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Joseph Adrian Esparza

Joseph Esparza’s Legal Cases

9 total

  • State of Texas v. Taylor

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Life Sentence for client.
    Description:
    Capital Murder with State seeking Death Penalty against client. Fully litigated and handled punishment phase and closing arguments. Jury returned in 1 hour with life sentence for client.
  • State of Texas v. Moreno

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty, client went free.
    Description:
    Co-counsel on fully litigated capital murder. Jury acquitted in full in 2 hours.
  • State of Texas v. Monroe

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Charges dropped against client.
    Description:
    Capital murder. Investigated case and got charges dismissed after defense investigation.
  • State of Texas v. Allmond

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Charges dropped against client.
    Description:
    Capital murder case.
  • United States v. Karanikolas

    Practice Area:
    Military law
    Date:
    Dec 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty, all charges and specifications
    Description:
    General Court Martial for Officer client, fully litigated to verdict. Lackland AFB.
  • State of Texas v. Thompson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Life sentence for client
    Description:
    Capital murder case, State sought death penalty against client.
  • United States v. Hornberger

    Practice Area:
    Military law
    Outcome:
    Government dropped all charges on first day of trial
    Description:
    General court-martial. Referred to trial even after recommendation that case be dropped after fully litigated Art 32 preliminary hearing. Randolph AFB.
  • U.S. v. Anderson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty, all charges and specifications
    Description:
    Fully litigated drug case, false official statement, and AWOL. Proved client's innocence through expert witness testimony and vigorous cross-examination of government witnesses. Full acquittal after long trial.
  • Vanessa Cameron v. State of Texas

    Practice Area:
    Criminal defense
    Outcome:
    Conviction reversed, new trial ordered.
    Description:
    Murder case appealed by me after guilty verdict and punishment.