Attorney Matthew H. Springmeyer’s Past Case Results
Felony hit and run: Mr. Springmeyer had a client who was charged with felony hit and run causing death. The district attorney (DA) would not agree to anything other than the felony, so Mr. Springmeyer took the case to trial. The jury came back 11 votes not guilty and one vote guilty, so it was a hung jury. Mr. Springmeyer got the DA to agree to a misdemeanor hit and run without any mention of the death. The client received no jail time, only three years of informal probation, and a fine.
Felony hit and run and DUI: The client was charged with a felony hit and run with DUI while they were on probation for a previous DUI. The case was resolved for disturbing the peace, and the client received no jail time.
Drug offense: The client was in custody serving his 10-year sentence for a drug offense. Mr. Springmeyer filed a compassionate release motion from the First Step Act, and the court reduced the client’s sentence to six years of home confinement.
Criminal and immigration law: “Withholding-only” proceeding with client who had prior criminal history for theft offenses. Court granted withholding over the government’s objection.
Criminal and immigration law: Client had been convicted of drug offenses that would cause the loss of their green card. Mr. Springmeyer convinced the immigration court that the drug offenses were not deportable and the court terminated the proceedings as a result.
Asylum: Mr. Springmeyer has won asylum/immigration cases in the following states: California, Washington, Nevada, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Colorado, and Louisiana.