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Criminal Defense

Criminal Appeals Attorney in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Livingston Parish Appellate Court Lawyer

A guilty verdict in a trial does not have to be the final say in your criminal case. Many times a decision handed down by a judge or jury is based upon an error. That error could mean the difference between freedom and a conviction. At the law office of J. Rodney Messina, APLC, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, we have extensive experience and a track record of success in appellate court.

From the time you hire us to the resolution of your case, attorneys J. Rodney Messina and Janna Messina Kiefer will serve as your diligent and dedicated advocates if you have been charged with a crime or injured in an accident. Contact our firm now at 225-343-9422.

Appealing Various Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Cases

As with our areas of practice in defending clients charged with crimes, we also represent clients in need of an attorney to handle their appeals for criminal convictions that involve:

At the law office of J. Rodney Messina, APLC, we take over cases from other attorneys after the initial criminal trial resulted in a guilty verdict. We review all the information, evidence and court transcripts to identify issues that could result in a successful appeal. You have rights and those rights include appealing a decision that was wrongfully made.

Experience and Success in the Court of Appeals

From misdemeanor crimes to felony offenses, J. Rodney Messina, the founder of our firm, has appeared before appellate judges on behalf of their clients. Appeals are complicated and require an experienced criminal defense attorney who knows the law.

Criminal Defense Fees

After clients sign a retainer with our firm and begin working with us as their exclusive counsel, we may be able to put them on a payment plan. This allows clients to pay for our representation over time, making high-quality legal counsel affordable.

Contact a Criminal Defense and Criminal Appeals Lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Today

For more information or to schedule an appointment with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to discuss credit card fraud, a second degree murder or DWI conviction, or if you were charged with identity theft, please contact us.

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Over 20 years experience in criminal defense and personal injury

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J. Rodney Messina, APLC
216 T J Jemison Blvd  
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Phone: 225-343-9422
Fax: 225-343-9424
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