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When you’re afraid you might lose everything, Mark Broughton and Brittany Hines will stand up for you. They’ll provide the best legal representation possible.
Broughton and Hines are well known and respected in the Central Valley as two of the top criminal lawyers in the area. They help clients overcome adversity and live happy, fulfilled lives.
Mark Broughton is considered one of the top criminal lawyers in Fresno because he gets results. In the last 40+ years, as a criminal lawyer, he’s conducted over 200 jury trials and represented thousands of people accused of crimes. Broughton has received many outright not guilty verdicts in all types of cases.
- Federal Crimes
- White Collar Crimes
- Assault Crimes
- Gang Crimes
- Sex Crimes
Broughton is a Criminal Law Specialist certified by the State Bar of California. He’s practiced all over California, in both State and Federal Court. Qualified as a death penalty lawyer, Broughton is also on the special circumstances/death penalty panel of attorneys in Fresno, CA. He is regularly appointed to special and death penalty murder cases by the Fresno County Superior Court. And he proudly serves on the State Bar of California Board of Trustees, as appointed by the Supreme Court.
His legal career began in San Diego, practicing criminal law, civil litigation and personal injury. He and his family moved to Fresno in 1995, after a successful seventeen-year practice in San Diego. Since then, he has practiced criminal law exclusively.
Broughton was the Chief Defense Attorney for a 17-attorney criminal defense law firm. They handled three to four thousand felony cases per year. He later partnered with a very successful criminal law practitioner, where he continues his commitment to help protect the Constitutional rights of his clients.
One of Broughton’s greatest pleasures is teaching and training young lawyers and law students. Most of the people he’s trained have gone on to be successful lawyers and have triumphantly represented their own clients in an honest and professional way.
As a Fresno Criminal Lawyer, Brittany Hines operates with intelligence, compassion and humility. She has become one of the top criminal lawyers in Fresno and has worked on a number of complex felony cases, including homicides and death penalty cases.
Hines was born and raised in the Central Valley. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from California State University Stanislaus. Hines completed her Juris Doctor at San Joaquin College of Law.
During law school, Hines clerked at the Fresno County Public Defender’s Office where she provided legal support on complex, criminal cases. She was also an active member of Delta Theta Phi Law. And she served as Secretary, Vice Dean, and Dean of the fraternity. Hines received the Student of the Year Award and was a member of the student bar association.
After law school she clerked at a local, well-respected criminal law firm. She worked on a variety of criminal law issues and conducted research on procedural and substantive legal issues.
From the time she was young, Hines wanted to be a lawyer. She watched good kids enter into the criminal system for minor crimes and unreasonable plea deals. Her experiences fueled a passion to help minorities find access to justice. She witnessed systematic injustices in the Central Valley and learned an important lesson. Trouble can be easy to get into but hard to get out of.
Today, Hines is involved with the Fresno County Women Lawyers and Young Lawyers Association. She also spends time with the DUI Lawyers Association and the Fresno County Bar Association Criminal Law Section.
What Should you Look for when Hiring a Fresno Criminal Lawyer?
- Area of Expertise
“My husband and I have really had our ups and downs these past four years and it was helpful to watch your poignant YouTube video a few months ago where you described a story about never wanting to leave your clients behind. We appreciate that, believe me, as this whole journey has been unbelievably hard. Thank you for your continued support as we approach what will hopefully be the final chapter of my husband’s journey. I am hoping for the best of all outcomes.”
Constant and continued support
“After the first meeting with Mark, I knew we were in the right place. Mark was able to get answers and call all the right people to protect my child. We would never deal with the criminal justice system again with out Mark Broughton at our side. We are very thankful we found him and the matter with our son went away quickly.”
Peace of mind with one phone call
“Mr. Broughton is top notch. My son was facing a felony, strike charge. Mr. Broughton fought for my son’s pre-trial release against the recommendation of the probation department, and my son was able to come home. Today, the case was resolved and the outcome was minor in comparison to the charge. I highly recommend Mark Broughton!”
Light in the darkness
“He is an amazing lawyer, I had a near impossible felony case and he helped me bring it down to a misdemeanor. Amazing personality and a kind human being!”
Nearly impossible felony
“I highly recommend Mark Broughton. His expertise, professionalism, and empathy in our complex case gave us the feeling of confidence. I cannot begin to show or say how much we are grateful to you. Mark Broughton, you are truly an Angel in disguise. Again Thank You!”
Statement of Gratitude
“I was charged with 2 felonies and was at risk of jail time, losing my job and my children, basically my entire life. Mark worked closely with me and… I was able to plead no contest to 1 misdemeanor.”
Avoided Jail Time
“I am forever grateful for what Mark has done for my me and my family.”
“Thank you Mark… for the excellent work you all did on my son’s cases and the on-going support you all showed my family and myself through this very difficult time in our lives.”