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.

Restitution For Bank of America In Mortgage Fraud Prosecution Improper

Bank of America is not entitled to restitution as a “victim” under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act for bad loans issued during the 2007-2008 housing crash, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held. See United States v. Litos, 847 F.3d 906 (7th Cir. 2017). Three defendants were ordered to pay $893,015…

Federal Kidnapping Is Not A Crime Of Violence

Antwon Jenkins was convicted of federal kidnapping and using and carrying a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence. The firearm conviction required a consecutive sentence to the kidnapping charge. Jenkins argued on appeal that his federal kidnapping offense was not a crime of violence, and thus his gun charge under 18 U.S.C. 924(c)…

Legal Mail Opened Outside Presence Of Inmate May Violate Sixth Amendment

“Prisoners have a Sixth Amendment right to be present when legal mail related to a criminal matter is inspected,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit recently held. See: Mangiaracina v. Penzone, No. 14-15271 (9th Cir. 2017).Nick Mangiaracina, an Arizona prisoner, sued jail officials after his properly marked legal mail was opened twice.…

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.