, 9/13/05
  • Bill Stovall, AA/DW, CDC #3, 8/29/05
    (C/W recanted during trial – defendant spent 9 months in jail awaiting trial).
  • Mark Stoltz & Andy Price, Murder, 292nd Dist. Ct. 
    (D was preparing to enter a plea for 15 yrs when the jury came back with the verdict)
  • Michael Williams & David Woodruff, DWI, CCC5
  • Paul Rosemergy & Vickie Rice, DWI, CCC3
  • Randy Isenberg, DWI .22, Accident, CCC#2, 9/12/05
  • Douglas Wilder, DWI, CCC 1, Tarrant County, 9/13/05 (Instructed Verdict NG!)
  • David Finn, U.S. District Court-Dallas Division, 9/12/05 (Pretrial Diversion offered)
  • John R. Teakell, U.S. District Court-Dallas Division, 9/12/05 (Pretrial Diversion)
  • Sandra Reynolds,Assault/FV, CCL #4 (Collin County), 4/4/05
  • Sandra Reynolds, DWI, CCL #3 (Collin County), 4/15/05
  • Sandra Reynolds, Assault/FV, CCL#4 (Collin County), 7/6/05
  • Jake Jenkins, DWI, CCC #6, 8/1/05 (Def. was speeding – 104 mph – and messed up on the alphabet and counting!)
  • Charles Humphreys, DWI, CCC #7, 8/11/05
  • Sandra Reynolds, DWI, CCC #8, 8/12/05
  • George R. Milner, III, DWI, CCC #9, 8/10/05 (Def. admitted to drinking 10 – 12 beers)
  • Sandra Reynolds, Assault/FV CCL#5 (Collin County), 8/15/05
  • Stephen Baer, Public Lewdness (Sexual Contact), CCC#4, 8/24/05 (Not Guilty in less than 10 minutes!!)
  • Ernest White, III, Theft, CCC#3, 6/22/05
  • Juanita Edgecomb, Resisting Arrest (self defense - DPD), CCC #5, 6/22/05
  • Martin J. Rubin, Speeding - 101/55, Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, Collin County, 6/15/05
  • Ernest White, III, Theft Enhanced, 363rd Dist. Court, 6/14/05
  • Juanita Edgecomb, Criminal Trespass, CCC #5, 6/7/05(10 min not guilty)
  • Thayer Williamson, DWI, CCCA#2, 5/19/05
  • Charles Humphreys, Murder, 292nd Dist. Court, 5/4/05
  • Thayer Williamson, DWI, Tarrant County Criminal Court #9
    3 minute Not Guilty!!
  • Alan Kazdoy, DWI, CCC#2, 5/9/05
  • Charles Himphres, Murder, 292nd Dist Court, 5/4/05
  • George R. Milner, III, DWI, CCCA #1, 5/3/05
  • George R. Milner, III, DWI, CCC #6, 4/27/05
    .18 breath test
  • George R. Milner, III, DWI, Collin County Court at Law #4, 4/7/05
  • Robert R. Simmons, DWI, CCC #2, 4/6/05
    D involved in an accident and admitted to taking prescription anti-depressants!
  • Martin Rubin, DWI, CCC #5, 4/4/05
  • George R. Milner, III, DWI, Tarrant County Crininal Court #9, 3/30/05
    D was a police officer
  • Christopher K. Woodward, DWI, CCCA #2, 3/25/05
  • James Jamison, Theft, CCC#7, 3/14/05
  • Christopher K. Woodward, DWI, CCC #3, 11/9/04

Walk with Bases Loaded
(D.A. dismissed case because of error)

