Scott County, Missouri Criminal Lawyers

Scott County, MO Criminal Law Attorney
(573) 471-8236 1100 N Main St
Sikeston, MO 63801
Criminal, Business, DWI and Municipal
Mississippi County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(314) 249-0675 114 N Main
Charleston, MO 63834
Criminal, Business, Construction and Family
Mississippi County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(573) 649-9546 200 S Washington St
East Prairie, MO 63845-1528
Criminal, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Dustin L Mayer
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Stoddard County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(573) 624-7876 PO Box 326
130 E Stoddard St.
Dexter, MO 63841
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Columbia
Dustin practices personal injury, criminal defense, workers' compensation and family law in Dexter, Missouri and the surrounding Southeast Missouri counties. Dustin was born and raised in Dexter and attended Southeast Missouri State for his undergraduate degree before attending law school at the University of Missouri - Columbia. Prior to opening his own law office, Dustin worked as the Assistant Prosecutor in Pemiscot where he handled cases ranging from driving while intoxicated to murder in the first degree. While employed in Pemiscot County Dustin was able to try multiple cases before juries. Dustin...
Christopher Lynn Yarbro
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Butler County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 15 years experience
1165 Cherry St
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Criminal, Family, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Christopher L. Yarbro graduated from the University of Missouri - Columbia, School of Law in 2004, achieving honors including the dean’s list for all semesters, CALI award of excellence in the field of modern payment systems, a qualifying candidate for Missouri Law and Policy Review Journal, and recipient of the George I Wallach endowment. He began his practice in Poplar Bluff in 2004, and has tried multiple criminal and civil jury trials. Chris' practice includes medical negligence, products liability, automobile accident, workers compensation and other serious injury cases, as well as criminal defense, family law and general trial...
Kenneth C. McManaman Esq.
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Cape Girardeau County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(573) 335-8522 1028 N Kingshighway
Suite One, Blattner Bldg.
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Criminal, Business, DWI and Education
England, Air University, University of Virginia School of Law, Naval War College, University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law and Naval War College
Matthew B. Ferrell
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Cape Girardeau County, MO Criminal Law Attorney
(573) 335-3300 212 North Main Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Personal Injury
University of Missouri - Columbia
Wendell L. Hoskins II
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Pemiscot County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(573) 333-2600 404 Ward Avenue
Post Office Box 1115
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Criminal, Agricultural, Business and Insurance Claims
University of Mississippi
Wendell L. Hoskins II practices primarily in the fields of agricultural law and civil litigation, crop insurance claims law and criminal defense for crop insurance fraud. He is a graduate of the University of Mississippi School of Law. He is licensed in the state courts of Arkansas, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee, in eight federal district courts and in the federal Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Eighth Circuits. His reported cases include Pelzer v. ARMtech (E.D. Ark. 2013); Fullerton v Fullerton (Mo. App. S.D. 2012); Hensley v. Shelter Mutual Insurance Company (Mo. App. S.D. 2007); and Morrison v....
Robert Smith
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Butler County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(573) 686-1141 502 Vine Street
Suite 2
Poplar Bluff, MO 63901
Free ConsultationCriminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Gonzaga University School of Law and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Cape Girardeau County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(573) 339-1880 1930 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Criminal, Business, Divorce and Family
Dunklin County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(573) 276-2261 100 W. Main St.
Malden, MO 63863
Criminal, Estate Planning and Real Estate
Sara L. Marler
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(573) 747-4573 406 East Karsch Blvd.
Farmington, MO 63640
Saint Francois County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Family and Traffic Tickets
New England Law | Boston
After completing her undergraduate degree at Maryville University - St. Louis, law school took Sara Marler to Boston. She attended New England University Law School, where she graduated cum laude and Top 10% of her class. It was Sara's sense of hometown and community that brought her back to Southeast Missouri.

A respected attorney once told her "Caring makes this job hard, but caring is what makes you good at what you do," and she's kept those impactful words with her over the last 15 years of her career. Sara is a compassionate advocate, having been the voice of children,...
Scott J Schrum
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(573) 747-4573 406 East Karsch Blvd.
Farmington, MO 63640
Saint Francois County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and Workers' Comp
Saint Louis University School of Law
Scott Schrum is a life-long resident of Southeast Missouri. He was born and raised in Iron and Washington Counties. Before becoming an attorney, Scott worked in his family's construction business pouring concrete. He successfully managed his family’s business for over ten years.

