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Lance O'Neal Mixon

Lance Mixon’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • Deeds v. State of Mississippi

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jan 01, 2010
    Outcome:
    Certiorari denied by the U.S. Supreme Court
    Description:
    Petition for Writ of Certiorari filed in the U.S. Supreme Court in June 2010.
  • State of Mississippi v. Chesney

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 19, 2015
    Outcome:
    Reversed and Rendered by the Mississippi Court of Appeals
    Description:
    Trial counsel for defendant. Convicted and sentenced to 40 years to serve. Among other things, moved for suppression of all evidence based on insufficient evidence and an invalid search warrant, thereby violating the defendant's 4th Amendment rights. Denied in the trial court. The case was turned over to lawyers of the Appeals Division for the State. The 4th Amendment issue argued and preserved by trial counsel Lance Mixon, during the trial, was re-argued on appeal, where it prevailed on behalf of the defendant/appellant.
  • State of Mississippi v. [Jane Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jul 16, 2015
    Outcome:
    DUI 1st Offense charge DISMISSED
    Description:
    Madison County Justice Court, DUI charge. Intoxilyzer 8000 result of .10 found to be unreliable and inadmissible based on argument from defense counsel, Lance Mixon. No other credible evidence of impairment. Charge dismissed.
  • State of Mississippi v. [John Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Jun 16, 2015
    Outcome:
    DUI 2nd Offense charge DISMISSED
    Description:
    Hancock County Justice Court, DUI 2nd Offense. Charge dismissed as a result of a motion from defense counsel, Lance Mixon, based on destruction of material evidence after his client's arrest and before the trial date
  • State of Mississippi v. [John Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    May 12, 2015
    Outcome:
    DUI 1st Offense charge DISMISSED
    Description:
    DUI 1st Offense, Justice Court of George County. Charge dismissed after the client followed the advice of his counsel, Lance Mixon, to go to counseling and present extremely mitigating life circumstances that convinced the prosecution that he was not at risk to re-offend.
  • State of Mississippi v. [Jane Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Apr 23, 2015
    Outcome:
    Potential FELONY DUI resolved as a DUI First Offense only
    Description:
    Potentially a FELONY DUI due to at least two (2) known prior DUI convictions within the last five (5) years. Negotiated to a plea to a DUI FIRST Offense with no jail time and no probation.
  • State of Mississippi v. [John Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2015
    Outcome:
    NOT GUILTY verdict
    Description:
    DUI 1st Offense charge, with a verdict of NOT GUILTY after trial. Client was accused of driving under the influence (DUI). Client submitted to Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs) but declined to blow into the Intoxilyzer 8000 breath testing machine. Cross-examination by counsel Lance Mixon of the officers involved in the case demonstrated insufficient evidence. Therefore, the court found the client "Not Guilty" of the charge.
  • State of Mississippi v. [John Doe]

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Date:
    Mar 30, 2015
    Outcome:
    DUI 2nd Offense charge DISMISSED
    Description:
    DUI 2nd Offense charge dismissed after motion by counsel Lance Mixon, where a material witness for the prosecution was not present in court to support the rest of the evidence.