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Michael Shawn Matlock

Michael Matlock’s Legal Cases

19 total


  • In re H.V. 179 S.W.3d 746

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Nov 17, 2005
    Outcome:
    Affirmed trial court suppression
    Description:
    The Second Court of Appeals affirmed the 323rd District Court's suppression order of the Defendant's statement and the weapon located as a result of that statement on constitutional grounds of violation of the Defendant's right to counsel.
  • Grotti v. State - --- S.W.3d ---, 2008 WL 2512832

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Affirmed reversal of Homicide conviction
    Description:
    The Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the Second Court of Appeals' reversal of client's conviction for Criminally Negligent Conviction for her actions as a local emergency room physician. The reversal was the result of a finding by the Second Court of Appeals of factual sufficiency. The Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the reversal, and in doing so, rejected the State's argument to eliminate factual sufficiency review.
  • Grotti v. State

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Sep 22, 2008
    Outcome:
    Affirmed reversal of Homicide conviction
    Description:
    The Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the Second Court of Appeals' reversal of client's conviction for Criminally Negligent Conviction for her actions as a local emergency room physician. The reversal was the result of a finding by the Second Court of Appeals of factual sufficiency. The Court of Criminal Appeals affirmed the reversal, and in doing so, rejected the State's argument to eliminate factual sufficiency review.
  • State v. C.S.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    12 minute acquittal
    Description:
    Client charged with DWI following stop for reportedly speeding and nearly causing accident on major Metroplex highway. Client found Not Guilty after jury deliberations of only 12 minutes.
  • United States v. R.P.

    Practice Area:
    Federal Crime
    Outcome:
    Federal Drug Conspiracy
    Description:
    Client charged in Federal Court with Possession with Intent to Distribute more than 25 kilograms of cocaine. After extensive preparation and advocacy on behalf of client, the United States District Court sentences client to merely 60 months imprisonment. This marked a 93 month reduction in the sentencing guidelines and was less than half of any sentence given to the client's codefendants.
  • State v. H.H.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Sexual Assault of a Child
    Description:
    Client charged with sexually assaulting child. District Attorney's office offer of 20 years imprisonment ultimately reduced on day of trial. Client receives 5 years Deferred Adjudication probation and no conviction nor was the client required to register as a sex offender.
  • State v. A.K.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    DWI by Drug
    Description:
    Client charged with DWI by use of Methamphetemine and LSD. Following trial which results in hung jury, case is reduced to Obstruction of a Highway with DWI charge dismissed.
  • State v. B.F.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Self Defense
    Description:
    Client involved in self-defense shooting. After thorough preparation and investigation into alleged victim, evidence is presented to District Attorney's office and local law enforcement. As a result, District Attorney's office is persuaded to not present the case to the grand jury. Client is never charged with a crime.
  • State v. M.T.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Family Violence case dismissed
    Description:
    Client, with numerous prior convictions, including Murder, charged with Family Violence Assault. Following extensive investigation and preparation for trial, case is dismissed and charges dropped entirely.
  • In the Matter of I.C.

    Practice Area:
    Juvenile
    Outcome:
    Juvenile Murder - Self Defense
    Description:
    Juvenile client arrested and charged with the Murder of his brother. After extensive investigation and preparation, results provided to District Attorney's office. Case is referred to Grand Jury, and after defense investigation, case is refused for prosecution. Client is released to his family.