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Dorsett Michael Phillips

Dorsett Phillips’s Legal Cases

11 total


  • P v D. K.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    No Jail or Prison on Felony DUI
    Description:
    Client, who is a veteran, had a .28 blood alcohol on fourth DUI in 10 years resulting in felony charge. "mandatory' minimum is 180 days county jail up to 3 years in prison. RESULT: 30 days in-patient, no jail
  • P v J.H.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guity at Trial
    Description:
    Client looking at life. All charges dismissed.
  • P v M. S.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guity at Trial
    Description:
    Client facing life civil commitment for sex offenses. Not Guitly at trial
  • P v L. B.

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Felony DUI with Injury: No prison or jail
    Description:
    Severe injuries. mother and child hit on sidewalk, prosecutor seeking 12 years prison. Result: the staring point of successful DUI representation is deciding early on what is the primary goal. Through aggressive plea negotiations and extensive sentencing hearing, no prison, 2 years rehabilitation program
  • P v M. D

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    DUI Murder Dismissed
    Description:
    Client charged with felony DUI when pedestrian hit and killed in cross walk. Blood alcohol .14. Result: felony murder dismissed, 4 days jail on misdemeanor DUI
  • P v R. M.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    "3 strikes" Murder Jury Trial:
    Description:
    Client facing life without parole on Murder charge. No finding on murder charge. Sentenced to 17 years with parole on involuntary manslaughter.
  • P v J. R.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    "3 Strikes" Jury Trial 8 counts burglry 1%
    Description:
    Client facing 25 years to life. Result: hung jury on all counts
  • P v Mc K

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    DUI Dismissed
    Description:
    Oftentimes the best results on DUI's is through pretrial motion work. Filed and argued motion regarding delay in arresting client and violation of speedy trial.
  • P v T F

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Jury Trial: Case Dismissed
    Description:
    DUI: Case dismissed during Jury Trial
  • P v G.Z

    Practice Area:
    DUI & DWI
    Outcome:
    Juvenile DUI
    Description:
    Not Guilty at Contested hearing