Criminal Defense

Being arrested and charged with a crime is one of the most stressful and potentially devastating things that a person can experience. I am experienced in handling all types of criminal cases, ranging from low-level misdemeanors to major felonies.  With years of experience practicing criminal law in Indiana, we will work WITH you to prepare your case for trial, and will be there to answer any questions or concerns that may arise along the way. You will be provided with competent legal advice regarding all available options, so that you can make informed decisions regarding how your case will be handled.  I also represent individuals who have been charged or convicted of crimes in the past and are seeking to have their criminal history expunged and/or sealed pursuant to Indiana’s “Second Chance Law”. Call my office today for a free initial consultation.

The potential consequences of jail, loss of employment and a tarnished reputation can not only impact your freedom but haunt you for years to come. If you find yourself in the back of a squad car in handcuffs, it’s time to seek an experienced criminal defense attorney. I have years of experience defending clients charged with misdemeanors or felonies. I am here to ensure that my clients are treated fairly throughout the criminal justice process and to protect your rights and freedom.

From Arraignment to Trial

I work closely with my clients from arraignment to trial. I take the time to explain the nature of the criminal charges, every step of the criminal justice process and keep my clients in the loop as their case develops. I strive to always be available to answer your questions and address any concerns that may come up along the way. This approach helps reduce the stress of the unknown and helps my clients navigate the system as smoothly as possible.

Preparing a Strong Criminal Defense Strategy

Preparing a strong criminal defense strategy is key to an acquittal, reduced charge and reduced sentence. I leave no stone unturned in developing a defense. I will speak to the police, gathers witness statements, uncovers hidden witnesses and thoroughly evaluate the evidence, such as DNA and ballistic reports. I will also provide expert witnesses at trial when needed. I use my honed courtroom skills to present a strong case for the defense before the judge and jury.

I am always upfront and honest with my clients. If the evidence against you is powerful, a plea bargain may be a smart choice. I will work hard and negotiate with the prosecuting attorney for the best deal. At the same time, I will explain the pros and cons of accepting a plea bargain. This way, my clients can make an informed decision.

Juries are unpredictable and the outcome may not be favorable. If you’re unsatisfied with the verdict, I will file for an appeal. I’m experienced in the appellate process and know how to research case law and present a strong argument for appeal before the appellate judge.

If you’ve been charged with a crime, turn to me, an experienced criminal defense attorney, today. Contact my office today for a free consultation.

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