As an adjunct to his extensive Civil Rights experience, Mr. Claypool has defended many criminal litigation matters. Many of his criminal cases have stemmed from underlying claims brought by clients for alleged Civil Rights violations. In turn, law enforcement often retaliates by generating questionable criminal charges that Mr. Claypool has defended against such as assault, aggravated battery, domestic violence, evading police, reckless driving, driving while intoxicated, assault with a deadly weapon, attempted murder and solicitation to commit murder.
Mr. Claypool is zealous in his criminal advocacy and is unwavering in his desire and mission to achieve justice for innocent clients. Mr. Claypool has also reviewed many copious homicide investigations affording him a unique perspective into police practices, investigative techniques and forensics. This allows him to implement innovative discovery and trial strategies in the search for justice.