Scott is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Law. He is licensed to practice law in Missouri, Arkansas, and Alaska. He began his legal career practicing workers’ compensation, personal injury, and chapter 7 bankruptcy. He is now a Partner at Marler Schrum Law and handles a wide variety of legal issues including family matters, workers' compensation, personal...
M. Blake Dudley
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Saint Francois County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(573) 701-0050 P.O. Box 996
124 North Jackson St
Farmington, MO 63640
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family, Social Security Disability and Workers' Comp
University of Missouri - Columbia
20+ years experience providing honest straight answers to emotional legal questions, with the fight to follow through in the courtroom.

I attended the University of Kansas, earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Psychology in 1992. I attended the University of Missouri at Columbia Law School earning my Juris Doctorate in 1995. I was licensed to practice law in October of 1995.

On December 28, 1995, I was appointed an Assistant Prosecuting Attorney of St. Francois County, Missouri becoming First Assistant in 1998. During my time as an assistant prosecuting attorney I volunteered to serve as a...
Ramona A Gau
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(573) 747-4573 406 East Karsch Blvd.
Farmington, MO 63640
Saint Francois County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Criminal, DWI, Probate and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Columbia
Ramona Gau graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hannibal LaGrange University. It was actually a very specific, negative incident during her time that helped her make the decision between being a police officer and being a lawyer. Seeking to live out the concept her dear Mother instilled in her, that if "you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life", Ramona went on to the University of Missouri- Columbia Law School. There she had the distinguished honor of placing in the Moot Court Top 10.

Because she understands that attorneys typically meet people going through especially hard...
Renee Anne Murphy
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Saint Francois County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 36 years experience
(573) 756-5400 601 N Washington St
Farmington, MO 63640
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Washington University School of Law
Renee Murphy is dedicated to providing quality representation for her clients. We handle all traffic, DWI and license cases, and all serious felonies. We also handle divorce, custody, paternity, guardianship,grandparents rights and adoptions. If you have been injured in a car accident,we can help.
Ripley County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(573) 996-3814 118 Washington St
Doniphan, MO 63935
Criminal, Business, DWI and Estate Planning
Wayne County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(573) 223-4247 1401 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Piedmont, MO 63957
Criminal, Business and Family
Sainte Genevieve County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
21804 Highway 32
Po Box 71
Ste Genevieve, MO 63670-8810
Criminal
Sainte Genevieve County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(573) 303-3015 705 Sainte Genevieve Drive
Sainte Genevieve, MO 63670
Criminal, Family, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Iron County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(573) 546-5400 128 West Russell St
Ironton, MO 63650-1313
Criminal and DWI
Joseph Harvath
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Saint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(314) 827-6222 8821 Manchester Road
Brentwood, MO 63144
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Saint Louis University School of Law
Whether it is representation in a legal matter or just some legal advice, The JMH Law Firm, LLC is here to help. Although specializing in criminal defense, The JMH Law Firm Criminal Defense Attorney can help you with any sort of legal issue which may arise, including felony and misdemeanor charges, traffic tickets, personal injury, or any other legal concern which you may have. Call today to speak with an Experienced St. Louis Criminal Defense Lawyer with Offices in St. Charles and St. Louis, Missouri.
Mrs. Shelly Renee' Reece
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Greene County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(417) 881-0881 2202 W Chesterfield Blvd, Ste 200
Springfield, MO 65807
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Oklahoma City University School of Law
WELCOME TO REECE FAMILY LAW, LLC
DEFENDING YOUR FAMILY
My name is Shelly Reneé Reece and I have been an attorney in Springfield, MO and the Southwest Missouri area since 1998. As a wife and mother of two children, I understand your family is the most important aspect of your life. I know you are going through a difficult time. You have made the right decision to seek legal advice and our family law, criminal defense, and estate planning lawyer teams look forward to assisting you through your legal matter. Our attorneys and staff will strive to give...
Ross Nigro
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Jackson County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(816) 753-4830 606 W. 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
Ross C. Nigro, Jr., graduated from the University of Kansas with bachelor's degrees in Political Science and History. Mr. Nigro obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri, Kansas City - School of Law. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Nigro worked as a law clerk with the Sixteenth Judicial Circuit of Missouri in Jackson County, Missouri. Mr. Nigro then went on to work as an Assistant Jackson County Counselor handling county prosecutions and civil rights violations. Since 1997, Mr. Nigro has been in private practice, where he has concentrated his practice in the criminal...
Jason Korner
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Saint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(314) 409-2659 7911 Forsyth Boulevard
Suite 300
Saint Louis, MO 63105
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and White Collar Crime
Saint Louis University
Jason Korner provides high level criminal and DWI defense to clients in the St. Louis area and throughout Missouri. Although Mr. Korner defends all criminal cases, he specializes in the defense of Sex Crimes, DWI Offenses, and Federal Crimes. The best results in criminal defense are achieved through investigation and preparation of cases. Mr. Korner believes in fighting cases for his clients. Call today to speak with Mr. Korner so he can begin the investigation and preparation for your case.
Kevin P Wichman
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Jackson County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(816) 787-1529 1001 Westport Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Ave Maria School of Law
It is a privilege and a passion for me to serve clients throughout the Kansas City metro who deserve thorough and principled legal representation for criminal defense and traffic matters. People make mistakes. Whether they are charged with drugs, violent crimes, traffic tickets or a DUI, they still deserve proper representation in an often confusing legal system. The Kansas City metro is home to multiple courts, cities, counties, state, and federal jurisdictions. Knowing these systems well helps me to help clients effectively. Through my firm, The Wichman Law Firm with offices in Kansas City,...
Kristen Thurmond
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Jackson County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(816) 895-2858 204 West Linwood Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111
Criminal, Animal, Family and Juvenile
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
As a legal professional, Kristen Thurmond helps her clients understand the process as much as she advocates for them. Her law firm focuses on family, criminal, and animal matters.

