Oxnard Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers
Experienced Federal Criminal Lawyers Protecting the Rights of Successful Individual and Corporate Clients Nationwide
Are you a thriving entrepreneur or professional who is being punished for your success? As an accomplished businessperson, you have dedicated years to establishing your company, improving the lives of your customers and employees, and contributing positively to your community. You never intended to violate any law or regulation, yet federal authorities are jeopardizing everything you have built. Are they targeting you because of your accomplishments and hard work compared to others?
At Spodek Law Group, P.C., we understand that successful individuals and companies face increased scrutiny, but we believe that no one should sacrifice their legal rights due to their achievements. For this reason, we have formed the A-Team of White Collar Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys dedicated to defending our clients’ rights when facing investigations or criminal prosecutions.
Our assertive team of experienced federal defense attorneys works quickly to identify the reason for the investigation or subpoena and examines your situation to develop a custom-tailored strategy focused on protecting your rights, reputation, and freedom. Our principal practice focuses exclusively on federal defense so that we are well-versed in the legal issues affecting our clients. We strive to continually remain abreast of DoJ initiatives, precedential case decisions, and any developing factors essential to our practice’s continued success.
We draw from experience as former trial lawyers and prosecutors with the DOJ and U.S. Attorney’s Office to deliver proper representation anticipating a prosecutor’s strategies throughout investigations and trials. We pride ourselves on the ability to proactively assert defenses to mitigate our clients’ risk of a conviction and sentencing at trial, having handled thousands of federal investigations and trials during our lengthy careers as federal criminal attorneys.
When you hire a federal criminal attorney from Spodek Law Group, P.C., you are exclusively represented by senior attorneys whose experience tailors towards building collative defenses while strategically and aggressively fighting against consequences associated with allegations.
Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys Protecting Clients Against White-Collar Offenses
Our extensive federal criminal defense practice represents individual and corporate clients accused of serious white-collar offenses ranging from fraud, drug crimes to financial crimes. Our clients comprise executives, political officials, healthcare providers, and other licensed professionals as well as small business owners, public figures, and multinational corporations facing related charges under various federal agencies and task forces.
While a broad array of allegations can lead to federal criminal cases requiring the defense we offer, certain charges are more common as they attract considerable government scrutiny-inducing greater pressure for a pinpoint legal approach that delivers results. Some of these charges include:
Bank Fraud – 18 U.S. Code § 1344
Healthcare Fraud – 18 U.S. Code § 1347
Insurance Fraud – 18 U.S.C. § 1033
Mail Fraud and Wire Fraud – 18 U.S. Code § 1343
Mortgage Fraud – 18 U.S.C. § 1343
Securities Fraud – 18 U.S. Code § 1348
Intellectual Property Theft – 18 U.S.C. § 1832, 18 U.S.C. § 2320, 18 U.S.C. § 2319, 18 U.S.C. § 1343, 18 U.S.C. § 1028A, 18 U.S.C. § 1831
Money Laundering – 18 U.S.C. § 1956, 18 U.S.C. § 1957
Tax Evasion – 26 U.S.C. § 7201
Public Corruption and Bribery – 18 U.S.C. § 201
Theft of Government Property
Drug Crimes 21 U.S.C. § 841 et seq.
Attempt – 18 U.S.C. § 1113, 18 U.S. Code § 1349, 21 U.S.C. § 846, 26 U.S.C. § 7201, 18 U.S.C. § 201
Conspiracy – 18 U.S. Code § 371
Potential Issues in Federal Criminal Defense Cases
Owing to the complexity of federal cases, you might experience issues that compromise your civil liberties or threaten your constitutional rights during prosecution. Early identification and proper legal representation employing effective response tactics optimally minimize the case implications. Common potential case complications include:
Federal agents and prosecutors operate within boundaries defined by the US Constitution, meaning they have limits on their investigative process. Any violations of individual or business constitutional rights can result in illegally obtained evidence, which might be deemed inadmissible. Nevertheless, to avoid convictions based on unlawfully accessed evidence, defendants require experienced defense attorneys to navigate such situations effectively.
Conspiracy provisions are among the government’s most potent tools in investigations and prosecutions insomuch as a suspect need not commit any criminal offense to face substantial fines and imprisonment. A formal informal agreement to commit crimes resulting in a co-conspirator executing an overt act toward a federal crime warrants prosecution in federal court.
Federal law allows charging attempted offenses if there is insufficient evidence to warrant completed criminal offenses. Since these types of charges carry similar penalties to their completed counterparts, those targeted for investigation must undoubtedly avoid exposing themselves to possible accusations through ill-advised defense strategies.
Aside from specific substantive offenses attracting allegations under other acts taken in furtherance of, or in connection with that offense, can also lead to additional charges. You might thus face unrelated charges alongside connected crimes such as mail fraud, wire fraud, and money laundering charges typically accompanying other federal charges.
Confidential Informant or Co-Conspirator Testimony
Testimony obtained from a third-party expected to have your interests at heart could result in testimony against you when they have a vested interest in the case outcome.
Although judges make final sentencing determinations, both prosecutors and judges primarily rely on Federal Sentencing Guidelines to determine penalties resulting from criminal convictions. Federal criminal defense attorneys possessing significant experience with the guidelines’ technicalities can mitigate clients’ sentences’ consequences legally.
Potential Penalties in Federal Criminal Defense Cases
The cost of adverse criminal conviction results in severe legal and financial penalties, making Spodek Law Group, P.C’s legal representation an excellent choice. Federal imprisonment minimum terms are always several years for serious crimes, with cases involving more counts and charges warranting a decade-long prison term. Fines accompanying federal criminal convictionscan range from a few thousand dollars to millions of dollars or more, significantly impacting personal and business finances. Restitution to victims, recoupments, and other financial penalties can add up, and certain crimes may result in specific statutory penalties such as the Medicare/Medicaid exclusion for healthcare fraud. Other penalties might include loss of eligibility for DEA or SEC registration.
Thus, it is crucial to retain the federal criminal attorneys to provide you with excellent legal representation against any allegations that might arise. At Spodek Law Group, P.C., we have the required experience and expertise to navigate federal criminal defense cases successfully. Contact us today to speak with an experienced federal criminal defense attorney about protecting your rights and defending your freedom.
Oxnard Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers
If you’re accused of a crime, contact our Oxnard Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers today for a risk free consultation. Our Oxnard Federal Criminal Defense Lawyers have over 50 years of combined experience, and can work nationwide on your case. We understand how to tackle difficult situations.