Police Refuse to File False Confession Case

Robert M. Phillips, a veteran criminal defense lawyer in Georgetown, Texas, issued a release today, praising the Austin Police Department for using what Phillips called “professional, sound discretion” in refusing to file charges on a young man fired from a local department store, after being falsely accused of embezzlement.

Phillips would not release the name of the client for confidentiality…

Bell County Felony Drug Case Reduced to Misdemeanor

Bell County Felony Drug Case Reduced to Misdemeanor

– November 2012

A 21-year-old Texas State student, with a superior academic record and ambitions to become a psychologist, avoided a Bell County felony conviction and criminal record, when her lawyer, Bob Phillips, persuaded the prosecution to reduce a possession of controlled substance case to a misdemeanor, and grant deferred…

Burnet County Declines Prosecution on Evading Arrest Case

Burnet County Declines Prosecution on Evading Arrest Case – December 2012

After a two-year ordeal, a young Burnet County mother learned today that the Burnet County District Attorney’s office had declined prosecution of pending charges against her of felony evading arrest and child endangerment.

“This nice lady’s long ordeal is finally over,” said her lawyer, Bob Phillips. “There was rea…

Douglas Ranney Gains Membership Into the College of the State Bar of Texas

The College of the State Bar of Texas
March 1, 2013

AUSTIN – The College of the State Bar of Texas congratulates Douglas
N. Ranney on his membership in the College. The College of the State
Bar of Texas, the only organization in the United States formed for
this purpose, is an honorary society of lawyers, chartered by the
Supreme Court of Texas in 1981, to recognize and encourag…

Aggravated Assault Case Dismissed in Williamson County

January 28, 2013

Robert M. Phillips & Associates announced today that, in a case pending for nearly a year, the law firm had secured a dismissal in Williamson County, Texas on a pre-indictment allegation of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

“This was the right result, in a case involving two loving spouses, which, unfortunately, escalated into the exhibition of a firearm,…

White Collar Fraud Case Dismissed in Burnet County

January 24, 2013

Dismissal Pending Upon Payment of Restitution
A two-count indictment, alleging misapplication of fiduciary property of the value of $20,000 or more but less than $100,000, was dismissed yesterday in Burnet County, according to a statement from Robert M. Phillips, the attorney for the defendant.

“Obviously, my client is very pleased,” said Phillips, “although it was…

Travis County Injury to a Child Case Dismissed

January 12, 2013

After protracted negotiations, Travis County authorities have agreed to dismiss a felony injury to a child case, pending for several months against a Pflugerville man, represented by Robert M. Phillips & Associates.

“My client passed a polygraph examination, and there were grave deficiencies in the provability of the case, notably the credibility of the complaining…

Robert M. Phillips & Associates Achieves Extraordinary Result On Sexual Assault Case

Robert M. Phillips & Associates gained the most outstanding result on a sexual assault case in the firm’s history. The result involves the dismissal of all charges pending completion of a one-year probation.

Almost exactly three years from the date he was charged, a 28-year-old Travis County man finally emerged from the cloud of a sexual assault indictment in Travis County, with what…

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The Public Defender

The Sun – August 14, 2011

“My name is Bob Phillips and I have been a criminal defense lawyer here in Georgetown, Texas since 1987. I started as a prosecutor back in Dallas in 1980 working for the legendary Henry Wade, who was the incumbent DA in Dallas for 35 years.”

“I came down here in 1985 with my wife and two children because we wanted to live in a small town environment, small town…

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