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*Kyle Sampson is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the National Board of Legal Specialty and Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Results

At Sampson and Bové, LLC we are proud of the results we have been able to achieve for our clients in the past, and we are honored that so many people choose us to handle their criminal defense cases. While past results are no guarantee of future success, as every case is unique, the following is a list of notable results we have been able to achieve for our clients.

Undefeated in Jury Trials in 2016 (5-0)

State

-Murder – not guilty verdict at trial – client accused of shooting neighbor over a dispute regarding loud music (Houston, TX)

 

-Aggravated Assault – dismissed during trial – client accused of causing serious bodily injury to former fiancé’s father; the case was dismissed after Kyle’s cross-examination of the alleged victim in the case (Houston, TX)

-Aggravated Assault of a Family Member – dismissed – client accused of holding a loaded firearm to his fiancé's head (Houston, TX) 

-Possession of Marijuana – not guilty verdict at trial – client, who was a volunteer fire fighter, was accused of possessing less than 2 ounces of marijuana when she was stopped for an alleged traffic violation (Houston, TX)

-DWI – dismissed during trial – client accused of running into an off-duty Houston police officer’s vehicle, failing field sobriety tests, and then providing a breath specimen well over the legal limit; the case was dismissed after Kyle’s cross-examination of the arresting officers (Houston, TX)

-Felon in Possession of a Firearm – not guilty verdict at trial – client was a “true habitual,” facing 25 years to life if he had been found guilty at trial (Houston, TX)

-Aggravated Robbery – dismissed – client accused of aggravated robbery, theft, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle; all charges dismissed prior to setting the cases for trial (Houston, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have failed the field sobriety tests administered at the scene and to have provided a breath specimen over the legal limit (Houston, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have failed the field sobriety tests administered at the scene and to have provided a blood specimen with a .24 BAC (Houston, TX)

-Assault of a Family Member – not guilty verdict at trial – husband alleged to have struck his wife in the presence of his children and his mother-in-law (Houston, TX)

-Possession of a Weapon in a Prohibited Place – dismissed – charge against Grammy-nominated singer was dismissed at the first court appearance (Houston, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have failed every roadside field sobriety test (Houston, TX)

-Motions to Adjudicate Guilt – allegations found to be not true by trial court – physician client alleged to have tested positive for cocaine on multiple occasions while on community supervision (Conroe, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have vomited in the presence of the arresting officer due excessive alcohol consumption (Houston, TX)

-Aggravated Assault of a Family Member – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have intentionally driven his motor vehicle into his wife’s motor vehicle (Houston, TX)

-DWI second offense – dismissed after Court granted motion to suppress based on an illegal stop (Brenham, TX)

-DWI – dismissed after Court granted motion to suppress based on an illegal stop (Houston, TX)

-Felony DWI – dismissed after Court granted motion to dismiss based on lack of a speedy trial (Houston, TX)

-DWI – dismissed – client alleged to have provided a breath specimen over the legal limit (Conroe, TX)

-Failure to Stop and Render Aid – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have fled the scene after causing a fatal accident (Houston, TX)

-Assault of a Family Member – not guilty verdict at trial – mother alleged to have repeatedly kicked and struck with a belt buckle her 16-year-old honor student daughter (Houston, TX)

-DWI second offense – dismissed – client alleged to have been passed out in his vehicle when first approached by the arresting officer (Houston, TX)

-Arson – dismissed – client alleged to have hired others to set fire to the home of his ex-fiancée (Houston, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – an assistant district attorney was an actual witness to the alleged offense and testified to client’s apparent intoxication (Houston, TX)

-Felony Theft – dismissed – client alleged to have unlawfully obtained thousands of dollars through a fraudulent scheme (Houston, TX)

-DWI – dismissed – client alleged to have provided a breath specimen of almost twice the legal limit (Houston, TX)

-DWI – dismissed during trial – client alleged to struck a parked HPD vehicle at a red light and then provided a blood specimen more than twice the legal limit (Houston, TX)

-Arson – dismissed – charge against Sheriff’s Sergeant dismissed on the eve of trial (Conroe, TX)

-DWI – not guilty verdict at trial – client alleged to have swerved into lane of HPD DWI Task Force Officer (Houston, TX)

-Sexual Assault of a Child – grand jury no bill – father accused of sexually assaulting his own daughter and her friend (Houston, TX)

Federal

-Conspiracy to Steal Government Property – not guilty verdict at trial – client accused of stealing more than $7 million worth of government property (Columbus, GA)

 

-Possession of Stolen Firearms and Ammunition – not guilty verdicts on 20 of 23 counts – client was a Sheriff’s Captain; ultimately sentenced to one year and one day imprisonment (Beaumont, TX)

 

-Enron – no charges filed – client was an accountant and a target of the Enron Task Force’s investigation into the “Coyote Springs II” transaction (Houston, TX)

 

-U.N. Oil-for-Food Scandal – no charges filed – client was a subject of Justice Department’s investigation into corruption surrounding the United Nations oil-for-food program (New York, NY)

Appellate

-Engaging in organized criminal activity– Petition for Discretionary Review granted (Court of Criminal Appeals) (out of Houston, TX)

-Assault of family member – reversed on Appeal based on violations of the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment (First Court of Appeals) 

Military

-Rape – not guilty verdict at trial – client was alleged to have raped his stepdaughter; he had been convicted of the offense when represented by different counsel at an earlier trial that was overturned on appeal (Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, TX)

 

-“Haditha Massacre” – all charges dismissed first day of trial – in a case that drew international media attention, client was a Marine Lance Corporal accused of unlawfully killing women and children in Haditha, Iraq (Camp Pendleton, CA)

-Rape and Indecent Acts – not guilty verdict at trial – client was an Army special forces officer accused of sexually assaulting his neighbor (Fort Polk, LA)

 

-Homicide – dismissed after Article 32 – client accused of killing an Iraqi prisoner who was a high ranking member of Saddam Hussein’s party (Camp Pendleton, CA)

 

-Distribution of Controlled Substances – not guilty verdict at trial – client was an Army surgeon accused of 19 specifications of distributing controlled substances (Fort Polk, LA)

 

-Orders Violations – not guilty verdict at trial – client was a Marine Recruiter accused of disobeying a direct order, dereliction of duty, and making a false official statement (Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, CA)

 

-AFBCMR – petition for relief granted, overturning airman’s discharge and reinstating her to active duty (Air Force Board for Correction of Military Records, Washington, D.C.)