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Phillip Sung-Ho Kim

Phillip Kim’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • NOT guilty on DWLS 1

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Oct 30, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not guilty Jury Trial
    Description:
    Client was facing mandatory 180 days in confinement if convicted. Defense made an argument that officer did not do any investigation to verify that it was my client and the evidence (or lack there of) was not enough to meet the burden of proof.
  • Dismissal on Illegal Search and seizure motion

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissal
    Description:
    Officers tackled my client who was merely taking pictures. Upon process, officers illegally searched him and found a butterfly knife. Wrote a illegal search and seizure motion. Upon, the City Prosecutor dumped it.
  • Dismissal on Illegal Stop (DUI)

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Dismissal with Prejudice
    Description:
    Client charged with DUI. BAC was .17. Officer claims no headlights on the drivers side. Video showed otherwise. In the end, Court agreed with defense and found there was no basis for the stop and dismissed the case with prejudice.
  • NOT guilty on two counts of assault 4

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 06, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not guilty Jury Trial.
    Description:
    General denial case. Not credible testimonies. Lack of proof.
  • NOT guilty on criminal trespass 1

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 25, 2013
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty (Jury Trial)
    Description:
    Adverse Possessor on foreclosed home.
  • NOT guilty on Crim. Trespass 2

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Apr 08, 2013
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty (Jury Trial)
    Description:
    Jury Trial. Not favorable facts
  • Blood test .27, DUI #5 in lifetime, amended to RD

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 14, 2014
    Outcome:
    Amendment of charges
    Description:
    Horrible accident. Very high BAC. State originally seeking MAX on client, who was also charged with D1 and others. Wrote a motion based on new Mcneely case (supressable blood draw). Based on legal issues, State agreed to amend to DUI to RD and D1 to D2.
  • DUI #10 amended to RD

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Outcome:
    Amendment of charge
    Description:
    Worst DUI hx I have seen in a client. State agreed to amend to RD based on proof concerns
  • Harassment (DV) NOT guilty

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    May 12, 2014
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty Verdict (Jury)
    Description:
    Testifying AV. Prior DV history.