Some of David’s most recent accolades include, but have not been limited to:
DUI (.10 BAC) = Not Guilty after Jury Trial South Bay Courthouse (but El Cajon case). Reasonable doubt client was Under the Influence of Alcohol and/or had .08 or higher BAC at the time of driving.
Felony Hit & Run, and Felony Accessory Charges = Dismissed at Preliminary Hearing South Bay Courthouse. Factual discrepancies regarding what Client knew regarding accident.
Felony DUI with Great Bodily Injury + Multiple Victim Enhancements = Reduced to Misdemeanor at Preliminary Hearing El Cajon Courthouse. Court granted Esteybar motion after hearing character/mitigation evidence about Client.
Numerous DUI Charges Dismissed After Winning Motions to Suppress Evidentiary Hearings &/or on Day of Trial All Courthouses in San Diego County
Numerous Felony Counts of Insurance Fraud & Welfare Fraud = all charges dismissed at arraignment Downtown San Diego Courthouse. Proved Client had no knowledge of Co-defendant husband’s actions.
Felony (5th) DUI = Probation & Work Furlough El Cajon Courthouse. Significant mitigation documents and proaction by Client.
Felony Grand Theft with Multiple Prison Priors = Misdemeanor Probation El Cajon Courthouse & Downtown San Diego Courthouse. Same Client. Several years apart.
10+ Counts of Large Scale Drug Sales = Probation & Work Furlough Downtown San Diego Courthouse. Good Lawyering.
5+ Separate Residential Burglaries (Strikes) = Probation and Credit for Time Served
Possession for Sale of Cocaine (with strike Prior) = Probation after Court struck strike South Bay Courthouse. Extensive mitigation packet presented at sentencings on both cases (years apart). Great lawyering.
Residential Burglary (Strike) Charge = dismissed at Preliminary Hearing El Cajon Courthouse. Successfully argued the insufficiency of the evidence.
Strike Felony Charges of Dissuading a Witness from Testifying = Not Guilty verdicts after trial Downtown San Diego Courthouse. Insufficient proof beyond a reasonable doubt as to the elements of the offense as required under law.