In many ways, the important aspects of a criminal trial take place before a trial even begins. A thorough, independent investigation, assessment of pretrial motions and the development of a case theory all affect the eventual outcomes of trials.
With careful preparation and exceptional legal acumen, Jones, Skelton & Hochuli criminal defense attorneys position their clients and their cases for success in criminal litigation. Our attorneys have extensive experience representing both individual and corporate clients in all types of criminal cases, including white-collar crimes and felony and misdemeanor cases as well as city, county, state and federal regulatory and licensing enforcement cases. We also serve clients as victim or witness advocates in an array of felony and misdemeanor matters.
To address the precise issues each client confronts, our criminal defense attorneys are adept at tailoring defense strategies to a client’s specific needs. We offer skilled and experienced criminal defense representation in areas including:
- Property crimes
- DUI charges
- Violent crimes
- Drug crimes
- Harassment orders of protection and injunctions
- White-collar crimes
At a time when both state and federal prosecuting agencies continue to target companies and employees in criminal investigations, our lawyers are also well-equipped to assist clients in assuring compliance with complex state and federal laws and regulations. Helping clients assess their liabilities and risk and helping them implement strategies to reduce and manage their risks are other important services we offer.
In addition to legal counsel, we help clients manage the serious and often costly fallout of criminal charges. This often includes public relations and media management. Our attorneys have appeared as experts in high-profile cases on national television broadcasts and channels, including Dateline NBC, 48 Hours,20/20,Inside Edition, Hard Copy, HLN and Court TV.