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Nashville Murder Lawyers

Put a Strong Advocate on Your Side

Murder is the ultimate crime. Conviction on a capital murder charge can result in the ultimate punishment: death. Who will you trust with the responsibility of defending you if your life hangs in the balance?

People in Nashville and throughout Tennessee trust the veteran criminal defense lawyers at May McKinney to defend them against murder charges. We have achieved positive results for clients facing murder and other related charges, such as second-degree murder and vehicular homicide. Over the years, we have had many people contact our offices for help during the most difficult times of their lives. We have fought for them and secured advantageous outcomes to protect their futures.

For more information and to discuss your case, call (615) 265-6383. Our Nashville murder defense attorneys are standing by to help.

Examining All Options to Defend Your Rights

When you come to May McKinney for legal representation in the face of murder charges, our Nashville murder defense lawyers will examine all the options in defending your case. Some of them include:

  • Identification Issues: We may dispute the evidence by which the police have linked you to the crime. Eyewitness accounts may be unreliable. Video surveillance or other evidence may have been obtained in violation of your rights. You may have an alibi. All evidence will be carefully scrutinized.
  • Tool Mark Analysis: Also known as ballistics, this method for matching a cartridge to the gun it was ejected from is far from perfect. We work with respected experts who can explain why the results of this analysis are not credible.
  • Overcharging: Prosecutors may charge suspects with first-degree murder when the facts do not support it. We are frequently successful in getting first-degree murder charges reduced to lesser crimes that are not punishable by the death penalty such as second-degree murder or manslaughter.
  • Self-Defense or Defense of Others: If you were acting in defense of yourself or others, you should not face murder charges. We will consider whether this strategy applies in your case.

Experienced Defense for Murder Charges

Being accused of murder is a serious and frightening situation, but you don't have to face it alone. Our team of Nashville murder lawyers at May & McKinney, PLLC has extensive experience in defending clients against murder charges in Nashville, Mount Juliet, Franklin, Brentwood, and throughout Tennessee. We understand the complexities of murder cases and are committed to providing a strong and strategic defense to protect your rights.

When facing murder charges, it's crucial to have a knowledgeable and skilled legal team on your side. Our attorneys will thoroughly examine all options to build a solid defense tailored to your unique case. We will work tirelessly to challenge the prosecution's case and strive for the best possible outcome for you.

Don't wait to seek legal representation for murder charges. Contact May & McKinney, PLLC today for a confidential consultation to discuss your case and learn how we can help defend your rights.

Challenging Murder Charges in Nashville, Mount Juliet, Franklin & Brentwood, Tennessee

Most murder charges involve crimes of passion or drug-related situations. All cases demand the effective defense of the accused. With almost 80 years of collective experience and a practice devoted exclusively to criminal defense, May McKinney can provide the level of counsel you need.

Contact our Nashville murder defense lawyers today at (615) 265-6383.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the potential consequences of a murder conviction in Nashville, TN?

A murder conviction in Nashville, TN can result in severe consequences, including life imprisonment or the death penalty.

What are some common defense strategies for individuals facing murder charges in Nashville, TN?

Common defense strategies for murder charges in Nashville, TN may include disputing evidence, challenging tool mark analysis, overcharging, and establishing self-defense or defense of others.

How can I find experienced legal representation for murder charges in Nashville, TN?

To find experienced legal representation for murder charges in Nashville, TN, it is advisable to seek out reputable criminal defense attorneys with a proven track record of handling murder cases successfully.

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Why Choose May McKinney?

A Firm Committed to You, Your Case & Your Future
  • Nearly 80 Years of Combined Experience

    Our accomplished attorneys bring almost eight decades of combined criminal defense experience.

  • Educated In Our Field

    Our team believes in ongoing training in the criminal defense field. Our attorneys are educated in the latest forensic science technology and Attorney Riddle is Trauma Certified.

  • A Team Approach

    Our attorneys work each case as a unit, which is extremely beneficial to our clients. No matter the case size, it's integral to get the experience and knowledge of a team.

  • An Aggressive Defense

    When you choose May McKinney, you are choosing a team that will fight tooth and nail for your rights, your freedom, and your future.

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