Marcia Shein To Speak At National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Conventions

In October, our very own Marcia Shein will be speaking at two different conventions hosted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL). Her first appearance will be on at the NACDL’s 8th Annual Conference titled “Defending The Modern Drug Case.”  This convention is being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on… Read More

Can My Charges Be Reduced?

A common question we receive from clients who are facing criminal charges is, “Can my charges be reduced?” The short answer is yes, it is possible for charges to be reduced or even dropped. However, it bears some further explanation. When criminal charges are brought against you, they are brought by the prosecuting attorney, who… Read More

Why Is My Crime a Federal Offense?

Here in the U.S., most of us live under multiple governmental jurisdictions (local, state and federal), and most crimes are prosecuted in either state or federal court. This can be confusing for the defendant charged with a federal crime. What, exactly, makes your crime a federal offense, rather than a local or state offense? The… Read More

What Are My Plea Options?

“How do you plead?” It’s not just a phrase we hear on popular court television programs. The defendant’s plea to the charges is a pivotal moment in any criminal court case, and can have a profound effect on the outcome. From the moment you are charged, you should be asking an experienced attorney, “What are… Read More