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Coeur d'Alene Criminal Defense Attorney

Every person who is accused of a crime deserves a solid criminal defense. An essential part of any effective defense is to retain an experienced and effective criminal defense attorney.

In my more than 35 years as a lawyer, I have represented hundreds of clients in court. I have worked as a prosecutor, defense attorney, judge pro tem and court commissioner. Because of this, I have a full understanding of the criminal process and the strategies with which I can most effectively represent my clients to limit, or eliminate, any criminal penalties they face.

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Retain my services, and I can represent you effectively in these and other matters:

  • Drunk driving: A conviction for DUI/DWI can result in a stiff fine, sharply higher insurance premiums and the loss of your driver's license. You may even go to jail. I can help you soften the blow of a drunk driving charge.
  • Vehicular homicide: In fatal motor vehicle accidents involving alcohol, a prosecutor may charge the individual who had been drinking with a DUI/DWI or vehicular manslaughter even if that person was not at fault and the accident was unavoidable. Charges may be filed against a driver who is involved in an accident that results in the death of another individual. I assist clients in defending against vehicular homicide charges.
  • Crimes of violence: People charged with domestic violence, assault and other violent crimes need the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Assault crimes can be either misdemeanors or felonies, depending upon the seriousness of the allegations. A felony conviction can mean months or even years in prison. Even a conviction for misdemeanor domestic violence can result in the loss of the privilege to own or possess firearms. I represent clients in defending against all violent crime charges.
  • Property crimes: If you are charged with theft, shoplifting, fraud, identity theft or credit card fraud, you need competent, experienced representation from a criminal defense lawyer. I represent clients accused of shoplifting, embezzlement, vandalizing property, stealing property or credit and other property crimes.

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Why should you hire me as your criminal defense lawyer? Because I have more than 35 years of experience in the courtroom. If you see a doctor, you want him or her to have more than a medical degree. You also want the doctor to have years of valuable experience treating patients. My extensive experience helping criminal defendants seek acquittals and/or lowered penalties is a significant advantage to any client who is accused of a crime in northern Idaho. I have also worked as a prosecutor.

To discuss your arrest and your options for a legal defense with an experienced and effective Coeur d'Alene criminal defense lawyer, contact me online or by calling 208-228-0191. My office is in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.

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