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Accused of stalking Alec Baldwin. The case garnered nationwide attention, with USAToday, NYPost, and other media outlets following it closely.

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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

Todd Spodek is a second generation attorney with immense experience. He has many years of experience handling 100’s of tough and hard to win trials. He’s been featured on major news outlets, such as New York Post, Newsweek, Fox 5 New York, South China Morning Post, Insider.com, and many others.

In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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The reason is simple: clients want white glove service, and lawyers who can win. Every single client who works with the Spodek Law Group is aware that the attorney they hire could drastically change the outcome of their case. Hiring the Spodek Law Group means you’re taking your future seriously. Our lawyers handle cases nationwide, ranging from NYC to LA. Our philosophy is fair and simple: our nyc criminal lawyers only take on clients who we know will benefit from our services.

We’re selective about the clients we work with, and only take on cases we know align with our experience – and where we can make a difference. This is different from other law firms who are not invested in your success nor care about your outcome.

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Federal Criminal Defense

By Spodek Law Group | July 27, 2023
(Last Updated On: July 28, 2023)

Last Updated on: 28th July 2023, 07:23 pm

Federal Criminal Defense Attorneys Can Help

If you’ve been accused of committing a federal crime, you probably have many questions and concerns. Federal crimes can be anything from drug charges to white collar crimes. As you may already be aware, federal courts and the criminal proceedings operate much differently than their state criminal counterparts. An attorney that’s skilled in federal criminal defense is an absolute necessity in these matters.

Take these steps to make the process easier:

The absolute first thing you should do is seek out a skilled federal criminal attorney. You’ll want to prepare questions to interview them and prepare any documentation you may have to support your case. Explaining the entire scenario and providing as much detail as possible will give them a better idea as to how they can assist you. Occasionally, they may be able to provide you with some feedback as to how the case may play out. Be certain to disclose any details that may not show you in a positive light. These things may be viewed from a completely different perspective from a legal standpoint.

The next step may be surprising to some; however, it’ll make the process much easier for most facing this type of major life event. Hiring a therapist is typically recommended for many people facing federal criminal charges. This is incredibly beneficial for sorting out your thoughts and being able to handle your emotions in a more constructive manner. Therapists are also able to help you come up with coping strategies that can be used whenever you feel a considerable amount of stress. Being thoroughly honest with the therapist is important for them to accurately understand exactly what you’re going through. A skilled therapist can get to the root cause of the issues and provide you with a diagnosis if applicable. With appropriate care, you may be able to avoid future concerns. You’ll also be able to seek other medical care if appropriate to effectively treat the condition.

Understanding the federal criminal court process:

The federal criminal process differs greatly from state level cases. The process tends to be much more complex and hiring an attorney with federal level experience is strongly advised. The order of events and the way they’re handled and by whom also differs. The United States Department of Justice, Offices of the United States Attorneys website offers a comprehensive outline of the entire process and how it works. Click here to access their website for more information.

Attorney-client privilege and what it means for your case:

Attorney-client privilege is one of the biggest assets to any court case. This protects you and the attorney from disclosing any information that falls under this designation. After you’ve been notified of an investigation or charges being filed against you, it’s important that you mark all documents clearly at the top with this designation. This way, any information that’s requested of you after the proceedings are underway will be protected information. While there are specifics and limitations that your attorney will review with you, it’s a protective step you can take on your own. Attorney-client privilege is one of the biggest advantages in any criminal matter and especially in federal criminal cases.

Additional steps you can take to protect yourself when facing federal criminal charges:

If your case is high-profile in nature, it’s important that you not discuss the matters publicly and especially not with the media. As we’ve seen in the news repeatedly, things are often taken out of context and used against the individual or company being charged. Even discussing the matters with friends and family should be avoided. While it’s unlikely that most people will be subjected to extreme surveillance measures such as phone tapping, private investigators are often used in these matters. Keeping a low profile and maintaining your composure is critical during any type of investigation or criminal proceeding.

Get in touch with our federal criminal defense attorneys for your no-risk or obligation case evaluation:

Our attorneys will be happy to discuss your case or investigation. We have helped many people beat or significantly reduce the impact of federal criminal charges. We’ll provide you with the best feedback possible and work out an arrangement that’ll provide you with the best possible defense and outcome. Get in touch with us online or by telephone, today.

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