It may have struck you that we utilized the phrase compassionate to describe criminal defense attorneys. That’s because while most criminal attorneys are experts in criminal defense law they should also be deeply concerned about you as a person and if they take your case, they will invest significant amounts of time on your behalf as a person as well as on your legal case. Most criminal defense lawyers don’t just want to win in court, they also want you to be left in a position to defend your reputation and to put your life back together.
You criminal attorney should desire that you conclude the criminal case as a tougher person. You should hire an attorney with the experience of having successfully represented people who have been charged with every type of felony and then restored their reputation in the community and helped them to put their lives back together. So rest assured that even though your case is unique the lawyer you hire has been there before.
If you are facing felony charges it’s serious business and you need a criminal defense attorney with a commitment to go the extra yard in fighting for individuals charged with offenses ranging from DUI and drug crimes to even more serious felonies like rape and murder. The attorney you choose must have the resources to investigate all aspects of the accusation, from the point of police suspicion, to the police gathering and handling of the evidence, and finally to your arrest and arraignment. There are a lot of questions that he needs the police to answer. Was there probable cause to suspect your potential involvement in this crime? Were your rights in any way violated by the police investigation or initial arrest? Was evidence gathered legally pursuant to the necessary legal search warrants? Was evidence handled properly?
So don’t for a second fear the process of defending yourself in the face of being charged with a felony. The states prosecutor is charged with meeting their burden of proof and our job is to rebut this proof with our own evidence to clear you of what you are charged with. Hire an attorney who will fight for your innocence going forward, never taking a step backward, and will keep fighting on your behalf until we have achieved a successful outcome of your case and a restoration of your good name amongst your family, friends and employer.