Louisville Criminal Defense Lawyer

Over 30 Years Experience in Criminal Defense, Criminal Appeals, Federal Criminal Defense, Defense of Capital Murder and Murder Prosecutions, Income Tax Prosecutions, Drug Crimes, and the Presentation and Litigation of Habeas Corpus, Post Conviction Petitions and more.

When clients choose a lawyer, they want the best. Lawyers with a “BV Distinguished" rating from Martindale-Hubbell® are those who have been recognized by their peers for excellence in both legal ability and ethical practice. David S. Mejia has received a 2012 BV Distinguished rating as recognized by LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings which has been an integral part of the legal community for over 100 years.

Have you, a relative or friend been arrested or accused of a crime? Facing criminal charges can be a terrifying experience, but having a knowledgeable, experienced criminal defense lawyer on your side is the only practical way to confront it. The experience, quality and skill of a veteran defense attorney can greatly improve the chances of positively influencing the outcome. With over 30 years experience, David Mejia has established a reputation as a highly respected criminal defense attorney. He has gained many years of experience litigating trials and appeals in federal courts throughout the country, as well as state courts of Illinois and Kentucky. Mr. Mejia has successfully defended hundreds of individuals prosecuted in both the federal district courts in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Texas, among others. Whether you are facing a simple misdemeanor or a complex felony, Mr. Mejia will provide you with the professional and ethical legal representation you expect and deserve.

It is advisable to retain an experienced, skilled attorney concentrating in criminal practice as early as possible.Please contact the Law Office of David Mejia for immediate assistance.


Regardless of the criminal charges you are facing, David Mejia is devoted to applying his professional ability gained from his education, legal training and experience to ensure you are represented professionally throughout the entire criminal process. For over 30 years, Mr. Mejia has defended hundreds of individuals. The Presumption of Innocence and the rights of his clients is the core of his approach to criminal defense. He has represented people charged with numerous offenses including: conspiracy, racketeering and white collar corruption. He has achieved an exceptional record defending clients in federal courts throughout the country, and in the state criminal courts of Illinois and Kentucky. If you have been arrested, or you are notified of a pending criminal investigation, you must immediately contact an attorney to obtain legal advice. If you face charges for murder, a sex crime, drug crime, assault or a narcotic prosecution, you should contact Mr. Mejia for immediate evaluation of your case. With his experience, you are assured that you have legal counsel that will protect your rights and fight for your freedom. In addition to the trial courts, he has represented hundreds of individuals in the prosecution of criminal appeals, as well as the filing of habeas corpus petitions and post conviction petitions.

Contact Louisville Criminal Defense Lawyer David Mejia. Call (502) 584-8991 or (502) 552-1170 to discuss your case and schedule an immediate consultation in the privacy of David's Mejia's law office.

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Don't Plead Guilty Out Of Fear Or Pressure From Your Lawyer or Because It's Easier, or to Avoid The Expense of Trial - The Consequences Last Forever

All guilty pleas must be knowingly, voluntarily, and intelligently entered. Boykin v. Alabama, 395 U.S. 238, 242, 89 S.Ct. 1709, 23 L.Ed.2d 274 (1969); Tollett v. Henderson, 411 U.S. 258, 266-67, 93 S.Ct. 1602, 36 L.Ed.2d 235 (1973); Haight v. Commonwealth, 760 S.W.2d 84, 88 (Ky. 1998); Woodall v. Commonwealth, 63 S.W.3d 104, 132 (Ky. 2002). The applicable Kentucky provision, RCr 8.08, requires a trial court to determine at the time of the guilty plea that it be “made voluntarily with…

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