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Gulfport & Biloxi Murder & Manslaughter Defense Lawyer

If you have been charged with homicide or capital murder, your life is about to change, and not in a good way. To limit your exposure to these serious charges and protect your rights, it is crucial to have an experienced, proven criminal defense attorney on your side. The Law Office of Jim Davis provides aggressive trial and appeals representation to individuals who are facing homicide charges such as:

  • Manslaughter
  • DUI/DWI homicide
  • Murder
  • Capital murder
Beyond a Reasonable Doubt...a Better Criminal Defense

The Law Office of Jim Davis in Gulfport has been representing clients throughout the Mississippi Gulf Coast area for more than 35 years. Attorney Jim Davis has defended numerous cases involving charges of homicide, capital murder, murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicide and DUI causing death. He has more trial experience in state and federal courts than most other attorneys in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, and he is qualified to appear before the United States Supreme Court. The value and importance of his experience cannot be stressed enough.

Think about it. Do you want your case to be an attorney’s first homicide defense? Of course not, as you could be facing anything from 20 years in prison to life, or even the death penalty if you are convicted.

An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information, facts, or law to look for and apply to your particular situation in order to obtain the best results for you. You do not want your case handled by someone who has voir dired and chosen only a few juries, or who has given opening statements and closing arguments only a couple of times. Knowing what pretrial motions to file and argue, or what proper jury instructions to request is not something an inexperienced criminal defense attorney needs to decide. You need an attorney who has filed and successfully argued hundreds of pretrial motions and who knows the correct law to be presented and argued in jury instructions. A criminal jury trial can be very complex, but a good, experienced criminal defense trial lawyer such as Jim Davis can make it appear very simple.

Jim Davis has more experience with state and federal criminal trials than most other attorneys in the Mississippi Gulf Coast area, and has obtained partial and complete acquittals in an impressive number of cases. He has had death sentences dismissed and murder convictions vacated in the Mississippi Supreme Court and the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. See West v. State, 725 So.2d (Miss. 1998) Dedeaux v. State, 630 So.2d 30 (Miss. 1993); Avera v. State, 761 So.2d 900 (Miss. App. 2000); Taylor v. State, 733 So.2d 251 (Miss. 1999); and U.S. v. Woolard, 981 F.2d 756 (5th Cir. 1993).

Contact a Gulfport, Mississippi, Criminal Law Attorney

Simply put, if you are facing homicide charges you cannot afford to be without experienced representation. Beyond a reasonable doubt, we offer a better criminal defense. To discuss your situation with an experienced attorney, call us at (228) 864-1588 or toll free at (877) 576-7279.

Client Reviews
Jim, I know by your actions on my behalf I have been given a new lease on an old life. Words shall never express the depth of respect, nor the amount of gratitude I am overcome by at this moment. J.B.
Thank you, Jim, for being one-of-a-kind!The only experience I have had with lawyers has not been good. Thanks to you, Jim, I found a lawyer who really cares, listens, and works for the client. Bless you. M.V.R.
Mr. Davis, You are a great lawyer because you not only do the best you can for your clients, you also care about us. Once again, thank you, Mr. Davis, for everything!!! C.S.
Mr. Davis, I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your help in my son's case. I know that things could have turned out much much worse for him...On behalf of myself and Mr. Bignoli I say Thank you for all you have done. Joan and John B.