Trial Results

SAMPLE TRIAL RESULTS
PLEASE NOTE PRIOR TO READING THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION: The facts and circumstances of each case are distinct and different. As a result, please be advised that past results in no way indicate future results.

MURDER FELONY TRIAL 2011 NOT GUILTY
  1222494 CDC1 Tarrant Co.
The accused was arrested for murder. The prosecution's case hinged on an eyewitness who testified that he saw the Defendant shoot the victim in the back of the head with a pistol. Scott Walker presented evidence to prove that much of the eyewitness's testimony was inconsistent with the physical evidence. In closing, Scott argued to the jury that the prosecutions eyewitness could not be believed. The jury agreed and found the Defendant not guilty. The trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF FELONY JURY TRIAL 2011 MISTRIAL (Dismissal)
  CAUSE NO. 1244392 CDC2 Tarrant Co.
The accused was arrested for criminal mischief. He was accused of doing more than $1,500 worth of damage to the victim's vehicle. The victim testified that he saw the Defendant jump out of the back of his pickup and run down the street after committing the crime Scott Walker argued that the victim's testimony was untrue. Because of Scott's argument, the jury was unable to reach a unanimous decision, and the vote was eleven for not guilty and one for guilty. After the trial judge ordered a mistrial, Scott convinced the Prosecution to dismiss the case.

FELONY ASSAULT FAMILY VIOLENCE FELONY BENCH TRIAL 2010 NOT GUILTY
  CAUSE NO. F0941592 204th DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for assault family violence. The case was enhanced because of previous convictions. Following Scott Walker's advise, the Defendant chose a trial before the trial judge instead of having a jury trial. The alleged victim testified that the Defendant assaulted her two different times. Scott Walker convinced the trial judge that much of the victim's testimony was perjured. Scott Walker asked the trial judge to strike the alleged victim's entire testimony. The trial judge did so, found the Defendant not guilty, and entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FELONY JURY TRIAL 2009 MISTRIAL (Dismissal)
  CAUSE NO. 37345-B 124th District Court
The accused was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. He was present when the drug task force raided a drug house. A substantial quantity of illegal narcotics was recovered by the police. However, Scott Walker argued that the narcotics belonged to someone else, and, as a result, the jury could not reach a unanimous verdict. The trial judge then declared a mistrial, and Scott convinced the Prosecution to dismiss the case.

FAILURE TO REGISTER  FELONY BENCH TRIAL 2009 GUILTY (REVERSED)
  CAUSE NO. 37395-B 124th District Court
The accused, who was a young man with mental health issues, was charged with failure to register. Following Scott Walker's advice, the Defendant decided to have a trial before the trial judge instead of having a jury trial. Scott Walker argued to the trial judge that the evidence was insufficient. However, the trial judge rejected Scott's argument and found the Defendant guilty. Nevertheless, The Court of Appeals agreed with Scott that the evidence was insufficient, and they reversed the conviction. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FELONY JURY TRIAL 2008 NOT GUILTY
  36,347-B 124th DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Officers found crack cocaine in the Defendant's vehicle. However, Scott convinced the jury that the cocaine did not belong to the Defendant. The jury then found the Defendant not guilty, and the trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA JURY TRIAL 2008 NOT GUILTY
  2006-1904 CCL HARRISON CO.
The accused was arrested for possession of marijuana. Officers found 30 bags of marijuana under the Defendant's seat in the vehicle. Scott Walker convinced the jury that the marijuana could have belonged to one of the other passengers. Therefore, the jury found the Defendant not guilty. The trial judge then entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

BURGLARY OF A BUILDING FELONY JURY TRIAL 2007 NOT GUILTY
  07-0366X 71st DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for burglary of a building. Police suspected that the Defendant had been responsible for a string of burglaries in Harrison County, Texas. They set up video surveillance on the door of the Defendant's residence. One night, the Defendant was caught on video taking a bicycle into his residence. At trial, the State's witness testified that the bicycle depicted on the video was the same bicycle stolen from her in a burglary earlier that same evening. Scott convinced the jury that the bicycle was not the same bicycle that was depicted in the video. The jury found the Defendant not guilty, and the trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED JURY TRIAL 2007 MISTRIAL
  CAUSE NO. 2006-1347 CCL Harrison Co.
The accused was charged with DWI. Because of Scott Walker's compelling argument that the accused had not been intoxicated, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision. The trial judge declared a mistrial. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

THEFT FELONY JURY TRIAL 2007 NOT GUILTY
  35,548-A 188th DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for felony theft. The State's witness testified that he saw the Defendant steal a car radiator from his yard. The Defendant was arrested less than a block from the victim's house. Scott Walker convinced the jury that much of the witness's testimony was inaccurate. The jury found the Defendant not guilty, and the trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

MURDER FELONY JURY TRIAL 2005 NOT GUILTY
  CAUSE NO. 05-0112-X 71st DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for murder. The State's witness testified that the Defendant killed the victim by hitting him in the head with a board. The District Attorney asked the jury to convict the Defendant of murder and was hoping the jury would sentence the Defendant to life. Scott Walker argued that the Defendant acted in self-defense. The jury found the Defendant not guilty of murder, and instead convicted the Defendant of the lesser offense of manslaughter and sentenced him to only seven years. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

UNLAWFUL CARRYING OF A WEAPON JURY TRIAL 2005 NOT GUILTY
  2004-0208 CCL1 GREGG CO.
The accused was arrested at a convenience store for unlawful carrying of a weapon. Officers found a 357 magnum pistol in the saddle bag of the Defendant's motorcycle. Scott Walker subpoenaed a pawnbroker who testified that the Defendant picked up the weapon from the pawn shop a couple of hours before being arrested. Therefore, Walker argued that the traveling exception to the unlawful carrying of a weapon statute was applicable in the case. The jury agreed and found the Defendant not guilty. The trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.

ASSAULT FAMILY VIOLENCE FELONY JURY TRIAL 2004 GUILTY (Reversed)
  Cause no. 31777-B 124th DISTRICT COURT
The Defendant was convicted by a jury of assault family violence and sentenced to ten years imprisonment. The victim did not testify at the trial, and in spite of Scott Walker's objection, the trial judge admitted into evidence a video of the victim that depicted her stating that the Defendant had assaulted her. However, the Court of Appeals agreed with Scott that the trial judge violated the Confrontation Clause of the U.S. Constitution when he admitted the video into evidence, and they reversed the conviction. Scott Walker handled the jury trial and the appeal throughout the process.

POSSESSION OF A CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE FELONY JURY TRIAL 2004 NOT GUILTY
  30,869-B 124th DISTRICT COURT
The accused was arrested for possession of a controlled substance. Officers found crack cocaine in the front seat of the vehicle, in a paper sack next to the Defendant. During cross examination of the arresting officer, Walker got the officer to admit that there were items in the paper sack that most likely belonged to a female. Scott Walker convinced the jury that the cocaine belonged to a female passenger in the back seat of the vehicle. The jury found the Defendant not guilty, and the trial judge entered an order of acquittal. Scott Walker handled the case throughout the litigation process.