  • George R. Milner III, CCC#9, 8-9-06, (DWI-State dismissed case AFTER jury was impaneled and sworn)
  • Patti Moore, CCC#1, May 2006, (Prostitution-Defense attorney got Judge to order a live line up, and officer unable to ID defendant. Open records request by defense attorney revealed that officer had xeroxed narratives of all defendants she had arrested on evening of incident. State dismissed case on day of trial.)
  • Sandra Reynolds, CCC#3, PCS/meth <2 oz.
  • Thomas Hooton, Collin County, DWI - 2nd, June 12, 2006 (After picking the jury, State dismissed case.)
  • Randall Isenberg, DWI - 3rd, 1/12/06, 195th Judicial District Court, Motion to Suppress Granted
  • John Cooper, Burg. Hab. w/ 2 paragraphs, C/W no show and defense had affidavit from C/W saying she lied about Defendant before with similar allegations. State caved and reduced to misdemeanor with time served.
  • Bill Stovall, PCS w/ Int. Del., 420th Judicial Dist. Ct., Nacogdoches County, 10/31/05 (State dismissed case after Court granted MTS)
  • Bill Stovall, DWI, CCC#7, TBC – NG, 8/5/05
    (Officer Reinart claimed Defendant almost struck his patrol car as she pulled into an intersection off of Lower Greenville)
  • Ann Rust & Julie Doucet, Murder, CDC4 – Original trial ended in a mistrial. (D entered a plea to Criminally Negligent Homicide and got a §12.44)
  • Ronith Herman & E.A. Srere, Indecency w/ Child, CDC#7 – Original trial ended in a mistrial.  (D pled to 2 yrs on an Injury to a Child case)
  • Molly Rodgers & Randa Black, DWI, CCC#2 - DWI - Mistrial
  • Paul Blocker, Injury to a Child, 195th Dist. Ct. – Mistrial. (D. pleaded guilty to a Class A Misdemeanor)
  • Bill Stovall, DWI, CCC#2, 9/19/05 (judge granted directed verdict because State failed to prove Defendant’s failure to maintain a single lane was a violation of law).
  • Randy Isenberg, DWI 2nd, CCL #4, Collin County, 8/30/05 (Speedy Trial motion granted).
  • Sandra Reynolds, DWI 2nd (.144), CCC #5, 6/27/05 (State had to dismiss after judge granted motion to suppress for bad stop)

Ground Rule Double
(Guilty-Beat recommendation)

  • Bill J. Stovall, Defendant’s case reduced to Aggravated Robbery, sentenced to 7 years deferred probation w/180 days in DCJ as condition of probation. (Co-Defendant found guilty and automatically sentenced to life)
  • George Ashford, Defendent was charged with capital murder; State offered murder and life sentence. Jury returned manslaughter verdict and 7 years TDC.
  • Sandra Reynolds, AA/DW, 416th Dist. Ct. (Collin County), 3/30/05 (Jury convicted of the lesser included misdemeanor assault; State’s offer was 8 TDC – co-defendant received 5 years)
  • Ernest White, III, Robbery, 363rd Dist. Ct. (Not Guilty of Robbery, Guilty of Criminal Trespass)
  • Deandra Grant, Del CS 200g>400g, 219th Dist. Ct., Collin County, 6/30/05
    10 year minimum, State offered 20, Judge gave him 11 TDC
  • Chris Woodward, AA/DW, CDC 4 - Convicted of Class C Misd. Assault and $500 fine!!
  • Christopher K. Woodward, AA Public Servant, 265th District Court, 12/1/04
    (D.A. offer: 18 years - Jury sentence: 10 years)

Play It Again Sam
(Reversed on Appeal)

  • Larry Mitchell, Reversal Probation Revocation-motion filed one day after probation expired, Sixth Court of Appeals, April 7, 2006
  • Larry Mitchell, Bar License Suspension reversed-improper, substituted service, BODA, June 9, 2006
  • David Finn, Reversal - Based on Booker, the U.S. Supreme Court remanded a drug case back to the 5th Circuit who then remanded it back to District Judge McBryde for a new sentencing!

Hit By A Pitch
(Received more than State Offered)

  • None Reported

Inside the Park Homerun
But Forgot to Step on Second Base

  • Annie Lesser-Peter Lesser, 204th Judicial District Court, 3-31-06, Robbery-Not Guilty, Aggravated Robbery/DW-Guilty-30 years, Aggravated Assault/DW-Guilty-80 years, Defendant turned down 25 year offer