Case Results: 13-level sentence reduction based upon cooperation and time-served sentence. Our client agreed to testify against other defendants involved in the multi-member criminal conspiracy. Our client testified as a government witness and received a 5k1.1 motion for sentence reduction. Attorney Tim Bower Rodriguez persisted in efforts to persuade the federal prosecutor to file a post-sentencing reduction of sentence via a federal rule of criminal procedure rule 35 motion, which only the government can file. After several months of persistence and reminders by our legal team, the federal government agreed to file a rule 35 motion for sentence reduction. At a hearing on the motion, the government essentially agreed to and the Court imposed a credit time served sentence. Our client’s original release date was projected at April, 2020 instead she was actually released in January, 2015.
Case Results: Sentence reduction of 4.5 years. A different attorney represented our client at the time of sentencing. Our client hired us to pursue a sentence reduction via a rule 35 motion. Even though he had been in prison for several years at the time he contacted us, attorney Tim Bower Rodriguez researched the case, analyzed and formulated a long term strategy, and obtained initial approval from the federal prosecutor. Nearly two years later and after much persistence by our legal team and our client, the government agreed to file a rule 35 motion for sentence reduction.
* Real names of our clients are not listed for safety reasons, privacy reasons or that the case files listed above are not public record because no charges were ever filed against our clients.
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