An individual accused of murder faces a possible sentence of LIFE in prison. Murder can result in very serious convictions and punishment. The manner and means of causing the death and whether or not guns or other weapons were used, and whether or not the accused has a criminal record will affect the crime’s seriousness. An aggressive defense by an experienced attorney is the key to achieving a favorable result for a citizen accused of a violent crime.
Martin LeNoir has tried numerous murder and manslaughter allegations to NOT GUILTY verdicts before juries. The reason for his successful jury verdicts is simple. Martin LeNoir will leave no stone unturned in the investigation of the case, and he will be one hundred percent prepared to cross examine the State’s witnesses and present favorable defense evidence at trial.
As a former prosecutor, Martin LeNoir knows how an investigation is conducted and what moves the other side will make. He will hire the finest investigators and forensic consultants to assist in the defense of the case. He will begin preparing for trial the moment he is retained. When he announces “ready for trial,” he will be completely prepared for trial. His preparation will put him head and shoulders above the opposition, and he will achieve the best result possible for the client. Martin LeNoir has been described by a former adversary as a “combination legal scholar, street fighter, and evangelist.” He has a formidable reputation as a trial lawyer.
Even in cases where the facts dictate that the accused must plead guilty, Martin LeNoir has negotiated probated sentences with no term of imprisonment. In one particular high profile murder case, Martin LeNoir was able to persuade the jury that the individual that they had just convicted of murder was deserving of probation.
While other lawyers may claim to have “handled” or to have “experience” in defending individuals charged with crimes of violence, Martin LeNoir has obtained acquittals. Simply put, Martin LeNoir cares about his clients and their cases and will provide them with superior representation.
Successful Murder Case Outcomes
While cases vary and results depend an the facts of each case, the following murder cases are representative of Martin LeNoir’s criminal defense work:
Negotiating a three year probation plea bargain in a murder case. The charges were reduced from murder to criminally negligent homicide.
Persuading a jury in a particular high-profile case that the individual that they had just convicted of murder was deserving of probation.
A man was accused of capital murder in the killing of a store manager during the course of a robbery. The jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
A man was accused of murder in the killing of a member of a street gang. The jury returned a verdict of NOT GUILTY.
A man was accused of capital murder in the killing of two (2) individuals during the course of a drug deal. The charges were reduced to manslaughter and the accused received a seven (7) year probation bargain.