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 include life in prison and, in some cases, life without the possibility of parole, or even death.
Rien, Adams & Cox, LLP vigorously defend 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.
Murder defense attorney Timothy B. Rien has been practicing criminal law for nearly 40 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 State Bar of California, Board of Legal Specialization as a Certified Specialist in Criminal Law . Since writing appeals on the infamous Manson Family murders in Los Angeles, he 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.
The highly skilled defense attorneys provide a wealth of innovative experience on behalf of anyone accused of:
For anyone accused of a homicide, it is important to have an attorney familiar with complex litigation.
Preparation is vital to building a defense. Our firm 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:
An accused person cannot afford to make a mistake when facing legal prosecution for a capital crime. Contact our office today to schedule a confidential and free initial consultation.