Criminal charges carry serious consequences that can jeopardize both your freedom and livelihood. If this is the first time you have been charged with a crime, you may not be familiar with the process. Our attorneys will review the process with you so there are no surprises.
We never lose sight of the fact that we are here to help the individual. While many attorneys simply strive to collect a fee from a client, our attorneys provide individualized service and are attentive to the needs of our clients on a personal level. We understand that lives are complicated - just because you were charged with a crime, it doesn't make you a "criminal" in our eyes. If you are struggling with alcoholism or substance abuse, we can connect you with the resources you need to get back on track. We truly strive to help you as a person, beyond the charges you face.
We specialize in many areas of defense, including:
Being charged with a crime is one of the most stressful experiences an individual can endure. The potential consequences can be devastating to an individual and their family. From losing driving privileges, a professional license, the ability to earn an income, right to vote, deportation, fines, or the ultimate - losing your freedom, our experienced criminal defense team is acutely aware of these realities.
Our trusted process has led to countless acquittals, dismissals, and most importantly - individuals getting their life back. We know each case is different therefore each case receives the individualized attention it deserves.
It starts with the initial case evaluation. We will meet at the office, over the phone, or go to the jail to get as much information about your case as possible.
If your case has media attention, our team will get to work winning in the court of public opinion.
If you are currently in jail, we will collect the necessary information, evaluate the pre-trial recommendations, and coordinate with family or friends to present the optimal bond reduction argument to the court.
We will give you all the information you need to know regarding the collateral consequences your specific charge may bring. Possibilities include:
In the investigation phase, we will diligently and collaboratively use our over many years of experience to find the flaws in the government's case. During the investigation phase, we will:
Our seasoned trial attorneys aren't afraid of a fight. No matter the issue, our criminal defense team will be prepared to advocate for your rights. Once we have identified a legal issue, we will file the necessary pre-trial motions to get the case dismissed or evidence suppressed. Simply put, law enforcement must follow the Constitution in all aspects of a criminal investigation and we make sure they do.
If after reviewing the evidence, filing evidentiary motions, and exhausting plea negotiations, we are left with no choice but to go to trial. Trials are won in the days, weeks, and months leading up to your one and only day in court. Our lawyers work as if every case is going to trial, which means that we are always prepared.
Sometimes our clients are placed in a no-win situation since their choice is to accept a plea deal or risk facing much harsher penalties if convicted at trial. Our attorneys will do everything in our power to mitigate the punishment for our clients. Some examples include: