Aggressive & Experienced Defense

Our Notable Case Results

Proven Track Record of Success
The case results comprise some of the greatest success stories for clients represented by Maas and Russo and are by no means the only success stories the firm has accomplished.
  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Assualt Charge
    Thomas Maas represented a grandfather accused of sexually assaulting his grandson. If convicted, the grandfather faced 40 years to life in prison. The grandfather was jailed with bail set at an amount he could not afford. Mr. Maas moved the Court for ...
  • Plea Bargain
    Sexual Assault Charge
    Thomas Maas represented a stepfather accused of sexually assaulting his step-daughter, having taken over the case from the Public Defender's Office after the defendant had been in jail almost two years. The defendant asserted his innocence and ...
  • Misdemeanor Plea
    Felony Robbery, Grand Theft, Accessory to a Crime
    Client arrested in Napa County and charged with robbery, grand theft, accessory to a crime and two prior "strikes," which caused him to be facing 25 years to life in prison. His family hired Maas Law Offices to defend him. Thomas Maas presented his ...
  • Suspension Overridden
    DUI Allegation
    Client retained Maas Law Offices to help defend against a DUI allegation in Solano County. Thomas Maas filed a motion to suppress evidence seeking to suppress the fruit of an illegal arrest. After hearing, the Court found the police violated the ...
  • Dismissed All Charges
    Child Abuse Charge
    Defendant accused of child abuse retained Maas Law Offices to defend him in Napa Superior Court. Maas Law Offices fought for the defendant, arguing the defendant used reasonable discipline to rein in a wayward teenager. After the jury voted 10-2 for ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Assault Charge
    College student retained Maas Law Offices to defend him against an allegation that he raped another student, who claimed to have been too intoxicated to consent. Maas Law Offices hired an investigator to quickly locate several witnesses who were able ...
  • Acquitted after Trial
    Sexual Assault Charge
    A young man who had been accused of sexually assaulting an acquaintance in a Fairfield motel room was acquitted after a jury trial . The complaining witness had accused the defendant of assaulting her in her sleep, but a local jury quickly acquitted ...
  • Dismissed
    Heroin Possession Charge
    22 year old client arrested in possession of heroin was represented by Thomas Maas. Mr. Maas filed a motion arguing the client was illegally detained based on patently inaccurate information, was arrested without probable cause and searched ...
  • Dismissed
    Heroin Possession Charge
    Client of Carol Long received dismissal of his pending prosecution for possession of heroin. Ms. Long successfully argued the police had violated her client's Fourth Amendment rights by entering his motel room without a warrant or any other ...
  • Dismissed
    Cocaine Possession Charge
    55 year old Client charged with possession of cocaine base. Thomas Maas argued motion based on client being illegally detained, with an illegally prolonged detention and an involuntary consent to the search that led to the discovery of the evidence. ...
  • Motion to suppress blood results granted
    DUI Charge
    Thomas Maas successfully argued motion to suppress blood results in a Driving Under the Influence prosecution based on police negligence in not attempting to secure a warrant prior to compelling a blood sample from a suspected DUI driver. Court ...
  • Dismissed
    Child Abuse Charge
    Client charged with misdemeanor child abuse retained Thomas Maas. Mr. Maas filed a motion to dismiss based on a violation of his speedy trial rights, conceded by the prosecution. Case Dismissed.
  • DUI and Resisting Arrest Charges
    Client represented at trial by the Public Defender's Office was convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol and resisting a peace officer. Solano County Superior Court appointed Thomas Maas to represent the appellant. Mr. Maas filed an appeal ...
  • Dismissed
    Assault Weapon & Drug Possession Charges
    Client arrested in Solano County and charged with unlawful possession of assault weapons and possession of various contraband drugs for purpose of sale. The contraband was discovered after a warrantless search of the defendant's residence, followed ...
  • Evidence Suppressed
    Prescription Drug DUI Charge
    Mother of two retained Maas Law Offices to defend her against charges that she unlawfully drove while under the influence of prescription drugs. Thomas Maas filed a motion to suppress evidence, complaining that she was unlawfully detained and ...
