Case Results

For any links to results or specifics about these cases please email david@lawbydap.com.   Information that does not violate my client’s right to privacy will be shared.

Reversed a conviction and Life sentence and achieved appellate court order for acquittal in a Tarrant County sex trafficking case.

In April 2010, reversed 5 counts and sentences totaling 100 years given to a young man with a severe intellectual disability.  The appeals court unanimously agreed with David in a strongly worded opinion and granted a new trial.  The case received national attention due to the extreme punishment handed down against a vulnerable citizen.   The Texas Tribune published an article about this case.

Won a “Not Guilty” verdict in a felony jury trial for a client accused of Abandoning/Endangering a Child.

Won a reversal and acquittal on appeal for a client sentenced to 75 years for burglary of a building.

Achieved a verdict for life in a Capital Murder case in which the State sought the death penalty.

Achieved a ten year commitment to the Texas Youth Commission in a juvenile capital murder determinate sentence case.

Reversed a 99 year sentence and gained a new trial for a client in an aggravated possession of controlled substances case.

Reversed a 75 year sentence and gained a new trial for a client in an attempted capital murder case.

Reversed a 40 year sentence and gained a new trial for a client in an aggravated sexual assault case.

Successfully defended a juvenile who the State was attempting to certify to stand trial as an adult.

Reversed on appeal and reformed a lower court finding that a juvenile used or exhibited a deadly weapon.

Won a verdict for a client to find him legally competent and released from a mental health hospital.

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