Louisville Criminal Defense Attorney

Skilled Criminal Defense of Murder Cases, Drug/Narcotic Cases, Sex Offenser Prosecutions, Conspiracy Crimes, Tax Crimes, Federal Prosecutions, Theft, Burglary, Manslaughter, Felonies and Misdemeanors

If you or someone you know has been charged with or arrested for a crime, professional legal representation with an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled criminal defense attorney will greatly improve the chances of achiveing a favorable outcome in your case. With over 30 years of experience David Mejia has established a reputation as a skilled Louisville, Kentucky and Chicago, Illinois criminal defense lawyer. Over the years, Mr. Mejia has successfully defended hundreds of people criminally accused in the federal courts and in the state courts of Illinois and Kentucky.

Criminal Charges and Areas of Focus

David Mejia has handled criminal cases and has an exceptional track record of achieving not guilty verdicts and reversal of verdicts on the federal and state level. Learn more about areas of focus and don’t hesitate to contact the Law Office of David Mejia for your criminal case evaluation.

Direct Appeals

Conviction in a criminal case does not necessarily mean the case is ended. You may have been wrongfully convicted. David Mejia has handled hundreds of direct appeals of criminal convictions achieving 5 reversals of murder convictions alone. Learn more about criminal appeals from federal and state convictions:

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Murder Defense

There is no charge more serious than murder. Quality murder defense requires knowledge of criminal law, experience in defending murder indictments, as well as a thorough investigation and a defense attorney who brings legal skill and talent to the court room. As a criminal defense attorney, David Mejia has over 30 years experience in defending homicide cases in Kentucky and Illinois.

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Narcotic/Drug Crimes

Drug cases can carry severe consequences if convicted. State and Federal law enforcement devote vast resources to the prosecution of drug crimes including possession and sale of drugs, trafficking and distribution of drugs, cultivation or manufacturing of drugs, and prescription drug fraud. Facing drug charges can be intimidating. It is important to contact a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney who is experienced in helping individuals fight criminal drug charges.

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Federal Crimes

Federal prosecutions are brought when an individual is alleged to have violated federal laws. Charges can include racketeering, conspiracy, mail fraud, tax evasion, counterfeiting, immigration offenses, crimes committed on federal property, and forfeiture. Federal narcotics convictions generally carry tougher penalties. David Mejia is prepared to provide you with a relentless, experienced and skillful defense to fight for your reputation, freedom and livelihood.

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Sex Offenses

If you have been charged with a sex crime including sexual assault or rape, indecent exposure, sexual assault of a child, child abuse, child pornography, or other internet/computer sex crimes, it’s important to contact a criminal defense attorney who is experienced in defending sexual crime cases. Being convicted of a sex crime in Kentucky could have you facing serious penalties and lifelong implications if convicted.

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Tax Crimes

Tax prosecutions can consist of tax evasion or tax fraud or where an individual intentionally fails or refuses to file tax returns. Effective legal defense in tax crime prosecutions requires an experienced and skillful attorney who is well versed in the intricacies of criminal tax law. When it comes to tax evasion or tax fraud charges, you should not take chances on your legal representation. Contact David Mejia’s office to discuss your case.

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Conspiracy charges are brought when the government believes two or more people have made an agreement to commit a crime and then at least one of those people performs an act toward actually committing that crime. If you have been charged with conspiracy, you should select an attorney who has significant experience in defending federal conspiracy indictments. David Mejia has over 30 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer in both federal and state court.

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Habeas Corpus

David Mejia has extensive experience in federal post-conviction litigation, including the filing and presentation of habeas corpus petitions. As an experienced, knowledgeable and skillful criminal defense attorney, Mr. Mejia has been representing criminal defendants as habeas corpus petitioners for over 30 years.

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Post Conviction Petitions

In Kentucky, an inmate may seek post-conviction relief within a three-year time-period following the date of conviction and sentencing or, after having filed an appeal, following the final order of the Kentucky Court of Appeals or Kentucky Supreme Court.

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