How to select a criminal defense attorney.

Steven John Topazio

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The defense attorney must ethically and actively defend his client.

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The defense attorney must present all options to his client with recommendations and professional opinions.

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The defense attorney must prepare his client completely for each step in the legal process.

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The defense attorney must review all possible defense scenarios and interview all witnesses and review evidence in support of the client's case.

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The defense attorney must develop a theme to the defense. The theme is composed of a powerful defense strategy and a course of action to present reasonable doubt or otherwise minimize exposure or punishments.

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