In representing clients, I always take the approach to represent a client the way I... more
In representing clients, I always take the approach to represent a client the way I would want to be represented in his or her situation. I always evaluate, research, investigate and zealously defend a case as the client requests as long as it complies with my ethical duties. Frequently, I compare the attorney-client relationship to that of a taxi cab driver-passenger relationship. The taxi... view profile
Mark is the Public Defender of Cattaraugus County. He has handled thousands of cases... more
Mark is the Public Defender of Cattaraugus County. He has handled thousands of cases including murder, rape, robbery, burglary, assault and drug cases. He has tried serious felony trials to verdict with acquitals in murder, rape, burglary, felony drug possession, child sex abuse and assault cases. With an acquital rate of better than 80%, Mark is not afraid to try the toughest of cases. He ... view profile
Mr. LaMancuso was born and raised in Western New York and he practices in Lewis &... more
Mr. LaMancuso was born and raised in Western New York and he practices in Lewis & Lewis' Jamestown, Olean, and Buffalo offices. Mr. LaMancuso is committed to living and working in Western New York and ensuring that the people of our community have a thoughtful and tenacious advocate they can turn to when faced with a difficult legal problem. Mr. LaMancuso focuses his practice in the areas of ... 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.
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