Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers

Our law firm has a reputation of zealous advocacy for our clients. If you have been charged with a federal crime, you need an advocate who is willing to leave no stone unturned in your defense. Call us today at 802-444-4357 to discuss your case and how we can help. Help is only a call away.

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.

Sentencing Commission Nixes Guideline Changes For 2017

The U.S. Sentencing Commission will not adopt amendments to the federal sentencing guidelines this year, Acting Chair William Pryor announced during a recent hearing on alternatives to incarceration.According to Mr. Pryor’s prepared remarks: “Although the Commission again has the four voting members required to promulgate guideline amendments, the lack of a voting quorum for almost three…

Drug Quantity Based on Estimation Clearly Erroneous

Drug quantity finding by federal district judge that 20 shipped pallets contained an average of 80 pounds of marijuana was clearly erroneous, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently held. Roosevelt Dahda was sentenced to 201 months imprisonment based in part on the lower court’s attribution of 1,600 pounds of marijuana to…

Constructive Amendment To Indictment Requires Reversal Of Attempted Sex Trafficking Conviction

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has reversed a defendant’s conviction for attempted sex trafficking after finding a constructive amendment to indictment had occurred during trial. Ricky Davis was charged with attempted sex trafficking, a violation of 18 U.S.C. 1591(a). The indictment alleged that Davis “… knowingly attempted to recruit, entice, harbor,…

Been Charged with a Federal Crime?

If you have been charged with a federal crime, don't wait. You need an experienced federal criminal defense attorney now to mange the process for you and ensure the best possible outcome. Call 802-444-4357 today to speak with an attorney today.

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.