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The United States Constitution grants important rights to any person accused of a crime including due process, the right to a fair and speedy trial, the right to representation by counsel, the right to remain silent and to be free of unreasonable searches and seizures.


When choosing a criminal defense attorney in Mississippi, consider the lawyer's training, experience, ratings and reviews. Attorneys that practice within the criminal justice system tend to focus on certain types of cases in either state or federal court.


Most criminal defense attorneys provide a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case and defenses that might apply. Before you decide on which attorney to hire, meet with several different attorneys in their office to discuss the case and the attorney fees required for representation.


Once you decide which attorney to hire, make sure you and the attorney sign a written fee agreement or contract that describes the attorney fees required at each stage of the case including during pre-trial negotiations, motion hearings and a bench or jury trial.


A criminal defense lawyer in Mississippi should fight to protect the rights of his or her client in a criminal case against felony or misdemeanor charges... Read more »

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Merrida P. Coxwell

Merrida P. Coxwell
Coxwell & Associates, PLLC
500 North State St
Jackson, MS 39201
Licensed for 39 years, Merrida P. Coxwell is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended Jerry Spence's Trial Lawyers colleg... read more >

William B Kirksey

William B Kirksey
Kirksey & Assoc
P O Box 33
Jackson, MS 39205
William B Kirksey is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Kevin D Camp

Kevin D Camp
The Camp Law Firm
1764 Lelia Dr
Jackson, MS 39216
Kevin D Camp is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Justin S Cluck

Justin S Cluck
Smith Whaley PLLC
120 E College Ave P.O. Drawer 849
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Licensed for 17 years, Justin S Cluck is a Marijuana Defense and Personal Injury lawyer who attended University of Mississippi School of La... read more >

John Brian Kelley

John Brian Kelley
The Law Office of J. Brian Kelley
210 DR MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DR E
Starkville, MS 39759
John Brian Kelley is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Samuel H Wilkins

Samuel H Wilkins
555 Tombigbee Street Suite 101
Jackson, MS 39205
Samuel H Wilkins is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rufus H Alldredge Jr

Rufus H Alldredge Jr
Law Office of Rufus Alldredge
1921 22nd Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Rufus H Alldredge Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Amanda B Barbour

Amanda B Barbour
Butler Snow
1020 Highland Col Pkwy Suite 1400
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Amanda B Barbour is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Peter H Barrett

Peter H Barrett
P & W Barrett Lawyers
107 N State St
Gulfport, MS 39201
Peter H Barrett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William Carl Barrett

William Carl Barrett
P & W Barrett Lawyers
107 N State St
Jackson, MS 39201
William Carl Barrett is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James Lloyd Davis III

James Lloyd Davis III
Law Office of Jim Davis
1904 24th Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
James Lloyd Davis III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John H Dunbar

John H Dunbar
Dunbar Davis PLLC
324 Jackson Ave E Suite A
Oxford, MS 38655
John H Dunbar is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven E Farese Sr

Steven E Farese Sr
Farese Farese & Farese
122 Church St
Ashland, MS 38603
Steven E Farese Sr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Steven Ellis Farese Jr

Steven Ellis Farese Jr
Farese Farese & Farese
122 Church St
Ashland, MS 38603
Steven Ellis Farese Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Rusty Fortenberry

Rusty Fortenberry
Baker Donelson
4268 I 55 N
Jackson, MS 39211
Rusty Fortenberry is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James David Franks

James David Franks
Law Office of James D Franks
2584 Hwy 51 S Suite 1
Hernando, MS 38632
James David Franks is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kevin Wayne Frye

Kevin Wayne Frye
Attorney at Law
P O Box 2456
Oxford, MS 38655
Kevin Wayne Frye is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ben F Galloway III

Ben F Galloway III
Owen, Galloway & Myers
1414 25th Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Ben F Galloway III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Terence L High

Terence L High
The High Law Firm, PLLC
774 Avery Blvd N Suite B
Ridgeland, MS 39236
Terence L High is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tim C Holleman

Tim C Holleman
Boyce Holleman & Assoc
1720 23rd Ave
Gulfport, MS 39501
Tim C Holleman is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

William B Jacob

William B Jacob
Self Jacob & Kieronski
509 Constitution Ave
Meridian, MS 39301
William B Jacob is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James L Kelly

James L Kelly
Kelly Law Office
202 E Government St
Brandon, MS 39042
James L Kelly is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Tiffany Leigh Kilpatrick

Tiffany Leigh Kilpatrick
Hill & Minyard PA
1210 Office Park Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
Tiffany Leigh Kilpatrick is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Sneed Laher