Family law matters include divorces, changing or modifying custody orders, child support issues, child custody issues, and paternity actions. Kristen helps her clients be prepared for the legal issues that come during emotional times when family dynamics are changing.

Animal matters are an area of law that is growing. Pet owners find themselves facing fines and possible jail time. If you're a pet owner and find yourself facing some sort of legal problem,...
Mr. Thomas SanFilippo
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Saint Louis City County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(314) 669-5752 211 N. Broadway
Suite 2323
St. Louis, MO 63102
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DWI and Personal Injury
Saint Louis University School of Law
Thomas SanFilippo is the founder and principal of our law firm. He is an attorney at law, business owner, and proud St. Louis native. He is dedicated to his clients, the legal profession, and the St. Louis community. Thomas received a B.S. from the University of Miami and his J.D. from Saint Louis University School of Law. Mr. SanFilippo represents clients across the region in both state and federal court. Thomas is a supporter of the St. Louis Sports Commission, Best Buddies International, Children of Africa Fund for Social Mobility (CAFSM), Radio Arts Foundation, and the National Blues Museum....
Richard C Simons
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Jackson County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(816) 398-8772 6301 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131
Free ConsultationCriminal, Animal, DWI and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Born in Kansas City, Missouri
Raised in Richmond and Kearney, Missouri
Graduated Suma Cum Laude from William Jewel College in Liberty Missouri
Graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City-School of law
Numerous Dean’s List and Honors in Academic Career
Multiple Awards
Practicing law for over 10 years
Licensed in Missouri and Oklahoma.
Regional Kansas City, Missouri attorney; situated in historic “Rockhill Ridge” Brookside community specialized in amending traffic tickets in the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan area
John C. Burns
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Saint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(314) 863-1117 1505 S Big Bend Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63117
Criminal, Business, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
Saint Louis University
Experienced Attorney with a demonstrated history of working in tort and contract litigation at the State and Federal levels. Skilled in Legal Research, Personal Injury Law, Employment Law, Workers Compensation, Media Relations, Journalism, and Civil Rights Law. Graduated from Saint Louis University School of Law.
Timothy M Starosta
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Clay County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(816) 399-5733 118 N. Conistor Lane, Suite B #317
Liberty, MO 64068
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Tulsa College of Law
The Starosta Law Firm, LLC is dedicated to representing clients with aggressive and effective representation. For a free, no-obligation consultation, please call 816-399-5733.
Kim Benjamin
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Cass County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(816) 322-8008 8427 Clint DRive
Belton, MO 64012
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
The George Washington University Law School
As the owner of the Missouri DWI & Criminal Law Center at the Benjamin Law Firm, LLC, I manage an amazing team of lawyers who focus on criminal and DWI defense, while also collaborating with a team of lawyers on personal injury and nursing home abuse and neglect cases.

