Homicide Defense Attorney
A Homicide, as defined under legal terms, involves any act by one human being, which takes the life of another. Except in cases of justified or excusable homicide, the act of homicide is always punished as a felony offense.
Attorney Troy Smith is a former New York City Homicide Prosecutor and he understands how the system operates. Prosecutors and police departments are under considerable pressure to move forward in their investigations of Homicide crimes to ease the public peace of mind and find the perpetrator. For this reason, it is imperative that you speak with a reputable and experienced New York Criminal Defense Attorney if you are suspected or charged in a homicide.
Homicide Defense Attorney
Mr. Smith has over 25 years of criminal litigation and appellate experience from his former positions as criminal defense counsel in the United States Army, and a former New York City homicide prosecutor. Mr. Smith is also considered a subject matter expert in litigating the coercive interrogation techniques used by law enforcement which may lead to a false confession. This experience gives Mr. Smith an insight into the workings of the process and mind-set of prosecutors that is essential for any criminal defense lawyer.
With more than 25 years of trial and appellate litigation experience as both a former New York City Homicide Prosecutor and Criminal Defense counsel in the United States Army, Attorney Troy A. Smith has served as lead counsel on more than one hundred trials on charges to include murder, manslaughter, vehicular homicides, and other violent felony crimes and will give you the best chance of defense if you are charged with:
- Murder and Murder in the 2nd Degree
- Manslaughter in the First Degree
- Manslaughter in the Second degree
- Aggravated Manslaughter in the Second Degree
- Aggravated Manslaughter in the First Degree
- Criminally Negligent Homicide
- Aggravated Criminally Negligent Homicide
- Vehicular Manslaughter in the Second Degree
- Vehicular Manslaughter in the First Degree
Mr. Smith is a member of the Homicide Panel for the Assigned Counsel Plan, a small select group of superbly qualified criminal defense lawyers that must undergo a rigorous screening process to represent indigent individuals charged with homicide offenses in New York City. Whether the evidence is clearly for or against you, you will need a Criminal Defense Attorney with a proven ability to navigate the difficulties present in a murder investigation.
Contact Homicide Defense Attorney Troy Smith now at (212) 537-4029, by email at Troy@NYLawSmith.com, or use the contact form HERE.