Trial Representations
Appellate Representations
Other Representations


Since the founding of Mr. Balogh’s practice in January 2007, we’ve secured a number of important victories for our clients, including the following:

Trial Representations:

United States v. Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2019): Obtained dismissal of indictment alleging conspiracy to commit visa fraud and obstruction of justice.

United States v. Individual, (C.D. Cal. 2019): Obtained dismissal of complaint alleging conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery.

United States v. Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2019): Obtained dismissal of indictment alleging weapons charges.

California v. an Individual (Mendocino County 2018): On first day of trial, secured plea agreement to manslaughter charge and dismissal of first-degree murder charged that called for a life-without-parole sentence upon a conviction.

California v. an Individual, (Orange County 2017): Obtained dismissal of one-count Information alleging real estate fraud on first day of trial.

United States v. Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2016): Obtained dismissal of case charging mail, wire and bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to distribute unlicensed pharmaceuticals.

California v. an Individual, (Santa Clara 2015): Obtained dismissal of all charges in unauthorized computer access and trade secrets theft case.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2015): Obtained dismissal of all counts of indictment, with prejudice, on the first day of trial.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2013): Obtained dismissal with prejudice. Maintained client on appeal by the United States, and secured affirmance of dismissal by Ninth Circuit.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2013): Obtained dismissal of sole count (arson) which would have required 10-year mandatory sentence upon any conviction.

Individual v. Marin County, (N.D. Cal. 2011): Obtained dismissal of state court resisting arrest charges and then prosecuted civil rights action based on local Sheriff's use of Taser against our client. Settlement $1,900,000.00.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Obtained order suppressing evidence and dismissing indictment.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Obtained dismissal of indictment charging contempt of court.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2009): Acquittal, all counts of indictment.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2009): Persuaded court to strike down notorious "priors policy." Obtained probation in lieu of mandatory 20-year sentence. No cooperation.

United States v. an Individual, (C.D. Cal. 2008): Obtained dismissal of indictment alleging theft of federal funds.

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2008): Vacated all counts of conviction in tax fraud case.

California v. an Individual, (San Mateo Superior Court 2007): Obtained order suppressing all evidence arising from illegal arrest, leading to dismissal of all charges.

Appellate Representations:

United States v. Mendoza, 25 F.4th 730 (9th Cir. 2022) (Obtained published opinion vacating conspiracy and weapons charges, and directing district court to enter Judgments of Acquittal).

An Individual v. California, (9th Circuit 2019): Obtained reversal of order dismissing habeas petition.

United States v. Individual, (9th Circuit 2019): Obtained dismissal of Government’s sentencing appeal following filing of our Answering Brief.

United States v. Lee, 821 F.3d 1124 (9th Cir. 2016): For the second time, reversed sentence on appeal in this 2-1 decision.

Ajoku v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1872 (2014): Obtained Supreme Court reversal based on jury instructions.

United States v. Kyle, 734 F.3d 956 (9th Cir. 2013): Obtained reversal of conviction.

United States v. Lee, 704 F.3d 785 (9th Cir. 2012): Obtained reversal of sentence, and five-year reduction on remand.

United States v. Comprehensive Drug Testing, Inc., 579 F.3d 989 (9th Cir. 2009) (en banc) (with Keker): Trial representation: won four orders in three judicial districts (San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas) berating Government and requiring return of MLB players’ urine and drug tests. Obtained affirmance on appeal 9-2 by en banc court.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2007): Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this counterfeiting case.

United States v. an Individual, (9th Cir. 2007): Obtained reversal of all counts of conviction in this bank fraud case.

Other:

United States v. an Individual, (N.D. Cal. 2010): Habeas representation: Freed client.

United States v. an Individual, (C.D. Cal. 2008): Habeas representation: Freed client.