I have extensive trial experience with more than 200 trials, including dozens of jury trials, and have not lost a trial in over 10 years. I enjoy mentoring and training other lawyers in trial skills - those on the team at Benjamin Law Firm in addition to lawyers across...
John C. Schleiffarth
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(314) 561-9690 75 West Lockwood Avenue
Suite 222
St. Louis, MO 63119
Free ConsultationSaint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer
Criminal, DWI, Domestic Violence and White Collar Crime
Barry University
John Schleiffarth practices criminal defense law in the Saint Louis area. He represents clients charged with serious criminal charges in both state and federal court. He is a member of the Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the National College of DUI/DWI Defense, the National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, and an active member of the Bar Association of Metropolitan Saint Louis. He believes that every client deserves a bold and aggressive defense. He will fight to protect your rights. When not practicing law, John enjoys spending time with his family and the outdoors. He is a snowboarder and a...
Eric L. Boehmer
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Saint Charles County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(636) 896-4020 1603 Boones Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Columbia
Eric Boehmer is an attorney with the experience, confidence and knowledge to deal with the authorities when it comes to defending individuals against criminal charges and defending your rights. Eric’s passion is the courtroom and trying cases. He has tried numerous Judge and Jury trials with an extremely high success rate. He has multiple acquittals in Class A felony jury trials as well as many lower level felony and misdemeanors. Eric’s proven track record and attention to detail in working for his clients has earned him a well deserved reputation as a successful attorney.
Anthony J Muhlenkamp
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Saint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(314) 499-7255 8008 Carondelet Ave.
Ste. #102
St. Louis, MO 63105
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DWI and Domestic Violence
Southwestern University School of Law
I am a criminal defense attorney. That is all that I do. I do not dabble in other areas of law. I solely practice criminal defense. Whether your case requires a jury trial, plea negotiations, or appellate advocacy, I have done all of these things effectively and continue to do them on a daily basis. Criminal charges have serious consequences that can follow a person for life. I strive to have a close connection with all of my clients to ensure that they feel comfortable and are always...
John M. Lynch
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Saint Louis County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer
(314) 726-9999 7777 Bonhomme Ave
#1200
Clayton, MO 63105
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
Saint Louis University School of Law
Attorney John M. Lynch has over eight years of law enforcement experience as a police investigator and federal drug task force agent. Paired with his legal degree from St. Louis University School of Law, Mr. Lynch provides a unique and candid perspective for people charged with a full range of criminal activities. His practice includes federal criminal defense, DUI/DWI defense, drug possession defense and white-collar crime defense. Attorney Lynch was Invited to speak at Washington University regarding gun ownership rights and the associated legislative process. As a repeat lecturer, Attorney Lynch's keen Insight into the Second Amendment and how...
Preston L Jones
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Clay County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(816) 873-5534 1201 NW Briarcliff Pkwy
Second Floor
Kansas City, MO 64116
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI and Immigration
SMU Dedman School of Law
I practice criminal defense, and immigration law. I represent criminal defendants in cases at the state and federal level involving DWI, assault, drug offenses, theft, and sexual offenses. My expertise encompasses all areas of immigration law, with special focus on deportation defense, family immigration, appeals and federal court litigation.

I am highly experienced in counseling immigrants and criminal defense attorneys about the immigration consequences of criminal activity. This sets me apart from most criminal defense attorneys, who have a very limited understanding of the immigration consequences for their clients.

Jerry L. Wallentine Jr.
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Johnson County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer
(816) 470-0255 2600 Grand Blvd
Suite 550
Kansas City, MO 66061
Free ConsultationCriminal, Civil Rights, DWI and Family
University of Kansas School of Law
Attorney Jerry Wallentine provides representation for clients throughout Olathe who need assistance with a personal injury related matter, family law case or DUI offense. If you would like to speak with an experienced legal advocate regarding the best possible approach to your offense then you should call the firm at 816-470-0255 today.
Jason Fallen
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Greene County, MO Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(417) 942-1800 2906 S. Campbell Ave
Springfield, MO 65807
Free ConsultationCriminal, DWI, Personal Injury and Traffic Tickets
University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law
Jason practiced in the Kansas City metro area from 2008 to 2015, then moved back to Springfield, MO. He has extensive experience with traffic law.
Randy Anglen
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Taney County, MO Criminal Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(417) 335-2685 P.O. Box 1562
Branson, MO 65615
Free ConsultationCriminal, Family and Personal Injury
University of Kansas
Practicing law in SW Missouri and NW Arkansas since 1991. I have a general litigation practice - family law, criminal law, auto accidents, civil litigation. I have tried hundreds of bench trials and several jury trials. I provide experience, aggressive legal representation. I served as Hollister, Mo. municipal judge for 21 years, through November, 2014. Call for a free initial consultation - 417-335-2685
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Scott County Criminal Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

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Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.