May 25, 2013

Berg & Androphy represents former District Attorney in Public Corruption trial

BERG & ANDROPHY REPRESENTS FORMER DISTRICT ATTORNEY IN PUBLIC CORRUPTION TRIAL

Joel Androphy of Berg & Androphy and Norton A. Colvin, Jr. of Colvin, Chaney, Saenz & Rodriguez LLP represented Armando Villalobos, the former District Attorney of Cameron County, in a public corruption trial in federal court in Brownsville, Texas. The government charged Villalobos with twelve counts of racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering, extortion, and honest services fraud.Read Full Case Summary


PRE-TRIAL & DURING TRIAL ARTICLES & VIDEOS

ABA JOURNAL

Ex-DA Takes Stand at Federal Racketeering Enterprise Trial, Cites Prosecutorial Discretion
May 23, 2013
By Martha Neil
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Trial Begins for Ex-DA Accused in Cash-for-court-favors Case; Convicted Ex-judge is First Witness
May 13, 2013
By Martha Neil
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ABC NEWS

Jury Convicts Former South Texas DA of Corruption
May 25, 2013
Associated Press
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FOX NEWS

Texas DA Accused of Allowing Killer to Escape
July 01, 2012
Associated Press
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South Texas DA Charged with Extortion, Fraud
May 7, 2012
Associated Press
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HUFFINGTON POST

District Attorney Armando Villalobos, Other Officials Helped Convicted Killer Amit Livingston Escape, Cops Say
July 12, 2012
By Christopher Sherman
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HOUSTON CHRONICLE

Cameron leader calls for indicted DA to step down
May 8, 2012
By Lynn Brezosky
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KGBT

Former DA Armando Villalobos on Trial
May 24, 2013

KHOU

Corruption Trial Starts for Former Texas DA
May 14, 2013
Associated Press
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THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Fraud Probe Hits Texas Prosecutor
May 8, 2012
By Nathan Koppel
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VALLEY MORNING STAR

Ex-DA Trial Enters 2nd Day
Testimony Links Villalobos to Lucio and Rosenthal

May 14, 2013
Emma Perez-Treviño
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Prosecutor: Villalobos Case Involves Bribery, Kickbacks
May 14, 2013
Emma Perez-Treviño
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POST-VERDICT ARTICLES & VIDEOS

ABC NEWS

Jury Convicts Former South Texas DA of Corruption
May 25, 2013
Associated Press
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THE BROWNSVILLE HERALD

Defense Attorney Describes Villalobos as ‘Innocent Victim’
May 25, 2013
Emma Perez-Treviño
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FBI (FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATIONS)

Federal Jury Convicts Former Cameron County District Attorney Armando Villalobos in Connection with South Texas Bribery Scheme
May 28, 2013
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KGBT

Joel Androphy Interview 
May 24, 2013

Villalobos Found Guilty 
May 24, 2013

LAW 360

Former Texas DA Convicted For Role In Bribery Scheme
May 28, 2013
By Jeremy Heallen
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