This unit is staffed by experienced and seasoned attorneys who have honed specialized skills suited to the effective representation of clients charged with murder and related offenses. Murder cases are factually and legally complex and as such, require specific resources and attention. Our clients who are charged with murder will get the highest quality representation. The assigned attorney will work in a team alongside members of the Investigation, Social Services, and Appellate Units, to ensure a thorough review and investigation of the state’s evidence, and a comprehensive preparation of guilt and penalty phase theories. The client is ensured the best possible representation during the trial and if reached, any sentencing and post-sentencing proceedings.