If you are accused of a federal crime of any sort, it will require the skills of a highly professional, accomplished Cincinnati federal crime lawyer to create a compelling and well-crafted defense case to present in federal court. Although there are many criminal defense lawyers to choose from, what type of experience should you look for?
Only an attorney who is admitted to practice at the federal level, as our legal team at our firm, Gounaris Abboud, LPA, will understand the intricacies of federal law and courtroom procedures. Additionally, you want a legal team that has a proven record specifically at the federal level. Federal sentencing guidelines allow for the possibility of heavy penalties that can be extremely tough on you and your family, in some cases for many decades to come. Whether you are charged with a drug offense, conspiracy, a gun violation, an internet sex crime, a white collar crime or another federal offense, your rights are going to be need to be safeguarded by an attorney who has favorably resolved such cases in the past. This is particularly true in Cincinnati where the violent crime index is significantly higher than many U.S. cities.
The city of Cincinnati has over 290,000 people, making it the third largest city in Ohio. The Cincinnati metropolitan area has a population of 2.1 million. As previously mentioned, the crime rate in Cincinnati is very high. The crime index of the city is 2, meaning that it is safer than 2% of the cities in the U.S. Cities are ranked on a scale of 1 to 100, with 100 being the safest. In one year, there were a total of nearly 24,000 crimes committed in the city: 3,000 violent crimes and 20,000 property crimes. The national median for violent crimes in the country is 3.9 crimes per 1,000 residents. As to Cincinnati, there are 10.4 crimes per 1,000 residents. The property crime comparison is 70 crimes per 1,000 residents in Cincinnati and 29.1 crimes per 1,000 residents in the U.S.
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We welcome you to our legal practice. Over the past three decades we have assisted countless people to overcome the criminal charges against them, including clients who are under investigation for or indicted on federal charges. While federal prosecutors do regularly obtain convictions, there are also many ways in which a favorable outcome can be possible in your case. It requires, however, an attorney who keeps up-to-date on the latest developments in federal criminal defense to prepare and execute an effective defense strategy. The first action is a full analysis of the evidence against you to help us to determine the best course of action for your defense.
Our legal team is comprised of former prosecutors and judges who use their knowledge to develop strategies designed to obtain a positive conclusion to your case. Our firm is "Superb" 10/10 ranked by the well-known attorney ranking website Avvo.com. We are also among the small percentage of attorneys distinguished by inclusion in the lists of Ohio Super Lawyers® and Super Lawyers® Rising Stars ℠.
Federal investigators and prosecutors, similar to those on the state level, have specific laws and regulations that must be strictly adhered to in order to be successful at trial. When there has been any rights violation or error in procedure, it can provide us with the opportunity to get your charges dismissed or reduced, or lead to certain evidence being suppressed, which can be a significant advantage at trial. In some cases, if we are involved early in the case, before charges are formally filed, there could be options to avoid being charged. Your constitutional rights may have been violated and this can lead to advantages. You deserve to have an attorney that will fight at every step of the process.
Contact a Cincinnati federal criminal attorney from our firm to get the
type of experience needed to overcome your federal charges.