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Richard E. Samdperil

Richard Samdperil’s Legal Cases

6 total

  • State v. Langill

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    (not available)
    Description:
    Attorney Samdperil gained national attention in the forensic community, when he successfully challenged the use of fingerprint evidence at the defendant's trial.
  • State v. Smalley

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Jun 04, 2001
    Outcome:
    Drug conviction reversed.
    Description:
    The defendant was convicted of possession of a narcotic drug, after a search of the defendant's car revealed revealed cocaine. Attorney Samdperil successfully argued that the defendant should get a new trial because the State violated court rules and failed to disclose critical evidence.
  • State v. Masucci

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Mar 14, 2002
    Outcome:
    DWI conviction vacated.
    Description:
    The defendant was arrested for DWI, after he was observed behind the wheel of a car stopped at lights, had an odor of alcohol, and then failed field sobriety tests. Attorney Samdperil successfully argue that the defendant the evidence was insufficient to support a conviction.
  • State v. Hall

    Practice Area:
    Appeals
    Date:
    Sep 30, 2002
    Outcome:
    Murder conviction reversed.
    Description:
    Following his appearance on America's Most Wanted, the defendant was arrested and convicted of murdering his mother. Attorney Samdperil represented Hall on appeal and successfully argued that the conviction should be reversed and that there should be a new trial.
  • State v. E.H.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 25, 2008
    Outcome:
    not guilty
    Description:
    Client found not guilty of assaulting a child
  • State v. D.H.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 27, 2007
    Outcome:
    Drugs suppressed. Cased dismissed.
    Description:
    The defendant, a college student, was arrested on drug charges following a search of his car.