Kyle R. Sampson is a former prosecutor in the United States Marine Corps and Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of California, for which he was awarded the Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal. Since leaving active duty as a Marine Corps prosecutor in 2000, after trying major cases such as rape, drug importation, and counterfeiting, Mr. Sampson has devoted his practice to defending citizens accused of crimes in state, federal, and military courts.
Upon graduation from Texas A&M University in 1992, Mr. Sampson was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. He then attended and graduated from the Texas Tech School of Law in Lubbock, Texas. Mr. Sampson is admitted to practice in Texas, as well as the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth and Ninth Circuits, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern Districts of Texas, and all United States courts-martial.
Mr. Sampson represents clients at trial and on appeal in state, federal, and military courts, as well as before professional licensing boards. He also represents individuals and corporate clients as witnesses, suspects, or targets in grand jury investigations. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association; and is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association; and the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association.
Mr. Sampson is Board Certified in Criminal Law by both the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and the National Board of Trial Advocacy. He has been recognized as either a Rising Star or as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters every year since 2004. He has successfully tried cases to verdict in state, federal, and military courts across the United States and in Iraq.
Mr. Sampson is married and has three children.
Megan Bové believes that each Client is a real person with a real story who deserves the best advocate for their interests regardless of the crime accused. She delivers on this idea by approaching each case as a unique set of facts that simply require personal attention and professional guidance in order to minimize potential negative outcomes for her Clients. Due to this personalized approach, Mrs. Bové is able to provide solutions tailored specifically for each Client in a way that large firms cannot.
Mrs. Bové represents clients at trial, on appeal, and in postconviction proceedings in state and federal courts. She is a member of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association.
She is admitted to practice in Texas as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, United States Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of Texas.
Mrs. Bové excelled in law school where she competed in numerous mock trial competitions throughout the country and was elected to the Order of Barristers for her trial advocacy skills. She also served as the Chief Notes & Comments Editor for the Houston Business & Tax Law Journal. She is a 2011 graduate of the University of Houston Law Center, with honors. She also attended the University of Houston on academic scholarship for her undergraduate education, where she earned her Bachelor of Science degree with highest honors.
During law school, Mrs. Bové completed a two year internship with Zimmermann, Lavine, Zimmermann, & Sampson, P.C.--one of Houston's top criminal defense firms--researching and drafting legal memoranda regarding criminal and constitutional issues and helping prepare cases for trial and appeal.
After becoming licensed, Mrs. Bové joined Zimmermann, Lavine, Zimmermann, & Sampson, P.C. as an associate where she gained valuable insight and experience for 3 years in both trial and appellate courts before founding Sampson & Bové, LLC.
Mrs. Bové is married and has one child.