Dayton Murder Defense Attorney

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When you are facing penalties that include harsh consequences, you don't have a moment to lose. At Gounaris Abboud, LPA, we know how terrifying it can be to face something as devastating as a murder charge. If you choose to work with our Dayton criminal defense firm, you will get former prosecutors and a former judge in your corner.

Why choose our murder defense lawyers?

  • Available 24/7 with trial-tested defense
  • In The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers
  • Perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating for reputation and results
  • Selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers®

When you are looking for the best murder defense attorneys in Dayton, OH, you can rely on us. With a proven defense track record, extensive knowledge of the courtroom, and tenacious dedication, our defense lawyers are prepared to fight for your every right. Discover how we can battle for you.

Understanding Murder / Homicide Charges in Ohio

Under Ohio's revised statues §2903.03, murder is defined as the knowing and willful causing of another person's death. The law also covers the termination of another person's pregnancy. What are the penalties if you are convicted of homicide? According to §2929.02, if you are convicted of or plead guilty to murder, you face a prison sentence that ranges from 15 years to life. If the charges escalate to aggravated murder, you could be facing the death penalty.

How can our murder defense lawyers help you? Even if an acquittal is improbable, you can trust that we will do everything that we can to help get the charges and penalties reduced. With decades of experience, including experience as prosecutors, we offer the insightful, gritty defense you need in Dayton in order to avoid the serious consequences of a murder conviction.


Contact our Dayton criminal defense attorneys today so we can launch into action mounting the strongest defense possible.