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Case Results

IMPORTANT: No attorney can ethically promise you a specific outcome for your criminal charges. However, you should consider an Attorney's record of success in assessing that Attorney's knowledge, skill, and ability to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. The facts and law applicable to each case vary, and nothing on this page should be construed to guarantee a specific result in your particular case.

  • Family violence choking case dismissed

    February 2018

    Mental health issues were at the source of the dismissal of a felony family violence choking assault charge. Russ worked with client, family and DA to address the root issues of the alleged assault and as a result the case was dismissed "in the interest of justice." Read On

  • 5 cases, 2 counties, DWI dismissed

    January 2018

    Marijuana-only DWI case dismissed in exchange for plea to other marijuana related charges. Read On

  • Murder jury mistrial results in 7 year plea

    October 2017

    Hung jury on murder case when Russ convinced enough members of the jury they could not trust the state's drug-addicted, mentally-ill likely-prostitute witnesses, and they were unable to come to a decision in trial. Russ was then able to negotiate a 7 year plea deal for a case where client was facing 25 years to life in prison on a murder charge. Read On

  • Travis County Murder case dismissed

    July 2017

    Travis county Murder charge dismissed against the victim of a would-be armed robbery attempt in what appeared to be a drug deal gone bad. Read On

  • Not Guilty jury verdict in Aggravated Robbery case

    May 2017

    NOT GUILTY verdict from a jury for alleged get-away driver for armed robbers at early-morning stickup who shot an Austin city worker in the face and chased another man through the street. Strong cross-examination revealed significant weaknesses in the state's case. State has re-investigated and shored up case against client for additional armed robberies he is accused of committing with same co-defendants. Read On

  • Not Guilty jury verdict in interference with emergency call case

    April 2014

    Not guilty verdict where husband took phone from wife after wife assaulted husband in order to protect wife's arrest record. Read On

  • Not guilty jury verdict: motorcycle DWI with high blood alcohol

    March 2012

    Evidence suppression rules enabled the jury to find client not guilty of DWI despite the .21 blood alcohol test. Read On

You Are Not Alone

Criminal charges bring some of the toughest stress you'll ever deal with. In difficult times--and especially against the tough state and federal prosecutors in Williamson and Travis counties--you'll need an aggressive and determined advocate by your side. An accessible and dedicated ally, Russ tirelessly fights for your best possible outcome.

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