2255 Background: Mr. Molina was found guilty at federal trial while represented by different counsel. Mr. Molina filed a 2255 motion against prior counsel alleging ineffective assistance of counsel.
2255 Result: 2255 motion granted on March 28, 2013. Attorney Tim Bower Rodriguez handled the evidentiary hearing. After cross examination of prior counsel, District Court Judge Moody ruled that prior counsel was ineffective and granted the 2255 motion. Below is a copy of the order granting our client’s 2255 motion and vacating his sentence.