I grew up in Western New York watching my father help people accused of crimes. I... more
I grew up in Western New York watching my father help people accused of crimes. I was able to sit in with my father on jury trials while I served as his law clerk prior to going to law school. That experience assured me that criminal law was something I was cut out to do. I moved out to California in 2003 to attend law school and never looked back. Over the past nine years, I have... view profile
I was born and raised in the State of Washington, and later moved to Southern... more
I was born and raised in the State of Washington, and later moved to Southern California, where I attended law school on a full scholarship. During law school, I earned the Witkin Award for Excellence in Advocacy for my skills in written and oral argument and I was on the Honor Roll. In addition to graduating in the top 10 percent of my class, I tutored other law students, helping them achieve... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.