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Baton Rouge Murder Defense Lawyer

Murder charges can be very involved and therefore, deserve very careful attention. Convictions arising from the charges below carry very lengthy prison sentences including life without benefit of parole. Your lawyer must be very skilled and experienced to handle these types of cases.

Baton Rouge Murder Defense Lawyer

As an effective murder defense attorney, Carl Barkemeyer, has extensive courtroom experience, knows how to implement smart legal strategies to fight the State’s evidence and present the defense’s case in the best way to obtain a reduced charge or an acquittal.  We offer representation to clients with murder charges anywhere in Louisiana.  Murder charges are the most serious charge with the most serious consequences, life in prison. Therefore, these charges require the most serious representation. That is what we offer. Contact us if you need a murder defense attorney in Baton Rouge or anywhere else in Louisiana.

Types of murder charges in Louisiana

In Louisiana, homicide is the killing of a human being by the act, procurement, or culpable omission of another.  Louisiana has five grades of criminal homicide which are the following:

(1)  First degree murder.

(2)  Second degree murder.

(3)  Manslaughter.

(4)  Negligent homicide.

(5)  Vehicular homicide.

Contact our criminal defense lawyers at if someone you know needs representation for a murder charge in Louisiana.


Louisiana DWI & Criminal Lawyers

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Louisiana criminal lawyers and DWI attorneys at the Barkemeyer Law Firm providing legal defense services for clients in Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston, Tangipahoa, Port Allen, Alexandria, New Orleans, Lafayette, Metairie, Kenner, Gretna, Hahnville, Chalmette, Slidell, St. Tammany, St. Charles, St. John, St. Bernard, Mandeville, Covington, Shreveport, Bossier, Jefferson, Monroe, Lake Charles and all of Louisiana.

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is not formal legal advice nor does it create an attorney-client relationship.

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Louisiana DWI And Criminal Law Firm

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