  • Acquittal
    Felony Assault Charge
    Thomas Maas represented a client charged with felony assault after he and his brother were arrested and charged with beating a man who had been antagonizing them. His client hired another attorney at the inception of the case, but came to Maas Law ...
  • Acquitted
    Domestic Violence Charge
    Thomas Maas represented a client charged with domestic violence against his wife of 27 years. His client was adamant he never intentionally harmed his wife, and the bruises covering her torso were from him restraining her from attacking him. A Solano ...
  • Dismissed
    Meth & Paraphernalia Charge
    Client of Thomas Maas received dismissal of her pending possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia case after Mr. Maas successfully argued that the discovery of the contraband inside her automobile was fruit of "consent" only gained after a ...
  • Dismissed
    DUI Charge
    Client charged with misdemeanor DUI retained Thomas Maas to help him. Mr. Maas filed a motion to dismiss based on violation of his speedy trial rights, conceded by the prosecution. Case Dismissed.
  • DUI Charge
    US Air Force Airman arrested and charged with DUI. Thomas Maas filed motion to suppress evidence due to illegal detention, unlawfully compelled breath sample pursuant to Vehicle Code Section 23612(i) and illegal arrest. Case dismissed by District ...
  • Dismissed
    Unlawful Firearm Possession Charge
    Client retained Maas Law Offices to defend him against allegations of unlawful firearm possession. Thomas Maas reviewed the case, filed a motion to suppress evidence based on illegal detention, unlawful pat-search - both by the unlawful action and ...
  • Not Guilty
    Obstruction of Justice
    College freshman charged with obstructing police officers. Jury returns not guilty verdict in 10 minutes.
  • Case Dismissed
    Drug Possession Charge
    Client charged with possession of methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms, marijuana and arming with assault rifle . Case dismissed by Court because of illegal search warrant argued by Thomas Maas.
  • Case Dismissed
    Drug Possession Charge
    Client charged with possession for sale of methamphetamine and out-on-bail enhancement. Case dismissed by Court because of illegal detention argued by Thomas Maas.
  • Case Dismissed
    Drug Possession Charge
    Client charged with possession for sale of methamphetamine, firearm possession and prior convictions for selling methamphetamine. Case dismissed by Court because of illegal arrest argued by Thomas Maas.
  • Case Dismissed
    Drug Possession Charge
    C lient charged with possession of cocaine base for sale. Case dismissed by Court because of illegal detention and search argued by Thomas Maas. Case was later re-filed by prosecution. Case was dismissed a 2nd time by Court for illegal detention and ...
  • Case Dimissed
    Assault With a Deadly Weapon Charge
    Client charged with 10 counts of assault with deadly weapon (BB gun) after warrantless home search by police . Case dismissed by Court for illegal home entry argued by Thomas Maas.
  • Case Dismissed
    Child Neglect Charge
    Client charged with child neglect after CPS workers stormed her house and took pictures of interior without client’s consent– Case dismissed by Court for illegal home entry argued by Thomas Maas.
  • Not Guilty
    Intent to Cause Great Bodily Harm
    Client accused of exploding bomb with intent to cause great bodily harm; prior strike enhancement charged. Jury returns not guilty verdict on all counts.
  • Not Guilty
    Sexual Assault Charge
    Father of two charged with sexual intercourse with family babysitter . Jury returns not guilty verdict on all counts.
