The Latest News, Posts, Articles, and Media Appearances from Tully & Weiss

OPERATION: Luke Skywalker

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jan 09, 2024 | 0 Comments

Is there a New Hope to expose institutionalized corruption within our government agencies? It only takes one, lone, good cop to step up for Truth and Justice, and to expose the Bad Apples.

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A Fighter: Joseph Daugherty goes the distance for clients

Posted by Joseph Tully | Oct 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

A District Attorney can choose to bring a case to trial, or not. The State must prove beyond a reasonable doubt their theory of the crime. If a DA is driven by power, glory, or ego, they may push a case to trial that was not as strong a case as they believed. Or, a vain prosecutor might choose to...

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Ashley Bargenquast is Back from Sabbatical

Posted by Joseph Tully | Oct 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

Welcome back attorney Ashley Bargenquast from her 60 day sabbatical. Our firm gives a 60-day paid sabbatical after seven years of service. This is a reward that provides rest and a recharge for our hard working lawyers. We want our staff happy, refreshed, and to have work/life balance so they can...

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Observing Presidents Day: The Pursuit of Justice for All

Posted by Joseph Tully | Feb 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

As Americans, we come together every year on Presidents Day to celebrate the legacies of our nation's past leaders and their contributions to the United States of America. While the holiday has become synonymous with sales and discounts, Presidents Day has deeper meaning.  In this blog, we'll tak...

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Can SBF Avoid Prison via Twinkie Defense 2.0?

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jan 04, 2023 | 0 Comments

A possible legal defense to keep Sam Bankman-Fried out of prison may be unfolding before our eyes. My name is Joseph Tully, defense attorney and criminal law specialist. SBF and Twinkie Defense 2.0? The story of the collapse of crypto-currency platform FTX and the arrest of its CEO Sam Bankman-Fr...

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Disco Challenge: Boogie for Alhambra on Sept 21

Posted by Joseph Tully | Sep 16, 2022 | 0 Comments

Be a Superhero! Take the Disco Challenge to help earn $3,000 for AHS Student Leadership on September 21st. And be sure to celebrate our Community of Superheroes Homecoming in October. Your disco dancing social media post can earn $100 for AHS to help the students put on a SUPER homecoming cele...

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Tully & Weiss Presents: Fitness to Martinez

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jul 01, 2022 | 0 Comments

Get moving Martinez! Summer is here, the weather is great, and we can all enjoy our town together. This Summer, Tully & Weiss Charities has teamed with Downtown Martinez & Co. to stimulate the community with health and fitness, while giving a boost to local fitness businesses impacted by COVID-19...

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FIREWORKS: When Celebrating Freedom is a Felony

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jul 01, 2022 | 0 Comments

Arson and Fireworks Accidental, careless, reckless, malicious? If you mis-use fireworks you can and will be held accountable for charring a lawn, or an inferno in the forest. There is even a California Arson Offender Registry! Notice Arson is in the CA penal code as 451. This article explores the...

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Good Morning America Legal Analysis of Erika Jayne Case

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jan 31, 2022 | 0 Comments

On January 31, 2022 criminal defense attorney appeared as a guest on ABC's Good Morning America to provide legal analysis of the latest twist in the suit against Erika Jayne Girardi. The lawsuit alleged Tom Girardi, 82, and Erika Girardi, 50, allegedly embezzled settlement funds meant to help the...

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Joseph Tully on CourtTV discussing the Edgecomb verdict

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jan 26, 2022 | 0 Comments

Criminal defense attorney was a guest on CourtTV on January 26th providing expert legal insights on a big case of the day. A Milwaukee County jury took about 2 ½ hours Wednesday to find Theodore Edgecomb guilty of first-degree reckless homicide for killing immigration lawyer Jason Cleereman in a ...

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Looking Back at 2021 in Criminal Law

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jan 05, 2022 | 0 Comments

The past year had many major criminal trials that captivated the Nation's attention. Our criminal defense firm was busy with our caseload, and the call for media analysis of cases in the news was more frequent than ever.  Joseph Tully appeared as a guest on CourtTV, NBC, iHeart Radio, and even ne...

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On CourtTV for the Kim Potter Trial Verdict

Posted by Joseph Tully | Dec 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

VERDICT WATCH: Joseph Tully was a guest on COURT TV for two hours Wednesday December 22nd. They discussed the Kim Potter Trial in Minnesota regarding the shooting death of Daunte Wright. Jury found Potter guilty of both counts, first and second degree manslaughter. Kim Potter, ex-Minnesota off...

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Busy Christmas Week for News Legal Analysis

Posted by Joseph Tully | Dec 21, 2021 | 0 Comments

It was a short week in the office with courts closed on  Friday for Christmas, but criminal defense attorney Joseph M. Tully is working extra-hard to serve clients, and also appear on news programs to discuss major stories. There are big criminal law stories wrapping up this month. First up for t...

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Legal Warrior Ashley Barganquast Runs the Stadion Spartan

Posted by Joseph Tully | Dec 09, 2021 | 0 Comments

At Tully & Weiss, we strive to heroically defend Justice. Attorney Ashley Bargenquast is a true warrior in the courtroom, and outside as well. Here she is competing in the Stadion Spartan race at Oracle Stadium on Saturday December 4th. She completed the challenge in 1 hour 2 min. 38 secs. The...

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Defending Carlos Zapata in Shasta County

Posted by Joseph Tully | Dec 03, 2021 | 0 Comments

Red, White, and Blueprint is a movement and accompanying docuseries co-founded by Carlos Zapata of Shasta County. The group works on restoring our rightful freedoms, they believe their work can serve as a blueprint for other communities to do the same – those who hold dear the forefather's vision...

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Self-Defense and the Killing of Ahmaud Arbery

Posted by Joseph Tully | Nov 23, 2021 | 0 Comments

Self-defense is your right, and your moral obligation as a rational human. Even in my home state of California, you have the right to defend yourself and to stand your ground.  Despite the Bluest-of-Blue-State citizens, I have won major self defense cases in the SF Bay Area. This month self-defen...

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Fireworks and the Second Amendment

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jun 30, 2021 | 0 Comments

In 1776, our forefathers fought for independence, liberty, and to establish a new form of government free of tyrannical rule. We celebrate their victory and our independence every Fourth of July as, “Independence Day.” Key to the victory of the colonists over the British Empire was their access t...

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Liberty, Pandemic, and Hindsight for the NEXT Quarantine

Posted by Joseph Tully | Jun 28, 2021 | 0 Comments

Finally, California is back open – until next time! Over the past year, COVID-19 wreaked havoc on families, businesses, and the country.  A number of drastic measures were imposed by all levels of government during the crisis. Our firm represented a number of clients and their businesses as they ...

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Detained by Police for Doing NOTHING

Posted by Joseph Tully | May 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the United States, we are protected against unreasonable search and seizure by the Fourth Amendment. Police cannot detain, frisk, or interrogate a person without reasonable suspicion of a crime. Americans are free to walk down the street without being hassled or stopped and questioned by polic...

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Joseph Tully Talks Real-life Law & Order on CourtTV

Posted by Joseph Tully | Apr 27, 2021 | 0 Comments

In the criminal justice system… Dun-DUN! After years of hard work, expert certification by the California Bar, and many successes at trial, I am ready for prime time.  Calls have been coming in for me to provide expert legal analysis for cases in the headlines for news outlets and talk shows. Ov...

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