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Top 3 Reasons to Call Your Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney
Top 3 Reasons to Call Your Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney

  The top 3 reasons to call Your Fresno Criminal Defense Attorney, Mark A. Broughton. #3  You are accused of a crime. Felonies, Federal Crimes, White Collar Crimes, Violent Crimes, Gang Crimes and Sex Crimes. Mark Broughton has 40+ years of experience as a defense attorney. And he has represented thousands of people. Plus, Mark is a Criminal Law Specialist. He...

Kingsburg double murder suspect deteriorating physically, now mentally incompetent to stand trial

The health and well being of our clients is just as important to us as giving them the best legal representation possible.   ABC30 recently covered a case we’ve been working on where we had to fight to get our client the mental health services he needs.   

Broughton Reappointed: Supreme Court State Bar Board of Trustees
Broughton Reappointed: Supreme Court State Bar Board of Trustees

  Mark Broughton has been reappointed to the Supreme Court State Bar Board of Trustees for a second term. And he will serve for the next four years. Broughton’s term begins September 16, 2019 and concludes in 2023. His first term three-year term began in 2016. California Courts: The Judicial Branch of California made the...

Criminal Defense Trials and the Media

Over the years, we have represented numerous clients in cases that have attracted media attention. Communicating with the media can be a very important part of effectively representing a client. When a trial begins to take place in the court of public opinion, skilled representation becomes vital. The nuances for effective communication with the media...

Mark Broughton interviewed for ABC 30 news report

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Mark Broughton was interviewed by the local press and on ABC30 while defending a client. View the video below.   View the entire news story here.

Join the Fight for Fair and Just Sentencing
Join the Fight for Fair and Just Sentencing

The felony murder rule is a rule that allows a defendant to be charged with first-degree murder for a killing that occurs during the course of a dangerous felony, such as robbery, even if that defendant didn’t intend to kill or do the actual killing. The death may be accidental and not anticipated. For example,...

High Profile Case Featured on ABC News

Mark Broughton was recently featured on ABC30 while defending a client. View the video below.

17 year old wrongfully convicted of double murder. Reversed on habeas; case dismissed on eve of retrial.

Armando Ortiz was wrongfully convicted of first degree murder and robbery. With the help of Attorney Mark Broughton and the Northern California Innocence Project, Ortiz was exonerated in June of 2008. Armando was wrongfully convicted in 2002 of the murders of Manar Jaber, a 19-year old Reedley woman, and her unborn child. After serving nearly...