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Victory for Chuck Lanehart and Laurie Key

For those of you that were able to attend the writ hearing last week, you know just how big of a victory this is: Judge Darnell reduced the bonds to $65,000! (If memory serves, the total amount of bonds prior to this hearing was more than $1 million.) Great job, Chuck and Laurie!

Victory for Chuck Lanehart

Chuck Lanehart had a win in County Court at Law No. 2 yesterday. Judge Farmer granted his Motion to Suppress Evidence on a DWI case. The legal issues involved whether the LPD had reasonable suspicion to detain his client, and whether the client was “operating a motor vehicle.” It seems the client was legally parked…

Persistence Pays Off for Laurie Key

Warriors: Congratulations to Laurie Key! She obtained a second mistrial in a DWI B in CCL#2 today, and as a result, was able to settle the case for time served on Deadly Conduct. Kelly Clark and law clerk extraordinaire Sarah Johnson assisted. The first trial ended in mistrial when Laurie busted the jury panel. Today’s…

Victory: David Guinn & Aaron Clements

Passing on a recent victory in the 7th COA, take a look at the opinion in Jason Gomez v. State. http://www.7thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/htmlopinion.asp?OpinionId=14320 A true LCDLA team effort through and through. Bro. Jesse Mendez tried the case the first time and got the mistrial with a hung jury, many for NG. The State learned, got a new…

Victory: Will Boyles

I have been in Muleshoe for the last four days trying a murder case. Last night, the jury was out four hours before they came back guilty. We did punishment today (Saturday). Jury assessed 6 (six) TDC. LESSONS LEARNED/SHOUT OUTS: Tina Davis rincones for helping me pick a jury. Muleshoe has six motels, only one…

Victory: Sara Johnson & Matt Hawkins

Hey guys!  Just wanted to share our victory that we had last week in the 64th district court, Hale county.  Sara Johnson and I had a 1st degree felony Serious Bodily Injury to a disabled individual.  Some basic facts:  daughter and mom get in a heated argument.  Daughter throws a dinner plate at mom, breaking…

Huge Victory for Chuck Lanehart

The Master of the Mistrial strikes again. Chuck Lanehart had a victory in Cochran County this week. His client, Chris Mills, was charged with a first-degree felony, aggravated assault by using a deadly weapon and causing serious bodily injury to a person in a dating relationship. The case was initially tried in Hockley County in…

Victory on Felony Juvenile Trial

Andy and I took a felony juvenile to jury trial last week in Judge Hatch’s court. The charge was exhibition of a firearm (while on school property). The state headed by Gary Spear would not offer anything short of a conviction. We picked a jury and left Judge Hancock’s son (a police officer) on the…

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