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Virginia Homicide Defense Lawyers

If you have been charged with murder, your own life is now on the line. Murder is the most serious charge anyone can face - if you are convicted of murder in Virginia you could spend the rest of life in prison and even face the death penalty. Stevens Caruso is a leading Virginia criminal defense firm that represents clients who have been accused of serious crimes, including murder and homicide. Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso are top-notch lawyers who have what it takes to win the most difficult murder cases. They know how to build a successful homicide defense and they will do everything within their power to win your case.

Individually, Casey and Lisa have defended thousands of criminal cases in Virginia and have collectively handled hundreds of high stakes jury trials. As former Virginia prosecutors, they have firsthand knowledge of how the Commonwealth investigates and develops cases involving murder and manslaughter charges. They know how to anticipate the prosecution’s actions and they will develop strategic measures to protect and defend your legal rights at all stages of the proceedings. 

Developing Powerful Defense Strategies

At Stevens Caruso we defend individuals who have been charged with all types of homicide crimes under Virginia law, including:

  • Capital Murder
  • Felony Murder
  • First-Degree Murder
  • Second-Degree Murder
  • Voluntary Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • DUI Involuntary Manslaughter

If you are facing a murder or manslaughter charge, Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K. Caruso will undertake a complete review of your case.  They are sophisticated defense lawyers who will explore every avenue in your case and leave no stone unturned.  With your life and liberty at stake, Casey and Lisa will strive to develop the strongest and best defenses possible to challenge your homicide charges.

Far too often law enforcement officials make errors and mistakes when investigating homicide cases. A police officer may even use illegal tactics to uncover critical evidence in your case or to coerce a confession. Casey and Lisa are meticulous and detail-oriented criminal defense attorneys who know what is required of law enforcement officers in homicide cases.  They will vigorously challenge any improper actions and fight to suppress and thereby exclude from trial all evidence that may have been obtained in violation of your constitutional rights.

Trusted and Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers

When you are facing charges as serious as manslaughter or murder, you need to be certain that you have the right legal team to defend your case.   Casey R. Stevens and Lisa K .Caruso are smart and sophisticated Virginia defense lawyers who know how to properly defend clients facing homicide charges. With more than 45 years of combined legal experience, Casey and Lisa are widely recognized as dedicated defense lawyers with the ability to defend even the toughest cases before a judge or jury.  

Stevens Caruso is a Woodbridge, Virginia based law firm that represents clients across Northern Virginia, including Fairfax County, Prince William County, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, and other areas throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. We offer free initial in office consultations and can be reached through our firm’s online contact form or by calling 703-897-1777.