State Court – Acquittal – Murder

May, 2017- Mr. Mesereau defended a high-profile murder case in Bessemer, Alabama. (Alabama v. Charleston Wells) The prosecution charged Mr. Wells with murdering an Iraqi war veteran while breaking and entering parked vehicles. The prosecution also claimed that Mr. Wells was a gang member. Mr. Mesereau cross examined the main accuser and put Mr. Wells on the witness stand. Mr. Wells admitted breaking and entering vehicles but denied participating in the murder. The jury acquitted Mr. Wells of homicide.  See articles: High-profile Los Angeles attorney will defend teen charged in Mike Gilotti’s killing and KKK Flyers Warn ‘Klan Is Alert And Awake’ After Black Man’s Acquittal.

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