Shout Outs

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Kudos to Robert Pelton for his interview with CBS News, an article titled “Journalist Seeks Answers from a One Time Texas Attorney with ties to five Dead Men”, which was published this past
April. The article can be found online at cbsnews.com. Congrats, Robert!

Outstanding job to Roberto Balli, who had four Federal Cases dismissed in the first four months of 2022! Alien smuggling, gun smuggling, assault on a federal officer, and serious drugs. The
Government takes crime very seriously, but they will step back if the lawyer can show them that the evidence is not there! None of these cases were easy. Roberto stated that he is truly happy for his clients. Kudos to you, Robert!

Great work to JW Martin Hill for verdict in Madison County! The charge was aggravated sexual assault on an older white woman by a young black man. Ultimately, the outcome was NOT GUILTY! Hats off to you, JW!

A job well done to Danny Easterling, of Houston. He earned a victorious win at his murder jury trial, arguing self-defense. After his NOT GUILTY, he spent some time relaxing in the country.
Super work, Danny!

Congratulations to Mike Ware for being named as the 2022 recipient of the Frank J. Scurlock Award from the State Bar of Texas. This award honors an attorney who has provided outstanding pro bono work. This award recognizes Mike’s outstanding work leading the Innocence Project of Texas. Mike will receive the award at the Bar Leaders Recognition Luncheon on June 9th.

Good work to Bobby Mims and his partner, Mishae Boren, who received a 1-hour NOT GUILTY verdict! The bailiff told Boren that all of the women on the jury were against the state. They thought that the wife had started it and then caused the police to become involved. Their client is a noncitizen, but is a Legal Permanent Resident, so they felt they had to go to the mat for him. Fortune was in their favor.

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