Murder

Murder Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles

Murder is defined as an unlawful act that involves the killing of one individual by another. While the exact definition of the crime of murder varies depending on jurisdictions, the consequences of a murder conviction are the severest of any crime.

If you have been charged with manslaughter, vehicular manslaughter, homicide, or any comparable charge, you probably do not need anyone to tell you that your very future is totally on the line.

What you must have RIGHT NOW is the most resourceful, effective legal counsel and expert representation you can find. If you or a loved one has been accused or charged with murder, it is extremely important to seek the immediate assistance of a qualified, serious felony criminal law attorney who can aggressively defend your legal rights and ensure that you are not unduly punished. Bob Bernstein is that lawyer! Mr. Bernstein is a serious felony lawyer who has been winning serious criminal cases for 43 years. He is highly respected and highly successful. When your very life is on the line it’s time to talk with the best.

Los Angeles Murder Defense Attorney

No matter the exact charges leveled against you — from aggravated assault with a weapon to attempted murder, or even first-degree murder — this is no time to try to save money or accept sub-standard legal representation. You need a proven Los Angeles homicide defense attorney. Bob Bernstein has tried literally 1,000’s of major violent felony cases, winning dismissals, outright acquittals and other positive outcomes such as:

  • Charges: six Life Terms + 115 years in Special Allegations gang-related murder – OUTCOME: Case Dismissed.
  • Charges: Death Penalty in a gang-related Double Homicide – OUTCOME: Case Dismissed.
  • Charges: Murder Charge after “rave party” shooting & eye witness – OUTCOME: Case Dismissed.
  • Charges: Death Penalty after an execution style murder during a dope deal robbery – OUTCOME: Case Dismissed.
  • Charges: Murder For Hire – Police Academy Cadet alleged to offer murder-for-hire to fellow cadet – OUTCOME: No Charges Filed.
  • Charges: 1st degree murder with handgun enhancement – OUTCOME: No verdict-hung jury
  • Charges: Felony, Attempted Murder, Great Bodily Injury, and Handgun Enhancement – OUTCOME: No verdict-hung jury
  • Charges: Attempted Murder, Great Bodily Injury, and Handgun Enhancement – OUTCOME: Jury Trial Verdict: NOT GUILTY
  • Charges: 1st degree murder plus gun enhancement. 50 years to life – OUTCOME: Jury Trial Verdict: HUNG JURY
  • Charges: 1st degree murder plus gun enhancement. 50 years to life – OUTCOME: Jury Trial Verdict: HUNG JURY
  • Charges: of 160 years-Life for 4 charges of murder (i.e. essentially “DIE IN PRISON”) – OUTCOME: 18 months.
  • Charges: of 1st. degree 50-years to Life (deliberate, premeditated + gun enhancement) – OUTCOME: 6 years.

Homicide Defense Attorney Bob Bernstein is committed to a thorough investigation of your case so as to uncover all evidence in your favor and build the best possible defense. We root out all possible issues that can arise in a murder case to exonerate our clients including:

  • False and coerced confessions
  • Improper searches and seizures or other unlawful police conduct during your investigation and arrest
  • Your rights and protections under the 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution
  • Your actions in self defense or on behalf of someone you were trying to protect
  • DNA evidence, witness accounts and other evidence against you that must be challenged effectively to prove your innocence or improve your standing in any plea bargaining effort
  • Skilled Negotiators and Veteran, Successful Trial Lawyers

If your case ultimately calls for a serious felony trial attorney with a 40+ year track record of success in both state and federal court, you will be in good hands with Los Angeles Serious Felony Attorney Bob Bernstein.


I believe that your Constitution Rights are most important when the “accused” –a lone individual– is facing the overwhelming power of the STATE. A good lawyer is your only protection between you and the Police, the District Attorney and the Court.

I will defend anyone accused of wrongdoing, regardless of the charge. Call me personally, Bob Bernstein, right this minute, DAY or NIGHT at 800-995-2911 to discuss your situation in complete confidence.