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Attorney Brandon Hudson's Client Gets Acquitted in Hatchet Murder Case

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An attorney from Daniel & Hudson provided aggressive defense for a man who was charged with murder for killing his roommate with a hatchet. The effective legal representation resulted in a not guilty verdict for the man, who claimed self-defense.

SAN ANTONIO, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fox 29 and San Antonio Express-News recently reported on a case in which a defendant represented by San Antonio Criminal Defense Attorney Brandon T. Hudson was found not guilty of murder (Case No. 2010CR8998, 437th District Court of Bexar County, Texas). The 49-year-old San Antonio defendant was accused of killing his sleeping roommate with a hatchet, though the defendant claimed that the roommate had tried to rape him and that he killed the man in self-defense, according to the news stories. The Fox 29 news story that covered the case was called "Man acquitted in hatchet murder" and was posted on the news station's website on April 16, 2014. The San Antonio Express-News story was titled "Jury acquits hatchet murder defendant" and was posted on April 15, 2014.

According to the San Antonio Express-News, a jury acquitted Attorney Hudson's client on April 15 after deliberating for approximately five-and-a-half hours. Before reaching the verdict, the jury listened again to 911 call that the defendant had made following his 53-year-old roommate's death, which occurred in June 2010. As part of his client's defense, Attorney Hudson pointed out the fact that the defendant had a stab wound in his leg on the day of the killing. Prior to the acquittal, the defendant had been in jail, waiting for a trial in jail, for almost four years.

Attorney Hudson is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer who is certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization in criminal law, which means that he is a specialist in his field. Mr. Hudson has comprehensive knowledge of the criminal justice system, considering that he has experience practicing law as both a defense attorney and a prosecutor. Prior to working in criminal defense, he was a First Chair Felony Prosecutor in various counties throughout the state of Texas. The lawyer has experience handling some of the most serious criminal cases, including death penalty cases.

Mr. Hudson has received various professional honors throughout his career. He was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® list for the year of 2014, he was selected for inclusion in the Super Lawyers® Rising Stars? list for the years of 2012 and 2013, and he was recognized as one of San Antonio's Best Criminal Defense Lawyers for four years in row. He has also earned a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating. Attorney Hudson has been licensed to practice law in Texas since 1998.

Daniel & Hudson offers aggressive defense for clients who are accused of all types of crimes. The law firm provides defense for drug crimes, violent crimes, theft crimes, white collar crimes, sex crimes and much more. The firm's attorneys have more than four decades of collective experience from which their clients can benefit. More information about Daniel & Hudson can be found at

Daniel & Hudson
1815 San Pedro Ave San Antonio, TX 78212
(210) 222-2297

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