Motions for New Trial

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Defendants represented at trial by another lawyer have hired Randy to file a motion for new trial after they were convicted and sentenced to prison. Randy has persuaded trial courts to grant new trials in numerous cases, including:

 

  • Johnny Mac Moore was sentenced to 55 years for murder. A new trial was granted based on error in the jury instructions, after which he pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter, and was sentenced to three years.

 

  • Sheila Richardson was convicted of the murder of her husband and was sentenced to eight years. A new trial was granted based on error in the jury instructions, and she was placed on probation.

 

  • Ruth Ella Cumbo was sentenced to life as a habitual offender for possession of heroin. A new trial was granted based on flaws in the prior convictions, and she was sentenced to seven years.

 

  • Louis Hebert was sentenced to 90 years as a habitual offender for possession of marijuana. A new trial was granted based on perjured testimony by a police officer, and the charge was dismissed.

 

  • George Raft Washington was sentenced to seven years for theft. A new trial was granted based on ineffective assistance of counsel, and he was placed on probation.

 

  • Gary Wade was sentenced to ten years as a repeat offender for theft. A new trial was granted based on flaws in the prior convictions, and he was sentenced to ten months in jail.

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  • John Sainz was sentenced to four years for indecency with a child.  A new trial was granted based on ineffective assistance of counsel, and he was placed on deferred adjudication probation for two years.