Bay Area Homicide And Murder Defense Lawyer

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The unlawful taking of another person's life — whether it is alleged to be murder, involuntary or voluntary manslaughter, or vehicular manslaughter— is among the most serious of all crimes. The punishments for these crimes can range to life in prison and, in some cases, life without possibility of parole or death.

Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP vigorously defends homicide and manslaughter cases with vast experience, intelligence, creativity and forceful advocacy. Do not hesitate to contact the firm today to discuss your options with an experienced Bay Area defense attorney.

You Need The Best Representation Possible

Murder defense attorney Timothy B. Rien has been practicing criminal law for more than 30 years. A former prosecutor, judge pro tempore, and instructor at both the college level and police academies, he has a breadth of experience rarely seen in a criminal defense lawyer.

He is certified by the California State Bar, Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law. Since writing appeals on the infamous Manson Family murders in Los Angeles, has defended every kind of homicide from misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter (the successful defense of one of the first drunk driving murder cases in the history of California), to first degree, death penalty murder.

Comprehensive Experience

The highly skilled defense attorneys provide a wealth of innovative experience on behalf of anyone accused of:

  • Manslaughter, including voluntary manslaughter, involuntary manslaughter and vehicular manslaughter
  • Drunk driving murder
  • First-degree murder
  • Second-degree murder
  • Capital crimes

Talk To An Experienced Lawyer Right Away

For anyone accused of a homicide, it is important to have an attorney familiar with complex litigation.

Preparation is vital to preparing a defense. Mr. Rien draws on state-of-the-art forensic technologies and experts to assist in building the most effective defense possible. While the needs of each case vary, Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP has at its disposal experts in:

  • Forensic accounting
  • Ballistics and firearms
  • Fiber analysis
  • DNA analysis, including blood, saliva and hair samples
  • Fingerprint, footprint and tool mark identification
  • Pathology
  • Serology
  • Effects of drugs and alcohol
  • Psychiatry and psychology
  • Pharmacology
  • Polygraph analysis
  • Toxicology
  • Voice and eyewitness identification
  • Accident reconstruction
  • Many other disciplines calling for specialized training and experience

Obtain Legal Representation As Soon As Possible

An accused person cannot afford to make a mistake when facing legal prosecution for a capital crime. Contact a Pleasanton homicide defense attorney today to schedule a confidential and free initial consultation.