Victories

(B) = petitions granted against the Board, (G) = petitions granted against the Governor, (CDCR) = Cal. Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

(1) In re William Mayfield (B) (Released) (Mendocino County Sup. Ct., Case No. 8425-C, 12-21-2001)

(2) In re Michael Lindley (G) (Released) (Ventura County Sup. Ct., Case No. MA01602, 10-17-2003)

(3) In re Michael Barnes (G) (Released) (LA County Sup. Ct., Case No. BH002550, 7-2-2004)

(4) In re William Mayfield (B) (Released) (Mendocino County Sup. Ct., Case No. SCUK-CRCR-07-77019, 12-11-2007)

(5) In re Frank Bautista (B) (see No. 26, released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 81643, 2-6-2008)

(6) In re Donny Simanjuntak (B) (Released) (LA County Sup. Ct., Case No. BH005301, 11-26-2008)

(7) In re Charles Williams (G) (see No. 19, released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 70114, 12-23-2008)

(8) In re William Mayfield (B) (Released) (Mendocino County Sup. Ct., Case No. SCUK-CRCR-08-85696, 1-15-2009)

(9) In re Darin Palermo (B) (see No. 17, released) (3rd DCA 2009 171 Cal.App.4th 1096, 3-6-2009) Read the winning argument Hear the winning argument

(10) In re Frank Bautista (B) (see No. 26, released) (6th DCA, Case No. H032616, 5-6-2009)

(11) In re Gary Eccher (B) (see No. 27, released) (Orange County Sup. Ct., Case No. M-12269, 5-26-2009)

(12) In re Frank Bautista (B) (see No. 26, released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 81643, 9-25-2009)

(13) In re Larry Botsford (B) (Released) (Mendo. Cnty. Sup. Ct., #SCUK-CRCR-09-92185, 10-27-2009)

(14) In re Michael de Vries (B) (Released) (First District Court of Appeal, Case No. A125756, 3-9-2010)

(15) In re Gary Eccher (B) (see No. 27, released) (Orange County Sup. Ct., Case No. M-12900, 3-11-2010)

(16) In re William Mayfield (G) (Released) (Mendocino County Sup. Ct., No. SCUK-CRCR-09-93909, 3-18-2010)

(17) In re Darin Palermo (G) (Released) (San Joaquin County Sup. Ct., No. SC040338A, 5-10-2010)

(18) In re Christopher Wimer (B) (see No. 23, released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 149778, 5-27-2010)

(19) In re Charles Williams (G) (Released) (6th DCA, Case No. H033771, 7-22-2010)

(20) In re Frank Bautista (G) (see No. 26, released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 81643, 8-19-2010)

(21) In re Clayton Mills (G) (Released) (Los Angeles County Sup. Ct. Case No. BH006755, 10-5-2010)

(22) In re Marshall Field (B) (6th DCA, Case No. H034205, 12-16-2010)

(23) In re Christopher Wimer (B) (Released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 149778, 2-25-2011)

(24) In re Mauricio Soriano (G) (Released) (2nd Dist. Ct. of Appeal, Div. 1, Case No. B227856, 5-25-2011) Hear the winning argument

(25) In re Gary Eccher (G) (see No. 27, released) (Orange County Sup. Ct., Case No. M-13912, 5-25-2011)

(26) In re Frank Bautista (G) (Released) (Santa Clara County Sup. Ct., Case No. 81643, 12-09-2011)

(27) In re Gary Eccher (G) (Released) (4th DCA, Case No. G045503, 5-10-2012) Hear the winning argument

(28) In re Bean (CDCR) (3rd DCA, Case No. C072465, 8-08-2013)

(29) In re Christopher Stewart (G) (Released) (Sacramento Sup. Ct. Case No. 14HC00695, 7-14-2015)

(30) In re Ray (B) (Sac. Sup. Ct. Case No. 15HC00414, 11-08-2016)

SUCCESSFUL CRIMINAL APPEALS

Mendoza v. Beard.
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People v. Harris
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People v. Bodjack
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People v. Perez
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OTHER HIGHLIGHTS

Sequoia Property and Equip. Ltd. Partnership v. USA U.S.D.C. (Eastern Dist.)

Case No. CV-F-97-5044 OWW SMS
Prepared successful plaintiff summary judgment motion to extinguish federal claim based on state law cause of action.

Cahill v. Clovis Unified School District U.S.D.C. (Eastern Dist.)

Case No. CV-F-93-5663 OWW-DLB
Prepared successful plaintiff summary judgment motion on legality of stop and search in title 42 section 1983 action.

Jackson v. Kazarian

Sac. Sup. Ct. Case No. 95CS0
Prepared successful petition for writ of mandate to set aside wrongful suspension by DMV of client's driver's license by enforcing terms of Hellmandollar Plea.

Oliver Gray v. W.L. Muniz

Case No. 2:16-cv-01577-JAM-KJN
Successful Opposition to Motion to Dismiss