  • Not guilty
    Charged with Intentional Discharge At An Occupied Motor Vehicle
    Contra Costa County, Charged with Intentional Discharge At An Occupied Motor Vehicle, 2018
  • Hung Jury
    Felony Assault Charge
    Sacramento County, Charged with Felony Assault on a Public Official, 2017 –
  • Case Dismissed
    Felony Penal Code section 211
    Solano County, Charged with Felony Penal Code section 211, 2016
  • Property ordered returned to client
    Civil Forfeiture
    Sonoma County, Police seizure pursuant to civil forfeiture, 2016
  • Not guilty
    Failure to Control a Dangerous Animal
    Solano County, Failure to Control a Dangerous Animal, 2013
  • Full Aquittal
    Corporal Injury to Cohabitant
    Solano County, Corporal Injury to Cohabitant, 2011
  • Not Guilty
    Assault with Great Bodily Injury
    Napa County, Assault with Great Bodily Injury, 2009
  • Not Guilty
    Attempted Murder
    Solano County, Attempted Murder, 2008
  • Acquitted of All Charges
    Drug Possession Charge
    Defendant opened a medical marijuana dispensary in Solano County. Within weeks police raided and shut the business down. Defendant was charged in Superior Court with possession of marijuana for sale and retained Thomas Maas. After heavy pretrial ...
  • All Cases Dismissed
    Conflict of Interest
    Client represented by the Public Defender's Office accused in one consolidated complaint with six misdemeanor counts. Public Defender's Office declared a conflict of interest and the Solano County Superior Court appointed Thomas Maas to represent the ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    DUI Charge
    Defendant accused of DUI with .13% Blood Alcohol. Thomas Maas proved through cross-examination of police officer that he had illegally arrested the defendant in violation of the Fourth Amendment. Chemical tests suppressed by the Solano County ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Assault Charge
    Stepfather accused of sexually assaulting his daughter and was incarcerated. After thorough investigation of the claims made by investigators retained by Maas Law Offices, the minor recanted. Thomas Maas presented her as a witness, where she ...
  • Acquitted of All Charges
    Sexual Assault Charge
    Incarcerated Defendant suffering from cancer was accused of multiple counts of forcible sexual assault against a teenage family friend he had helped care for during times of conflict with her mother. Defendant was represented by Public Defender's ...
  • All Charges Dismissed
    DUI Charge
    Defendant accused of DUI with .15% Blood Alcohol, wrecked his automobile. Thomas Maas proved through cross-examination of police officer that the officer lacked the requisite knowledge of proper administration of field sobriety tests to arrest the ...
  • Not Guilty
    Robbery Charge
    Man charged with robbery with prior strike allegation was facing 17 years in prison. Thomas Maas assumed representation of the defendant after preliminary hearing and developed investigation to show neck tattoo of the robber did not match defendant ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Attempted Murder Charges
    Attempted murder charges - Defendant facing attempted murder charges, with two prior strikes, facing life in prison. Case dismissed at preliminary hearing after Judge ruled it was self defense
  • Case Dismissed
    Sexual Assault Charges
    Client charged with forcible rape and sodomy during burglary with firearm allegations . Client facing mandatory life sentence. Jury returns not guilty verdicts; case dismissed.
  • Prosecution Dismissed
    Drug Transportation
    Young father arrested for drug transportation retained Thomas Maas. After reviewing the case, Mr. Maas filed a motion to suppress evidence, arguing and demonstrating that the arrest was illegal due to being the fruit of an illegally prolonged ...
  • Not Guilty
    Domestic Violence Charge
    Client convicted of felony domestic violence at trial represented by Solano County Public Defender. Jury verdict thrown out after new trial motion argued by Thomas Maas was granted. Client found NOT GUILTY at second trial when represented by Thomas M ...
  • Case Dismissed
    Possession of Firearm Charge
    Young defendant arrested due to police locating a firearm in his garage. His family contacted Thomas Maas for help. Mr. Maas retained an investigator who located a witness the police never contacted. The defense provided the witness statement to the ...
  • Charges Dismissed
    Drug Possession Charge
    Defendant arrested and charged with illegal possession for sale of methamphetamine, psilocybin mushrooms and several illegal assault rifles. Police had secured a 134-page search warrant and affidavit. Police seized a large amount of cash and the ...
  • Charge Reduced
    Murder Charges
    Murder charges - Client facing life in prison - reduced to accessory after the fact; given credit for time served.