Criminal Defense Lawyer in Vineland, NJ
Experience You Can Depend On
With more than two decades of legal experience, criminal defense lawyer Louis Charles Shapiro, Esquire has spent many years representing clients facing serious criminal charges and difficult life situations. He is a third-generation attorney in his family, and his clients have long trusted him to represent them in cases ranging from criminal matters to family law to civil rights violations.
Choose a Lawyer Who Has Actually Gotten a Client Found NOT GUILTY of murder in one trial, and then NOT GUILTY of attempted murder in a second trial.
If you’re charged with something as serious as murder, you don’t need just any lawyer. You need the right lawyer, with the right experience.
That’s right. In 2011, attorney Louis Charles Shapiro successfully defended a client in two separate trials before two separate juries in Superior Court, Cumberland County (N.J.). In the first six-week jury trial, Mr. Shapiro’s client was charged with first-degree murder and other serious offenses. Although the jury found the client guilty of two weapons possession offenses (possession without a permit and possession by a convicted person) after deliberations, the jury found Mr. Shapiro’s client not guilty of first degree murder, all other homicide charges, not guilty of aggravated assault (pointing a firearm) and not guilty of possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose.
And in a second, separate three-week jury trial later in 2011, also in Superior Court, Cumberland County (N.J.) arising out of a separate incident, the same client represented by Mr. Shapiro was charged with first-degree attempted murder, aggravated assault counts of various degrees, and weapons possession offenses. Upon Mr. Shapiro’s motion for judgment of acquittal made at the close of the State’s evidence, the trial court judge dismissed the count for first-degree attempted murder. The jury later found the client not guilty of all remaining charges against him, at which point the prosecution dismissed the last remaining charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted person.
Understand that under the Rules of Professional Conduct, a lawyer is not permitted to make a guarantee about the result or outcome of your case. Everyone’s case is different. But what Mr. Shapiro can do is provide all of his clients with his tireless work ethic, superior research and writing ability, experience, and trial advocacy skills.