Jacksonville Murder Defense Attorney
Proven Defense for Murder & Manslaughter in Florida
If you stand accused of a homicide whether first degree murder, second degree murder, or manslaughter, your freedom and future are at stake, and you will be literally fighting for your life. Mitchell A. Stone understands that the stakes are high in these cases.
Your Life Is on the Line
Mitch Stone has obtained favorable results for clients charged with murder and manslaughter. Based in Jacksonville, Mitchell A. Stone, P.A. takes cases in Northeast Florida and statewide. If you or someone you know has been arrested or questioned in connection with a death, contact us immediately for a free consultation.
Murder, Manslaughter & Attempts
We handle the full spectrum of homicide cases, including grand jury proceedings and federal criminal defense:
- Capital murder (punishable by death penalty)
- First-degree murder (punishable by life in prison
- Felony murder (death in commission of another felony)
- Second-degree murder
- Attempted murder
- Conspiracy to commit murder
- Vehicular homicide
- DUI manslaughter
The Right Experience: Former Prosecutor & Board-Certified Trial Specialist
As an assistant state attorney early in his career, Mitch Stone was promoted to the homicide team where he learned how police investigate murders and how the prosecution prepares cases, including capital crimes. As a Jacksonville defense attorney, he has developed successful strategies to expose weaknesses in the prosecution's case at trial and argues for acquittals or for lesser charges that are more applicable.
For one client, Mitch Stone succeeded in reducing a terrifying charge of first-degree murder to a more appropriate charge of accessory after the fact. He did this by intervening early in the process to challenge the evidence. Instead of facing the death penalty, our client was sentenced to a mere 13 months in prison.
In a federal murder conspiracy police corruption case, Mitch Stone's client was among the only defendants not convicted of any major felony charge related to the murder. His client ended up with a sentence of probation while his co-defendants were sentenced to life in prison.
We Will Fight for Your Life
Mitchell A. Stone, P.A. leaves nothing to chance. We will scrutinize the evidence, challenge the witnesses, expose the informants, and analyze the conduct of law enforcement investigators.
Call our Jacksonville offices at (904) 263-5005 or contact us online for a free and confidential consultation.