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:

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.