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Criminal Defense

As part of my Criminal Defense practice, I handle a wide variety of misdemeanor and felony cases.  As a result, I don’t include all of those types of cases here, but I’ve included the most frequently occurring.

How Can I Help?

Below, you’ll find three primary areas where people are typically looking for answers.  The first deals with the general Criminal Defense process and how the whole system works – this is an “Overview” section.  The middle of these areas deals with various information on specific charges, such as DUI, Theft, and Assault charges.  That section contains a list of offenses as well as more information about them.  The last area where most people are looking for answers is in what happens after a conviction.  This “Post-Conviction Relief” area covers options like like factual innocence petitions, expungements, early probation termination, certificates of rehabilitation, pardons, etc.

Overview Of The Criminal Defense Process

Generally, a criminal defense case is broken down into a number of stages. Click on each link for an overview of what happens at each stage.



Preliminary Hearing (Felonies Only)


Jury (or Bench) Trial

What Types of Criminal Defense Case Do I Handle?

Here’s a list of some of the different types of cases which I handle.  Not all case types are listed, so if you don’t see yours, give me a call.

Drug Offenses

Driving Under The Influence (DUI)

Public Intoxication

Dry Reckless Driving

Wet Reckless Driving

Theft Offenses

3-Strikes Offenses

Assault & Battery

Criminal Threats

Domestic Violence


Post-Conviction Relief Options

If you’re interested in terminating your probation early, filing for expungement, or some other form of post-conviction relief, I offer a variety of service that fall into that category as well.


Early Termination of Probation

17(b) Motions

Factual Innocence Petitions

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