Federal Criminal Defense
If you are under investigation or have been charged with a federal crime, it is important to retain an experienced federal criminal defense attorney to manage the process and mount an effective defense. Contact us today for a free attorney consultation.
Federal Sentencing Advocacy
Federal criminal sentencing is unlike sentencing in state court. Our team of experienced attorneys are intimately familiar with the federal sentencing guidelines and federal sentencing procedures. Let us help you fight for the lowest possible sentence.
Federal Criminal Appeals
Whether you are looking for an attorney to handle your direct appeal or a 2255 motion, our team of experienced federal criminal defense attorneys can help. We can evaluate your case, identify issues at the trial level, and present a workable appellate solution. Our lead attorney Brandon Sample has even written a best selling book on habeas corpus petitions. Contact us today for a free attorney consultation.
If you are a federal sentencing fan like me, then you are also likely waiting for the Supreme Court’s decision in Sessions v. Dimaya, No. 15-1498 (yes, it’s now Sessions since AG Lynch is no longer there). At issue in Dimaya is whether 18 U.S.C. 16(b) is unconstitutional in light of the Supreme Court’s 2015 Johnson…
The U.S. Sentencing Commission, which is responsible for advisory federal sentencing guidelines, has issued a new report on federal youthful offenders.The report has some interesting factoids about federal youthful offenders, such as: There were 86,309 offenders (18.0% of the federal offender population) age 25 or younger sentenced in the federal system between 2010 and 2015.…
The “categorical approach” does not apply to federal restitution orders under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (MVRA), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently decided. In addition, the court held that a successor lender is entitled to restitution in an amount equal to the original face value of the debt minus any…
Our Client-Focused Philosophy
Brandon Sample PLC has a very client-focused philosophy. We don't just see a client or a criminal defendant, we see a person with unique needs and who needs a defense customized to the underlying facts of their specific case.
If you are looking for a vigorous defense to a federal criminal case, the attorneys at Brandon Sample PLC are an excellent choice.
Why Hire Us?
There are many criminal defense attorneys, but few who focus on federal criminal defense. When you hire our firm, you receive competent, experienced legal representation and will never be just another number. We fight for our clients day in and day out.
Turn to us in your time of need and we will do everything in our power to fight the charges and work towards the best possible outcome for you or your loved one.