Robert Sneed Laher
Laher Law Firm
207 W Main St
Tupelo, MS 38802
Robert Sneed Laher is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Richard Brooks Lewis

Richard Brooks Lewis
Chapman, Lewis & Swan
501 First St
Clarksdale, MS 38614
Richard Brooks Lewis is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Claiborne M McDonald IV

Claiborne M McDonald IV
Attorney at Law
124 Kirkwood St
Picayune, MS 39466
Claiborne M McDonald IV is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Bruce McDuff

Robert Bruce McDuff
McDuff & Byrd
767 N Congress St
Jackson, MS 39202
Robert Bruce McDuff is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

J. Stewart Parrish

J. Stewart Parrish
Attorney at Law
823 22nd Ave Suite B
Meridian, MS 39301
J. Stewart Parrish is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

John Fletcher Perry III

John Fletcher Perry III
Perry, Winfield & Wolfe
224 E Main St
Starkville, MS 39759
John Fletcher Perry III is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kent E Smith

Kent E Smith
Smith Whaley, PLLC
120 E Colleve Ave
Holly Springs, MS 38635
Kent E Smith is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Cynthia H Speetjens

Cynthia H Speetjens
Attorney at Law
2088 Main St Suite A
Madison, MS 39110
Cynthia H Speetjens is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

James B Tucker

James B Tucker
Butler Snow
1020 Highland Col Pkwy Suite 1400
Ridgeland, MS 39157
James B Tucker is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Noel Watts

Michael Noel Watts
Holcomb Dunbar
400 S Lamar Blvd Suite A
Oxford, MS 38655
Michael Noel Watts is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Ashley Tullos Young

Ashley Tullos Young
Baker Donelson
4268 I 55 N
Jackson, MS 39211
Ashley Tullos Young is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Scott Slover

Scott Slover
Slover & Associates, PLLC
300 Franklin St
Natchez, MS 39120
Scott Slover is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended University of Mississippi School of Law... read more >

Leilani L Hill Tynes

Leilani L Hill Tynes
Denham Law Firm PLLC
424 Washington Ave
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Leilani L Hill Tynes is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Wayne Housley

Wayne Housley
William Wayne Housley, Attorney at Law
110 Robins St
Tupelo, MS 38804
Wayne Housley is a DUI / DWI / Drunk Driving and Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Imhotep Alkebu-lan

Imhotep Alkebu-lan
Attorney at Law
P O Box 31107
Jackson, MS 39286
Imhotep Alkebu-lan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert G Anderson

Robert G Anderson
Anderson Law Group PLLC
576 Highland Col Pkwy Suite 210
Ridgeland, MS 39157
Robert G Anderson is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Kenneth H Coghlan

Kenneth H Coghlan
Rayburn Coghlan Law Firm
P O Drawer 1360
Oxford, MS 38655
Kenneth H Coghlan is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Earl L Denham

Earl L Denham
Denham Law Firm PLLC
424 Washington Ave
Ocean Springs, MS 39564
Earl L Denham is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Nathan Elmore

Nathan Elmore
Attorney at Law
401 E Capitol St Suite 100M
Jackson, MS 39201
Nathan Elmore is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

David G Hill

David G Hill
Hill & Minyard PA
1210 Office Park Dr
Oxford, MS 38655
David G Hill is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Joseph A Kieronski Jr

Joseph A Kieronski Jr
Self Jacob & Kieronski
1010 19th Ave
Meridian, MS 39302
Joseph A Kieronski Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Frederick John Lusk Jr

Frederick John Lusk Jr
Attorney at Law
187 Lameuse St
Biloxi, MS 39530
Frederick John Lusk Jr is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Marcus Alan McLelland

Marcus Alan McLelland
The Holmes Law Firm PA
601 Hwy 42 E
Petal, MS 39465
Marcus Alan McLelland is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Robert Keith Pisarich

Robert Keith Pisarich
Attorney at Law
175 Lameuse St SuiteA
Biloxi, MS 39533
Robert Keith Pisarich is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Michael Lee Scott

Michael Lee Scott
Attorney at Law
213 S Lamar St
Jackson, MS 39201
Michael Lee Scott is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Frank W Trapp

Frank W Trapp
Phelps Dunbar
4270 I 55 N
Jackson, MS 39211
Frank W Trapp is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

M. Darin Vance

M. Darin Vance
Attorney at Law
2584 Highway 51 S Sutie 3
Hernando, MS 38632
M. Darin Vance is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

Criminal Defense Specialty Areas

NBLSC Certification in Criminal Trial Advocacy - The National Board of Legal Specialty Certification is accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) to certify attorneys as specialists in criminal trial advocacy.



Nonprofit Legal Associations

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.



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