Christopher Murell and David Utter recently authored an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. The brief argue that the Court should hear the case and overturn David Brown's death sentence due to Louisiana prosecutors persistenly hiding favorable evidence to defendants and the Louisiana Supreme Court failing to act.
The Fair Fight Initiative offers to provide free, pro bono representation to anyone charged with any crime under Louisiana's oppressive, draconian abortion restrictions post-Dobbs. Experienced criminal defense attorneys Christopher Murell, Ronald Haley, and David Utter will provide this representation.
Christopher Murell, Ronald Haley, and David Utter - working together as part of the Fair Fight Initiative - announce litigation against Louisiana's Department of Child and Family Services after 2 year-old Mitchell Robinson died from a fentanyl overdose under their watch.
Partnering with other civil rights attorneys and organizations, Christopher Murell sues the Governor and the Office of Justice Justice to stop their transfer of juveniles to infamous former-slave plantation, now prison, Angola. These children are to be house in the former death row.
In May 2022, Christopher Murell wrote a friend-of-the-court brief for Louisiana Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers to the U.S. Supreme Court urging their review of an unconstitutional capital conviction and sentence.
Christopher Murell, the Fair Fight Initiative, and the National Police Accountability Project file suit against notorious private prison company for the horrific, unnecessary, and tragic death of Javon Kennerson.
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The core value of this firm is putting clients and their needs first. For fifteen years, I have focused on each individual client and his or her situation in order to get the best outcome possible. Compassionate, diligent, and vigorous representation of each client is how I win cases.
My clients have consistently prevailed in state and federal court. I have extensive experience winning criminal and civil jury trials, and defeating cases through litigation before getting to a jury. Similarly, my clients have a proven track record of victory in our appellate courts.