Since the founding of Coleman & Balogh in January 2007, we have secured a number of important victories for our clients, including the following:

United States v. Murphy, 824 F.3d 1197 (9th Cir. 2016): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of half of the counts of conviction in a tax fraud prosecution, resulting in reduced sentence on remand.

United States v. Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2016): Trial Representation: After one year of hard-fought motion practice, obtained dismissal of case charging mail, wire and bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to distribute unlicensed pharmaceuticals.

United States v. Lee, 821 F.3d 1124 (9th Cir. 2016): Appellate Representation: For the second time, reversed sentence on appeal in this 2-1 decision. On remand, our client had served almost 7 ½ years of his original 15-year sentence, and our client was released three days later over the Government’s objection and request for a 10-year sentence.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2016): Appellate Representation: Complete reversal in securities fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, and conspiracy case.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2015) (S.D. Cal. 2016): In corruption case, obtained reversal of most serious charge (bribery) and 90-month sentence reduction on remand. Case is again on appeal seeking a further reduction in the sentence.

State of California v. an Individual, (Santa Clara 2015): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal of all charges unauthorized computer access and trade secrets theft case.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2015): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal of all counts with prejudice on the first day of trial.

Ajoku v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1872 (2014): Obtained Supreme Court reversal based on jury instructions, and then a Ninth Circuit reversal regarding harmlessness issue after supplemental argument; obtained acquittal on remand for new trial.

Securities and Exchange Comm’n v. an Individual, (2014): Pre-charge representation: Persuaded S.E.C. to forego all charges in this insider-trading investigation.

Individual v. United States Marshal, (S.D. Cal. 2014): Trial Representation: Overturned extradition order for U.S. citizen previously ordered extradited to Mexico.

United States v. Kyle, 734 F.3d 956 (9th Cir. 2013): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of conviction and vacatur of 450-month sentence.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2013): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal with prejudice. Maintained client on appeal by the United States, and secured affirmance of dismissal by Ninth Circuit.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2013): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of sentence and then six-year reduction on remand.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2013): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal of sole count (arson) which would have required 10-year mandatory sentence upon any conviction.

United States v. Lee, 704 F.3d 785 (9th Cir. 2012): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of sentence, and five-year reduction on remand.

Tuite v. Martel, 2011 WL 6042371 (9th Cir. 2011), cert. denied, 2012 WL 733791 (Oct. 1, 2012): Appellate Representation: In highly publicized murder case, obtained complete reversal, and then defended against California's application before the Supreme Court. Client acquitted on remand.

United States v. an Individual, (S.D. Cal. 2012): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal of indictment.

Individual v. County of Marin, California, (N.D. Cal. 2011): Trial representation: Obtained dismissal of state court resisting arrest charges and then prosecuted civil rights action based on local Sheriff's use of Taser against our of client. Settlement $1,900,000.00.

United States v. Forrester, 616 F.3d 929 (9th Cir. 2010): Appellate representation: Obtained reversal of sentence in divided 2-1 opinion, and then obtained 8-year reduction on remand.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Trial representation: Obtained orders suppressing all evidence and dismissing case.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Trial representation: Obtained dismissal of indictment charging contempt of court.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Habeas representation: Freed client.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2009): Trial representation: Acquittal, all counts of indictment.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2009): Trial representation: Persuaded court to strike down notorious "priors policy." Obtained probation in lieu of mandatory 20-year sentence. No cooperation.

United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc., 579 F.3d 989 (9th Cir. 2009) (en banc): Trial representation (with co-counsel). Secured four district court orders in three separate judicial districts (San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas) berating Government and requiring return of MLB players’ urine and drug tests. Affirmed on appeal 9-2 by en banc court.

United States v. an Individual, (9th 2009): Appellate representation: Obtained reversal of client’s sentence for second time; reduced sentence by 5 years on remand.

United States v. Williams, 547 F.3d 1187 (9th Cir. 2008): Appellate representation: Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this Hobbs Act case.

United States v. an Individual, (C.D. Cal. 2008): Trial representation: Obtained dismissal with prejudice of 40-count indictment alleging theft of federal funds.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2008): Trial Representation: Vacated all counts of conviction in this tax fraud case.

United States v. an Individual, (C.D. Cal. 2008): Habeas representation: Vacated all counts of conviction in this embezzlement case.

CFTC v. an Individual, (2008): Pre-charge Representation: Persuaded Commodities Futures Trading Commission to forgo regulatory proceeding.

United States v. Forrester, 512 F.3d 500 (9th Cir. 2008): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this conspiracy case.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2007): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this counterfeiting case.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2007): Appellate Representation: Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this bank fraud case.

California v. an Individual, (San Mateo Superior Court 2007): Trial Representation: Obtained Order suppressing all evidence arising from illegal arrest, leading to dismissal of all charges.

United States v. an Individual, (S.D. Cal. 2007): Trial Representation: As appointed "death" counsel in federal capital case, presented venue defenses to main Justice in successful effort to convince the government to forego the death penalty.

State Farm Insurance Company v. an Individual, (Los Angeles Superior Court 2007): Trial Representation: Obtained dismissal with prejudice of all counts in response to the filing of a demurrer.