Matthew Eichelberger | Jackson Criminal Lawyer

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The Eichelberger Law Firm, located in Downtown Jackson, Mississippi, specializes in criminal defense, civil rights lawsuits, and BP oil spill settlement claims.

I am a trial lawyer in Jackson, Mississippi, and I specialize in criminal defense. I practice with the Eichelberger Law Firm, PLLC. Although based in Downtown Jackson, the Eichelberger Law Firm handles cases across Mississippi. I have handled literally thousands of criminal defense cases, with an emphasis on high-stakes felony matters. I have tried over 30 felony cases to a jury verdict, and frequently speak on the topics of cross-examination and voir dire.
Position Organization Location Duration
FounderThe Eichelberger Law Firm, PLLC2012–Present
PartnerEichelberger & Lee, PLLC Partnership2010 – 2012
Assistant Public DefenderHinds County Office of the Public Defender2007 – 2010
School Degree Major Graduation
University of Mississippi School of LawJD Law School2003  
Mississippi CollegeBachelor of ScienceHistory/Philosophy2000
State / Court Date
Mississippi2003
  • Executive Committee Member, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2009–present
    Member, Mississippi Bar, 2003–present
    Chair, New Lawyers Division, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2012–2013
    Board Member, Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division, 2012–2013
    High School Mock Trial Competition State Chair Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division, 2011–2012
    High School Mock Trial Competition Jackson Regional Chair, Mississippi Bar, Young Lawyers Division, 2010–2011
  • Trial Lawyer of the Year, Mississippi Association for Justice, 2013
    New Lawyer of the Year, Mississippi Association for Justice
  • Case Conclusion Date:November 20, 2012 Practice Area:Criminal Defense Outcome:Reversed and remanded for new trial Description:Appeal of murder conviction after denial of defense's requested manslaughter instructions. Conviction reversed and rendered 7-3 by Mississippi Court of Appeals. Case Conclusion Date:June 28, 2012 Practice Area:Criminal Defense Outcome:Not Guilty Description:Mr. Bowlin was arrested by Warren County (MS) Sheriff's Deputies and charged with murder after shooting and killing his mother's boyfriend. He was acquitted at trial on grounds of self-defense. Case Conclusion Date:February 15, 2008 Practice Area:Criminal Defense Outcome:Not Guilty Description:Mr. Gray was charged with capital murder when he was just 14 years of age. He was tried and acquitted three years later, despite a confession and the testimony of two supposed eyewitnesses.

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