It is the Americans' constitutional right to have criminal defense attorneys and to receive an effective representation in criminal court.
Criminal defense practice involves administrative, trial, and appellate practice.
When researching for a lawyer to defend your liberty one must look for some attributes such as: integrity, expertise, responsiveness, legal ethics, professional responsibility, problem-solving skills, and cost-effectiveness.
Also, a professional who can provide zealous, client-centered representation and who is well-respected and admired in the legal community.
When assessing a criminal case and conducting a trial it is important for a defense attorney to know and have good relationship with the local judges, prosecutors, and law enforcement officers, effective collaborating and working as part of a team. Someone who finds it easy dealing with clients, courts, interviewing witnesses, conducting fact investigation, plea negotiations, working with experts, suppression motions, and trials.
It is important to select a lawyer who concentrates, focus and have a special knowledge in the particular area of criminal defense law you have been accused of participating or committing.
Types of common crimes committed in the US:
Child molestation including child sexual abuse
Computer sex crimes
Domestic abuse/child abuse
Intellectual property fraud
Public sexual indecency/lewd acts
Sarbanes-Oxley Act violations
White collar theft
Criminal defense lawyers defend individuals who have committed a crime and those whose civil rights have been violated.