Strategic Criminal Defense Representation Aimed At Results
Our experienced criminal defense lawyers do the hard work every step of the way to prepare and present a strong defense to obtain the best possible results.
Experienced Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers
At Sumrall & Welch, PLLC, in Jackson, Mississippi, we work tirelessly to fight for the rights of the accused. Our lawyers bring substantial courtroom and trial experience to every matter, whether the charges involve a misdemeanor, DUI or serious felony. Our experience is not counted solely by our years in practice – we do the hard work every day to fight for the best possible outcome. Our experience in trial offers you the criminal defense experience you need. We know how to prepare the evidence, cross-examine witnesses and anticipate the government’s moves. We arrive in court more prepared when trial is necessary. Our approach to criminal defense allows us to create a strong position from the start to effectively resolve cases favorably and efficiently – when resolution is in the best interest of clients. We will not hesitate to go the distance in trial when necessary to safeguard your rights.
We Provide Aggressive Defense For All Criminal Charges
Federal And State Crimes
We Focus Exclusively On Criminal Defense
Our law firm does not dabble in criminal defense as a part-time effort. We serve Mississippi exclusively as criminal defense lawyers who keep up to date on criminal law. Attorney Andy Sumrall has earned a solid reputation for his skills as a criminal defense lawyer developed over 44 years in state and federal courtrooms in Mississippi and 11 other states. Attorney Thomas P. Welch Jr. previously served as an attorney for the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. As a criminal defense law firm, we do not take the government’s case at face value. We leave no stone unturned in finding the flaws and weaknesses to obtain favorable results. We will review every detail, listen to your side of the issue and inform you of every legal option. We do not railroad clients to move cases forward. We prepare and are ready, willing and able to go to trial to fight the charges, when necessary to protect the rights of clients.
Our Case Results
Second Degree Murder Charge Dismissed
Not Guilty on Trafficking in Pike County
Hadie Varnado was indicted for trafficking more than 30 grams of Methamphetamine on June 5, 2020, in Pike County, Mississippi. His trial commenced on April 15, 2021 in Magnolia, Mississippi. After approximately 15 minutes of deliberation, the jury returned a verdict of Not Guilty. He was defended by Toby Welch.
Not guilty on 1st Degree Murder in Madison County
Guy Wesley Creel was indicted for 1st Degree Murder and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in November of 2018. His case was tried over March 9-10 in Canton. After 2 hours of deliberation, Creel was convicted of Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon but acquitted as to 1st Degree and 2nd Degree Murder. He was defended by Sumrall & Welch with Toby Welch lead trial counsel.
Directed Verdict in Pike County
Willie Roberts was indicted in May of 2019 by a Pike County Grand Jury for DUI 4th. His trial was held on January 10, 2020. After approximately 20 minutes of testimony, the Court granted his Directed Verdict. His trial counsel was Toby Welch.
Not guilty in Pike County
A Pike County Grand Jury indicted Arlaundris Jones in May of 2019 for Armed Robbery. He was defended by Sumrall & Welch. The trial was held on January 8-9, 2020. After approximately 45 minutes of deliberation, the jury acquitted Jones of Armed Robbery. Toby Welch was his trial counsel.
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With An Experienced Trial Lawyer
Going it alone in the hope that you will help to persuade the police or prosecutors to drop charges is not really an option. If you have been arrested, or believe you are under investigation, it is critical to have an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your corner to guide you and protect your rights. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney from the very start of an investigation, before you are even charged, to guide you on what to say and what not to say, so that you don’t damage your case through incautious talk. To get started on your defense, call 601-533-5551 or contact us online. We serve clients throughout Mississippi and offer free initial consultations.