Federal criminal defense is an entirely different realm than defending a client against criminal charges in the State court system. Since attorneys with many years of practice have never set foot in a Federal Courthouse, they are not likely to have the experience and skills to provide competent criminal defense for clients facing Federal criminal charges. Given that the penalties for Federal convictions tend to be much more severe than those issued in the state court systems, hiring a law firm, such as Gonzalez Legal Associates, P.C., that has attorneys with extensive experience defending clients against Federal criminal charges is essential.
The Differences between Federal Criminal Defense and State Criminal Defense
Since Federal crimes are prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office, your Federal criminal defense attorney needs to have the education, knowledge, and skills to counter a courtroom strategy devised by some of the best legal minds in the country. Additionally, the rules of evidence and procedure are significantly different in Federal cases when compared to criminal cases prosecuted by the State. Furthermore, Federal criminal cases tend to be much more complex to litigate than State level cases because of the amount of evidence and these cases often involve situations that occurred in two or more states.
Our Federal Criminal Defense Expertise Offers the Best Chance for Acquittal
The founder of our firm, Carlos Gonzalez, received his Juris Doctor from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, with a concentration in Federal Law and Constitutional Law. He has successfully defended clients in the Eastern and Southern District Federal Courts, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, as well in other Federal courtrooms throughout the country. Mr.Gonzalez acted as defense counsel for the “Biggest Drug Bust in the History of Westchester Count,” a case highly publicized in the local media, where he secures a sentence of time served for his client after only six months of detention.
Our ofﬁce has handled many Criminal and Civil Federal matters throughout the United States. Our law firm stands prepared to handle any type of criminal charge ranging from Federal drug trafficking offenses to white collar SEC and IRS charges.
If you face Federal criminal charges, contact Gonzalez Legal Associates, P.C. today at (212) 405-2234 to start planning the most robust Federal criminal defense possible.