Mark A. Broughton is a Fresno County criminal defense attorney who represents men, women, and juveniles in state and federal court. Mr. Broughton has been licensed to practice law for the past 39 years. He regularly defends people accused of simple misdemeanor DUIs to complex cases such as white collar, gang related matters, and murder charges. He was the chief defense attorney for a 17-attorney criminal defense law firm where he worked exclusively in criminal matters for nearly 15 years. Mr. Broughton is death penalty qualified and is currently on the special circumstances/death penalty panel of attorneys who are appointed to the most serious murder cases by the Fresno County Superior Court. He has handled and tried dozens of murder and manslaughter cases, and has received several not guilty verdicts in murder cases tried by a jury. He has worked with the Northern California Innocence Project and was successful in obtaining the reversal of a conviction in which an innocent 17 year old boy was wrongfully convicted of a double murder who had been sentenced to two Life Without the Possibility of Parole (LWOP) prison terms. His high profile cases have appeared regularly in the media and on television programs such as The History Channel’s "Gangland."