Protecting East Baton Rouge Parish Immigration, Criminal Defense & Personal Injury

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Discover a Few of Our Client's Recent Victories

    • Adjustment of Status Success - Immigration

      To date, we have helped hundreds of our clients receive green cards through adjustment of status!

    • Asylum granted from Mexico after persecution based on sexual orientation - Immigration

      Our client was granted asylum by the Board of Immigration Appeals. She was persecuted in her home country in Mexico for her sexual orientation. The Immigration Judge denied her asylum claim, but the appeals court reversed and granted asylum for her. She can now live a peaceful and prosperous life in the United States!

    • Cancellation of Removal Granted - Immigration

      October 2016, Mexican National granted Cancellation of Removal by the Immigration Judge in the Oakdale Immigration Court. Represented by Paul "Woody" Scott.

    • Client accused of Attempted Forcible Rape and Second Degree Kidnapping is acquitted after a two day trial - Criminal Defense

      Client accused of Attempted Forcible Rape and Second Degree Kidnapping is acquitted after a two day trial in the 19th Judicial District Court, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in April of 2012.

    • Client From Bangladesh Granted Asylum After Fleeing Violence in His Country - Immigration

      Congratulations to our client from Bangladesh, who has been detained by the Department of Homeland Security since January 2, 2015, after fleeing violence in his country and seeking asylum in this country. Today the Immigration Judge granted his asylum! We wish him the best of luck in the future!

    • Defendant agrees to settle all personal injury claims for $165,000 - Personal Injury

      After Client was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler the defendant agrees to settle all personal injury claims for $165,000.

    • Domestic Abuse Battery charges dismissed on day of trial in Baton Rouge - Criminal Defense Dismissed

      Domestic Abuse Battery charges dismissed on day of trial in Baton Rouge - great work James Spokes!

    • Driving while Intoxicated (DWI) charge reduced to Reckless Operation in Denham Springs - Criminal Defense reduced to Reckless Operation

      Driving while Intoxicated (DWI) charge reduced to Reckless Operation in Denham Springs where client, represented by James Spokes, submitted a breath sample of .195 % BAC.

    • DWI Dismissed - Criminal Defense

      DWI Dismissed in the Baton Rouge Criminal District Court (19th Judicial District Court)

    • DWI was dismissed and amended to reckless operation. - Criminal Defense

      Client accused of DWI in the criminal cout. The DWI was dismissed and amended to reckless operation.

    • Ethiopian National granted Withholding of Removal in the Oakdale Immigration Court - Immigration

      Ethiopian National granted Witholding of Removal in the Oakdale Immigration Court

    • Immigration Judge grants a readjustment of status - Immigration

      Immigration Judge grants a readjustment of status in conjunction with a 212(h) waiver of Nicaragua national who had been convicted of an aggravated felony.

    • Mexican National granted cancellation of removal and allowed to return home to family. - Immigration

      After being convicted of possession of cocaine in 2012 a Mexican National, who is a lawful permanent resident was placed in deportation proceedings. After a trial on the merits the Immigration Judge granted the cancellation of removal and our client was allowed to return home to his family.

    • Mexican national granted Cancellation of Removal in the New Orleans Immigration Court. - Immigration

      Mexican national granted Cancellation of Removal in the New Orleans Immigration Court.

    • Mexican national granted Cancellation of Removal in the New Orleans Immigration Court. - Immigration

      Mexican national granted Cancellation of Removal in the New Orleans Immigration Court.

    • Nicaraguan National detained by ICE for over two years was released - Immigration Litigation

      Nicaraguan National detained by ICE for over two years was released after his attorney Paul H. Scott filed a petition for habeas corpus in the Federal District Court. ICE agreed to release client.

    • Obstruction of justice on a 2nd degree murder case - Criminal Defense Reduced to misdemeanor disturbing the peace

      Client was facing up to 40 years in jail for obstruction of justice on a 2nd degree murder case. After investigating and providing the state with some context and mitigating evidence, we were able to get the charge reduced down to a misdemeanor disturbing the peace with a 90 day sentence.

    • Personal Injury Claims for $100,000 - Personal Injury

      James Spokes represented our client, Maria, in a personal injury case. Today, we settled the case for policy limits of $100,000.00.

    • Personal injury claims for $115,000 - Personal Injury

      After client was hit by a drunk driver, the defendant agrees to settle all personal injury claims for $115,000.

    • Sexual Battery charges dismissed at trial due to insufficient evidence in West Baton Rouge. - Criminal Defense Dismissed

      Sexual Battery charges dismissed at trial due to insufficient evidence in West Baton Rouge.

    • USCIS grants naturalization and he is now a United States Citizen. - Immigration Litigation

      Vietnamese national who was issued a Notice to Appear applies for naturalization which USCIS refuses to adjudicate. After filing a Naturalization Delay Mandamus under 1447(b) and pursuant to a federal judge's court order, USCIS grants naturalization and he is now a United States Citizen.

    • Negligent Homicide turned to Reckless Operation - Criminal Defense Reduction of Charges

      Today in court attorney James Spokes got our client's charges reduced from Negligent Homicide down to Reckless Operation with a $250 fine.

    • Driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge reduced to Reckless Operation - Criminal Defense reduced to Reckless Operation

      Driving while intoxicated (DWI) charge reduced to Reckless Operation in Baton Rouge on day of trial based on motion to suppress evidence. Represented by James Spokes.

    • Client's driving while Intoxicated (DWI) charge in Baton Rouge dismissed on day of trial due to insufficient evidence. - Criminal Defense

      Attorney James Spokes got our client's driving while Intoxicated (DWI) charge in Baton Rouge dismissed on day of trial due to insufficient evidence. Client plead guilty to ancillary charge of resisting arrest.

    • Asylum granted to victim of gang violence - Immigration

      Today Attorney Flavia Moody won an asylum case in which our client was the victim of gang-related violence in her home country. She and her daughter will now be allowed to stay safely in the U.S.

    • Granted Cancellation of Removal and Release from ICE custody - Immigration

      We're happy to announce that our client was just released from ICE custody after the immigration judge granted him cancellation of removal. After spending almost a year in jail he gets to return to his four kids who have missed him dearly.

    • Felony aggravated battery charges dismissed in Jefferson Parish - Criminal Defense Dismissed

      Congratulations to our client had a felony aggravated battery dismissed in Jefferson Parish. Pending felony charges were weighing heavily on our client, we are overjoyed that he starts this weekend vindicated of any wrongdoing.

    • Dismissal of marijuana charges - Criminal Defense Dismissed

      Today, our attorney James Spokes was able to successfully argue that the charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia should be dismissed. Congrats to him and our client, who no longer has these charges hanging over his head.