CLIENT ACQUITTED OF MURDER IN HIGHLY PUBLICIZED CASE

Here, the client was accused of the murder of the son of an alleged mafia boss. Mr. Kousouros successfully interposed a claim of self-defense, despite evidence that the victim was shot in his back.

SECURED ACQUITTAL ON TOP MURDER CHARGES IN SCORES MURDER TRIAL

After a two-year long search for the defendants — during which investigators tracked them to and from several countries and back to the Bronx — the case was finally brought to trial in New York County. After a six-week trial, the client was acquitted of the murder charges.

ACQUITTAL OF MURDER CHARGES DESPITE DETAILED SIGNED CONFESSION

In this case, Mr. Kousouros secured the services of an expert to prove that his client could not have authored or understood the alleged written confession because he was dyslexic. Here again, investigation and client interaction was crucial to this successful defense.

ACQUITTAL ON HOMICIDE AND SEPARATE ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGE

In this complicated murder trial involving charges of murder and attempted murder, Mr. Kousouros successfully interposed a self-defense claim to the attempted murder charge, while proving that another unindicted man fired the weapon that caused the death of the murder victim.

ACQUITTAL FOR MAN ACCUSED IN HIGHLY PUBLICIZED CASE OF VEHICULAR HOMICIDE

In this highly publicized and emotionally charged case, the client was accused of driving recklessly and causing the death of two young children. While the police had concluded that no criminal activity was involved, the DA bowed to public pressure and indicted the client for murder. This trial was perhaps the most challenging of Mr. Kousouros’ career because of the emotional impact of the tragic deaths of the two children. Despite scarce evidence of criminality, the testimony of the mothers was emotionally overwhelming for all those in the courtroom. Justice prevailed, however, and the client was acquitted. Read Article (pdf).