Violent crimes involve allegations that someone caused physical harm to another person. These offenses include assaults, sex offenses, robberies, burglaries, weapons crimes and homicides including murder and manslaughter. Violent crimes can also include damage or harm to someone else’s property and include offenses such as criminal mischief and arson.
Many times these crimes require expert forensic proof by the prosecution to establish the severity or cause of an injury or even the cause of death. Forensic evidence also can include fingerprint and DNA evidence as well as accident and crime scene reconstructions. Thoroughly investigating each case from a defense perspective and understanding how to attack and if possible, independently rebut forensic evidence are critical to success in these matters.
Scott knows how to build defenses with by thoroughly investigating cases from a defense perspective, identifying leading consultants and experts to provide support and even trial testimony, and challenging the government’s case and allegations at each stage of the proceeding.